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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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How to Clean Your Stove at Living In Chico or Redding Apartments

Mar 26, 2019 9:25:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

When you get around to Spring cleaning your Chico or Redding apartment, don't forget about the stove. A "self-cleaning" oven doesn't mean you get to totally neglect it. After a long cold winter of frying bacon and making baked goods, odds are that our apartments have messy stoves in need of a deep clean.

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What to Do If You Find Pests in Your Chico or Redding Apartment

Mar 19, 2019 9:18:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Bugs, mice and rats, oh my! Unless they are paying rent, these are roommates that you don't want to have. When you find signs of pests in your Chico or Redding apartment, what do you do? Check out the steps below to help eliminate what is attracting pests, eradicate them and keep them from coming back.

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Get the Most Out of Your Walk Through in Chico or Redding Apartments

Feb 28, 2019 10:05:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Once you have signed on the dotted line and it's time for you to move into one of the beautiful apartments in Chico or Redding California, the walk through is next up on your to-do list. This is when you and the resident manager walk through your new apartment and take note of the condition of every inch of your apartment. If your complex doesn’t require a walk through, we recommend that you call the office and schedule one. Here is a list of ways to get the most out of you walk through.

Bring a Camera

It is important to take pictures of the damages for your records. If the fan has a ding on one of the blades, take a picture of it. If there is grout missing from the bathtub, take a picture of it. Remember to bring a camera or pull out your phone. At Amanda Place Apartments in Chico California, the office manager will take pictures of the damage and post it to your account online so you can access them at your convenience.  

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Laundry Day: Keep Your Clothes Dry While It's Raining

Feb 12, 2019 9:20:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Being in the middle of winter, rain is a common occurrence when in Chico apartments, you might find yourself needing to do laundry while it's raining.

But what do you do when you must walk to an on-site laundry room or drive to a laundromat with a hamper full of clothes? These tips will help you start thinking out of the box when it comes to transporting your clothes when it’s raining.

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Rad Resources for Your Chico or Redding Apartment Experience

Feb 5, 2019 9:21:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

If you live in any Chico or Redding apartments, you'll soon find out that living in an apartment is a different experience than living in other types of housing.

Apartment living has its own pros and cons. When you're new to living in an apartment, it may seem like you have a lot to learn. That's why we've created these resources for you, so that the learning is easy to comprehend and can be applied to your day-to-day life.

So where are these resources?

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Browsing Chico Rental Properties? Look No Further Than Hignell Rentals!

Oct 16, 2018 9:22:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Searching for an apartment complex to call your new home? Looking at dozens of Chico rental properties can be tiring and can feel as though you're searching in circles. What if you didn’t have to search through dozens of different websites to find your new home and you could be successful by looking at just one website? You've arrived at that site!

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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.