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Turn Chico Rental Properties Into Chic Sanctuaries

May 26, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

It's easy to see how living in an apartment can feel drab. It's common for renters to have restrictions on painting walls, removing carpet, etc., so uniformity is normal to see when you look at different complexes.

What can you do to help decorate your place so that when you have friends over it doesn’t feel like a unit but a home? Here are several decorating tips to help turn Chico rental properties into chic sanctuaries where everybody will enjoy spending time and relaxing.

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Tips to Take Chico Rental Properties From Drab to Fab

January 22, 2022 / 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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10 Ways to Rescue a Rental Property Bathroom

November 9, 2021 / by Hignell Rentals Team

The throne room in your rental may not exactly be fit for a king, but it’s one of the most visited places in your home, so you want it to at least feel as clean and organized as possible. Bathrooms in rental properties are usually neutral colors and don’t always offer extra storage space. However, you can make it feel and look luxurious by making just a few small yet easy changes.

Your goal may not be to have a bathroom that's literally "fit for a king", but if you can make your bathroom feel just a little more like a luxury spa, it's worth it!

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Start Decorating Chico and Redding Rental Properties for Fall Today!

September 21, 2021 / by Hignell Rentals Team

When you're looking around your apartment, do you see all the summer decor you set out a few months back? With school back in session and the leaves just slowly falling here and there it's pretty safe to start getting your apartment officially ready for the fall season. 

It may seem a little too soon since the weather dropped below 80 for the first time in several months over the weekend, but Wednesday is the first official day of fall so we are here to help! Check out these quick tips to decorate for fall in Chico or Redding rental properties. 

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7 Ways to Update Chico Rental Properties Without Needing Permission

September 9, 2021 / by Hignell Rentals Team

Do you ever feel like you need a change? Not necessarily a major change like having a baby or changing jobs, but maybe a routine change or a change of atmosphere. Your home is where you spend a lot of time and energy, and after a while you might just need to change things up around you. However, if you live in Chico rental properties you might think this is easier said than done because changing anything requires the property manager's permission. BUT, this isn’t always the case. Of course you should always check your rental agreement first, but there are updates you can make that are easy and don’t require a major project, but will leave your space feeling refreshed and renewed.

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Unique Rental Living Ideas for Your White Walls

August 25, 2021 / by Hignell Rentals Team

Rental living can leave you feeling like you have limitations to what you can and cannot do when it comes to decorating, especially when it comes to your walls. Yet, even though the place you're living is a rental you still want it to feel like home. So what else can you do besides paint or put a million little holes in your wall?

Below you'll find some simple, yet unique ways you can make your rental walls feel like home.

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Reversible Rental Living Upgrades to Try

August 22, 2021 / by Hignell Rentals Team

Rental living often means that you're stuck with neutral, boring, rental grade features in your home. Sure, there’s nothing wrong with plain, but sometimes you want a little bit of flair in your home to make it feel like yours.

Here are some reversible upgrades you can do to spice up your rental that may be temporary but will make you feel like you’re there to stay. All you need is some tools and determination.

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5 Ways to Rescue a Rental Property Kitchen

August 21, 2021 / by Hignell Rentals Team

Does your rental kitchen need rescuing? Maybe you need to maximize the small space you have to work with, need ideas to personalize it, or it just needs to be cleaned up a bit.

No matter what you need we have some rental living tips to help you function better in your kitchen!

1.  Peg Board

Hang a large peg board on a wall in your kitchen and use it to hang your mugs, pots, pans, cooking utensils, kitchen towels or pot holders. 

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Decorating Your Apartment for Spring and Summer

May 13, 2021 / by Hignell Rentals Team

In the midst of Spring everyone's really thinking about Summer, so why not make sure your apartment décor can span both seasons? Below you’ll find some great ideas on how to spruce up your apartment with both spring and summer décor!

Plants & Flowers

Nothing says fresh clean air and blue skies better than adding plants and flowers to your apartment, it truly brings the presence of the outdoors into your apartment. Your indoor plants bring in the beautiful green that you can see through your apartment windows (just think of your complexes’ freshly mowed lawn). The flowers add a touch of color to remind you that the new season brings with it new life.

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11 Mistakes to Avoid When Decorating

March 4, 2021 / by Hignell Rentals Team

Decorating your home should be fun! You're getting to pick out pieces that represent you as a person. 

However, when decorating there are a few things you should avoid altogether in order to help your space look the best that it can be. Here are some the biggest decorating mistakes. 

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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.