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Have a Stale or Nasty Smell in Your Chico Rental Properties?

July 26, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

It's common for us to become “nose-blind” to the smells in our own home. Chico rental properties are no exception. With hot summer weather (or for that matter even in the cold months), we are less inclined to open up our windows to let fresh air in. So what is a renter to do?

You first need to figure out what is stinking up the place. Odors can come from your carpet, sofa, washer, toilet, sink, and so much more! It's hard to know how to clean different items in your apartment and how frequently you should clean them. Here are a few general tips to get you on the right track.

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Rental Living Tips for Saving Energy

July 19, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

The warm weather is here and you may be wondering how to save on your energy bill. Instead of turning on your air conditioner to the coolest setting, 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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Browsing Chico Rental Properties? Look No Further than Hignell Rentals!

May 10, 2022 / 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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4 Signs an Online Apartment Posting is a Scam

April 26, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

You're surfing the rental listings on Craigslist and you see the perfect place for you, but the price seems too good to be true - which means it probably is. 

Keep yourself from getting swindled and protect yourself from replying to a fraudulent posting by reading a few tips to keep you safe while searching for an apartment in Chico or Redding.

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Apartment Living Timeline for Moving Out: Things You Can Do Now

April 20, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

Whether you have just started looking for a new apartment or have found a place and are preparing to move out, there is an endless list of things to do. One of the tasks that seems most daunting is packing everything up. Of course, you can’t really pack up your life until your new place is ready to move in, right?  I mean, you need all this stuff on a daily basis, right? In reality, you can start packing over a month in advance.

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Energy Saving Tips to Try in Chico Rental Properties

March 31, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

We all want to save a few bucks and there are some easy things you can do while in Chico rental properties to help lower your energy bill. Even just a few dollars here and there could be the difference between treating yourself to that latte with an extra shot and having to brew your own beans at home every single day.

There are two big areas that can suck energy in your home,  heating and cooling system and lighting. There are also some small, easy things you can do that you might not have thought of.
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Chico Rental Properties Floor to Ceiling Spring Cleaning Checklist

March 24, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

The first day of spring was just a few days ago. Before you get distracted by the warm sunshine and fresh air, get a head start on your spring cleaning.

If you’re like most human beings on the planet you don’t exactly look forward to spring cleaning your Chico rental properties, but you feel so much better after it’s done. So grab your rubber gloves, scrubbing brushes, and duster and get ready to tackle your spring cleaning full speed ahead with our floor to ceiling checklist.

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[Quiz] Are You a Bad Roommate?

March 19, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

Have you ever stopped to consider what you’re like as a roommate? It’s easy to list the pros and cons about your roommate, but what if they listed all the things they loved and hated about you?  

If your rental living situation requires you to have a roommate, take a step back and look at yourself from a different perspective. Take this quiz to find out if you're a bad roommate or not - and be honest with yourself!

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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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How To Pick the Right Roommate For Yourself

January 4, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

To live alone or not to live alone? That is the question. We believe this is the most important question to ask yourself before you start looking for a rental.

Are you looking for a rental where you can afford to pay for everything yourself or do you want a better place where you split the cost with a roommate or two?

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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.