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Safely Set Up Your Electronic Entertainment in Your Rental Property

Nov 24, 2021 10:54:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Setting up your home entertainment system is exciting. When you get a new TV or upgrade your game console you can’t wait to patch it all together. With "Black Friday" sales going on all week, you may be more inclined to end up with a new electronic device you'll be setting up soon in your Chico or Redding apartment.

But as you plug more and more electronics into that single wall outlet you start to wonder, “Is there a limit to how many devices I can plug into this? That’s what power strips are for, right?”  Hold on! The power from a single electrical outlet is not an unlimited resource and it can be dangerous to overload it. Find out how to avoid tripping breakers or causing electrical fires by reading these tips.

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Tips to Clean Your Chico Rental For Holiday Get Togethers

Nov 22, 2021 4:20:44 PM / 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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Rental Living Tips: Dealing with Less Than Perfect Neighbors

Nov 16, 2021 2:04:00 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Searching for a rental in Chico, Redding or surrounding areas in Northern California can be a frustrating and time consuming activity, but once you find one you love, the time you spent searching almost always feels worth it. However, when it comes to rental living, you can’t always control who you end up living next to, and in some cases, you may end up with less than ideal neighbors.

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10 Ways to Rescue a Rental Property Bathroom

Nov 9, 2021 3:20:00 PM / 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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Pumpkin Spice Splendor: 9 Fall Recipes for Your Chico Apartment

Oct 26, 2021 10:45:54 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

We find ourselves smack dab in the middle of the Pumpkin Spice season. 

While we may be in the middle of the PSL season, true holiday baking has yet to really hit. Yet with Halloween right around the corner and Thanksgiving on its coat tails it's time to brace yourself for pumpkins galore and a sugary round of holiday baking. 

To make sure you continue to celebrate the season right, we have found 9 pumpkin recipes for your Chico apartment that will make you wish it was fall, all year long!

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October Fall Recipes

Oct 7, 2021 2:59:28 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

In California, October is the turning point of summer and fall. Where the weather has started to get a little colder (especially in the mornings) and the leaves are just beginning to change colors.

It's also the best time to take out all your baking and cooking tools and bring the season of Fall into your kitchen! There is nothing better than making delicious fall inspired dishes that use fresh, in-season ingredients. 

What’s In-Season for California in October?

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5 Ways to Give Your Chico Rental Properties Some Love

Sep 11, 2021 3:54:00 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

When moving into a new place or after being in the same location for awhile, you might feel like you need to refresh your living space in ways that won’t break the bank or challenge your lease agreement. Sometimes just a little bit of TLC and a few updates is all it will take to revive the Chico rental properties where you live.

Here are some ideas to get you started:

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7 Ways to Update Chico Rental Properties Without Needing Permission

Sep 9, 2021 3:38:00 PM / 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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Rental Living Tips: Call Maintenance Staff When You Need Them!

Sep 8, 2021 3:23:06 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

One of the bonuses of rental living is the fact that you can call maintenance staff to take care of, well, maintenance. The only problem, though, is that many people consider themselves a "Do It Yourselfer" which means they are confident they can fix that pesky leak themselves. That being said, there are obviously situations in which such people find themselves in where they are forced to swallow their pride and ask for help.

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Unique Rental Living Ideas for Your White Walls

Aug 25, 2021 10:00:30 AM / 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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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.