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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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Christmas Decor Packing Tips For Rentals in Chico California

December 30, 2021 / by Hignell Rentals Team

Now that Christmas has come and gone, you might be dreading the fact that you need to pack up your Christmas decorations. Especially when space in limited in your rental you might be questioning whether or not you have the space to fit those extra decorations that you couldn’t resist buying this year. But have no fear! We found a few tips that will help you make the job easier.

The folks over at Apartment Therapy list 10 tips on organizing and packing your Christmas decorations. 

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Rental Living Tips: Make Room in Your Fridge for Leftovers

December 18, 2021 / by Hignell Rentals Team

For most people, keeping tabs on every item in the fridge and how long it's been there isn't always top-of-mind. Who wants to think about disposing of all the leftovers that turned into science experiments in the Tupperware containers; the expired bottles of salad dressing that really shouldn’t be used past their expiration date, and that piece of produce that rolled undetected between the bottom drawer and the shelf?

So this weekend before the holiday fesitivites begin, do yourself a favor by grabbing a trash bag, a rag, and a face mask if you think it’s necessary to make room in your apartment fridge for the Christmas leftovers that are soon going to takeover.

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Safely Set Up Your Electronic Entertainment in Your Rental Property

November 24, 2021 / 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

November 22, 2021 / 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

November 16, 2021 / 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

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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October Fall Recipes

October 7, 2021 / 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

September 11, 2021 / 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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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.