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Pumpkin Carving Techniques So Easy It’s Scary [Infographic]

Oct 16, 2019 12:04:55 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Did you know that carving pumpkins originated in Ireland? Ancient Celtic cultures would actually carve turnips (pumpkins didn’t exist in Ireland) on All Hallow’s Eve and place an ember in them to ward off evil spirits. The Irish brought the tradition to America which has turned into a favorite October pastime for all ages and skills.

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Decorating Apartment Front Porches for Halloween or Fall

Oct 3, 2019 9:30:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Not everybody is a Martha Stewart mastermind when it comes to creativity, decorating and all things crafts. But just because you don’t have extreme crafting skills doesn’t mean that you can’t have Halloween or fall decorations on your front porch.

That’s right, just because you live in Chico or Redding apartments doesn’t mean that you can’t have some fun decorating and getting into the spirit of the season.

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Spice Up Your Space! Fall Decorating Tips for Your Rental

Sep 19, 2019 1:45:00 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Fall is the season of spice. It's the time when all the leaves change into beautiful colors before they fall off the trees and everyone remembers that they have many things to be thankful for. It's also the time for pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hay rides, and haunted houses. Speaking of houses, what are you going to decorate your home with?

The best part about fall is surely the decorations, so we thought we would give you some ideas on how to decorate your rental on a low-cost budget. 

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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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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: Cool Ideas For Your Spare Bedroom

Sep 11, 2018 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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Apartment Living Tips: 13 Ideas For White Walls [Sans Paint]

Aug 21, 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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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.