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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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7 Ways to Update Chico Rental Properties Without Needing Permission

September 9, 2021 / 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!

September 8, 2021 / 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

August 25, 2021 / 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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Reversible Rental Living Upgrades to Try

August 22, 2021 / by Hignell Rentals Team

Rental living often means that you're stuck with neutral, boring, rental grade features in your home. Sure, there’s nothing wrong with plain, but sometimes you want a little bit of flair in your home to make it feel like yours.

Here are some reversible upgrades you can do to spice up your rental that may be temporary but will make you feel like you’re there to stay. All you need is some tools and determination.

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5 Ways to Rescue a Rental Property Kitchen

August 21, 2021 / by Hignell Rentals Team

Does your rental kitchen need rescuing? Maybe you need to maximize the small space you have to work with, need ideas to personalize it, or it just needs to be cleaned up a bit.

No matter what you need we have some rental living tips to help you function better in your kitchen!

1.  Peg Board

Hang a large peg board on a wall in your kitchen and use it to hang your mugs, pots, pans, cooking utensils, kitchen towels or pot holders. 

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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.