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Know the Rules: Wall Decorating Alternatives for Your 1 Bed Apartment

Aug 8, 2019 10:00:44 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Renting an apartment can have its ups and downs. While you don’t have to pay for any needed repairs while you live there, if you want to redecorate your apartment it’s not as simple as picking out paint swatches to find your favorite hue.

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7 Ways to Rescue a Rental Property Bedroom

Jul 30, 2019 10:13:52 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Your bedroom is your sanctuary and it should be treated that way. It’s not so much about what it looks like, but more about how it makes you feel. It should be your escape, your place of peace, relaxation, and rest. The best way to create this kind of atmosphere in your Chico or Redding rental property is by doing a few small actions each day. We’ve included a couple of bigger tasks too.  

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3 Ways to Rescue a Rental Property Living Room

May 14, 2019 8:51:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

You walk through the front door of your new home. The first thing you see is the living room. Right now you're hit with a feeling of starkness. White walls. Beige carpet. Generic furniture. No warmth at all. You searched for a rental in Chico or Redding for months. Now that you’ve moved in, you feel overwhelmed by the loneliness of the space. It’s so bare, even with your few pieces of furniture in there. But it doesn’t have to be! Here are 3 important things to consider so you can liven up your living room space and make it reflect exactly who you are.

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4 Essential Christmas Tree Tips for Apartments

Dec 26, 2018 9:22:06 AM / by Janet Armstrong

Christmas trees are one of the best parts of the holiday season, but setting one up can be quite a hassle. If you're one of the many people living in homes or apartments in Northern California, here's some helpful tips for setting up a Christmas tree.

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Ways to Keep Cozy in Chico Rentals

Nov 20, 2018 9:19:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

As the rain sprinkles down and the temperature drops, the chilly winter weather reminds us to keep calm and cozy up in Chico rentals.

Now is the perfect time to fill your space with soft pillows, knit blankets, wool socks, coffee and candles. 

Create the perfect ambiance to cushion the harsh winter temps! Follow along below for tips and tricks on how to keep cozy in Chico rentals:

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5 Tips for the Perfect Summer to Fall Transition

Sep 11, 2018 9:18:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

With early mornings becoming crisp and the sunrise being closer to 7:00 a.m. it's safe to say that fall is really here. Therefore, it’s time to transition your home from summer to fall (arguably one of the best seasons).

Take the time to look around your apartment and see what items you can place in a box to save for next year when it’s time to transition your place back to summer. For now, placing them in the back of your closet will save you from feeling like your home is stuck in last season (a giant no-no).

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Apartment Living Tips: 13 Ideas For White Walls [Sans Paint]

Aug 24, 2018 12:00:00 AM / by Living in Chico Team

So you live in an apartment and you have white walls. You might be among the group of people who see having white walls as boring, especially if your apartment manager doesn’t condone painting the walls. It may seem as though you don’t have any options to add color to your home but that is far from the case. Here are 13 ideas for you to brighten up your Chico or Redding apartment.

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Tips to Take Chico Rental Properties From Drab to Fab

Jan 5, 2016 9:21:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Take a look at your rental. Do you see plain walls, carpet, and rooms that don’t feel like home? Understandably rentals try to keep most of the colors in neutral to try to please future renters. But this doesn’t mean that you have to have a rental that is boring and not decorated. With the right shopping list you can take a room in your Chico rental properties and make it look like it was taken straight out of the Better Homes and Gardens Magazine

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Apartment Living Tips: Cool Ideas For Your Spare Bedroom

Sep 25, 2015 12:00:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

If your apartment living experience offers you the luxury of an empty bedroom, the possibilities may seem endless. If you have an extra bedroom that isn’t being used, what do you do with that extra space?

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My First Apartment Checklist: Do’s and Don’ts of Decorating

Apr 21, 2015 12:00:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

When you plan a party, which stage do you enjoy the most? Planning out the details can be stressful and time-consuming. Clean-up is depressing and tiring. Besides actually attending the party, most people would say they enjoy decorating for the party. The last item on your “My First Apartment Checklist” is to have fun decorating. Here are some suggestions for doing just that.

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