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My First Apartment: Tips for Doing Your Own Laundry

November 4, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

When you live at home you have the awesome bonus of usually having one of your parents do your laundry for you. Moving out and into your first apartment means no more parents doing laundry for you -- time to learn how to do it all on your own.

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Apartments Living Tips to Get Your Deposit Back

August 30, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

Your apartment is empty because you just spent the weekend moving every box and belonging you have. Now it's time to make sure that you do everything you can to get your deposit back.

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Have a Stale or Nasty Smell in Your Chico Rental Properties?

July 26, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

It's common for us to become “nose-blind” to the smells in our own home. Chico rental properties are no exception. With hot summer weather (or for that matter even in the cold months), we are less inclined to open up our windows to let fresh air in. So what is a renter to do?

You first need to figure out what is stinking up the place. Odors can come from your carpet, sofa, washer, toilet, sink, and so much more! It's hard to know how to clean different items in your apartment and how frequently you should clean them. Here are a few general tips to get you on the right track.

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Electric Burner Cleaning Tips for Apartments in Chico California

June 17, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

When you live in apartments in Chico California, it's common for you to have an electric stove.

All electric stoves, including the coiled burners, require a good cleaning every once in awhile. The next time you find yourself cooking and your food boils over onto the burner, take it as a sign that it's time to clean it. No need to worry, it won't take but a few steps to get them looking as before! Follow the tips below and see how easy and inexpensive the whole process really is!

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Learn How To Clean Your Air Vents in Your Rental

June 6, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

Did you know that you should be cleaning your air vents on a regular basis? Along with many other things in your apartment you have to be mindful of ensuring that these are clean. Your rental can be fairly easy to maintain if you know how to do it. Here is a how-to on cleaning your air vents. 

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Apartment Living: How to Clean Your Washer and Dryer

May 13, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

Whether you're moving out of your apartment and would like to get your deposit back or you have a pesky smell lingering in your space, apartment living requires that you know how to properly clean your washer and dryer.

Your washer and dryer are most likely used on a weekly basis but because they're not used every day, it's easy for grime to collect, laundry products to create residue, and for mildew to grow. Ew!

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Chico Rental Properties Floor to Ceiling Spring Cleaning Checklist

March 24, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

The first day of spring was just a few days ago. Before you get distracted by the warm sunshine and fresh air, get a head start on your spring cleaning.

If you’re like most human beings on the planet you don’t exactly look forward to spring cleaning your Chico rental properties, but you feel so much better after it’s done. So grab your rubber gloves, scrubbing brushes, and duster and get ready to tackle your spring cleaning full speed ahead with our floor to ceiling checklist.

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How to Clean Your Tub When Apartment Living

February 4, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

We've all been there: We take a look at our bathtubs, see the infamous ring, and realize that it's in need of a good scrubbing. Cleaning your apartment bathroom probably isn’t your favorite thing to do.

If you don’t spend your free time reading articles on how to clean your apartment, let alone the most efficient, cost-effective and safest way to clean your bathtub, don’t worry! That's what we're  here for, we do the research and find the information so you don’t have to. Keep reading to learn apartment living tips to get your tub sparkling today.

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7 Things You SHOULD Be Doing in Your Chico Rental Properties

February 2, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

There are lots of perks to living in Chico rental properties. From having a pool and hot tub to a well-manicured landscape, all without having to worry about paying for the upkeep!

One of the best things about living in an apartment would have to be the access to maintenance. When you own a home, it costs extra every time you call maintenance out to your house. Good news: here at Hignell Rentals general maintenance is part of the package. That means no checking to see if you can pay to fix it this month, YAY!

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What Can You Put in the Dumpster at Your Apartment?

January 27, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

We've all had that moment where you need to dispose of something and you're not sure what to do with it. It is garbage? Can you recycle it? Will it even fit into your trash bin? For those of you who are wondering what you can put in the dumpster at your Chico or Redding apartment, we have the answers...

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Hignell Rentals is Your Home for Northern California Rentals.

At Hignell Rentals we have been maintaining and renting properties in the North State since 1970. We value relationships and caring communities, honoring and encouraging one another, unwavering integrity, uncommon generosity, and growth and innovation. We strive to provide our residents with a quality living environment across the North State in Redding, Red Bluff, Chico, Oroville and surrounding areas.