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Tips to Prevent Bed Bugs in a Rental Property

Jun 30, 2019 8:51:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

We all have a picture in mind when we think about bed bugs that could be lurking in our sleeping areas. The mattress covered in black bugs and our bodies covered in bites. But did you know that these are extremes and rarely happen? With the internet being so popular, we are quick to self-diagnose. Wouldn’t it be nice to have some real answers from a professional that you can trust?

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Rookie Rental Living Tips: How to Start a Budget

Jun 11, 2019 8:57:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

When you're living in a Chico or Redding rental property, the cost of living isn’t as astronomical as it is in the Bay Area. But if you're going to be leaving the nest and or moving to a different living situation, you still need to make a budget. Managing your money may seem like a difficult task but can be easy if done properly.

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Apartment Living Tips: How to Clean the Inside of Your Fridge

Jun 6, 2019 9:00:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

When you opened up your refrigerator today, what did you see? Better yet, what did you smell? We've all opened up the contraption that keeps our food cool and been hit with a stench from something sour that spilled a fragrance that resembles the left over onion that you cut up a few weeks ago for tacos. This is just a regular yet not-so-much-fun part of apartment living.

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Rental Living Tips to Clean Dirty Baseboards

Mar 28, 2019 12:00:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Have you noticed your dusty baseboards? Don’t worry, we've all been there before. Whether you were practicing your new yoga poses or playing with your cat, when you spend a longer period of time on the floor you get a new perspective of your surroundings. Here are a few rental living tips to help get the baseboards clean in your home.

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Rental Living Tips: Understanding the Role of the Apartment Manager

May 30, 2018 12:00:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

When it comes to rental living the person you'll deal with the most is generally the complex's apartment manager. Understanding the apartment manager's role will help you have a much better rental living experience.

The manager is the resident's representative and is in charge of the day to day operations of the entire community.

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12 Tips to Conserve Water Living in Chico Rental Properties

Jan 30, 2018 9:06:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

If you haven’t noticed, there’s been no excuse to grab your umbrella and go puddle jumping in the rain lately. In fact, California hasn’t seen rain since the beginning of December and 2013 was the driest year on record for the Golden State. Governor Jerry Brown has officially declared a drought emergency for the State of California. According to the LA Times, the Governor is requesting “all citizens to cut back at least 20% of their water use.”

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Tips to Clean Your Chico Rental For Holiday Get Togethers

Nov 21, 2017 9:22:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Whether you're hosting the holiday get togethers or just hosting a guest at your apartment, it's nice to have your Chico rental clean and ready for anybody to stay and visit! Getting your rental clean and organized can be a challenge especially in a time crunch. Here are a few tips to get you ready for rental cleaning!

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How to Boil Water + 4 More Beginner Cooking Tips for Apartment Living

Oct 20, 2017 12:00:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Let's be honest, the scene in the classic 1993 film, Mrs. Doubtfire, where Robin Williams catches the kitchen (and himself) on fire and decides to buy take out to serve as his own dishes, is the majority of us most nights of the week.

There is a special art to cooking that either you grasp entirely, or fail completely to understand.

Much of this depends on how well you know how to use your apartment appliances and cooking tools. 

For those of you living in Chico or Redding apartments who scratch pans, burn rice, cut your fingers, and can't seem to figure out how to even boil water...this blog is for you. Want to pull off a simple pasta? Keep reading for beginner cooking tips!

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Pumpkin Spice Splendor: 9 Fall Recipes for Your Chico Apartment

Aug 22, 2017 9:19:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

FALL. Coming leafy trees and coffee mugs near you!

Pumpkin Spice season is upon us, and we couldn't be more excited. We are ready to kick the summer heat waves to the corner and pull on cozy sweaters instead. 

The beginning of fall is customarily marked by the first cinnamon sprinkled drink we see on the menu at Starbucks, and it can't come fast enough. Pumpkin Spice Latte anyone?

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Rental Living Tips for Saving Energy

Apr 4, 2017 9:20:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

The warm weather will be here soon and it's never too early to start saving on your energy bill. Instead of turning on your air conditioner, constantly leaving fans on for circulation and other costly actions that will leave your wallet hurting, try these rental living tips to help keep as many pennies in your possession as possible during the hot months.

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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.