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The 3 Step Guide to Renter's Insurance

May 24, 2019 1:23:07 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Renter's insurance isn’t just for the worry warts, nerds, and type-A’s of the world. It's actually an incredibly smart and practical resource to have in your corner, especially for those unpredictable (costly) moments in life.

Skipping two Starbucks drinks a month could be what stands between you and the financial loss of that $1,800 Mac Book Pro you so dearly love, or the family heirloom bracelet your grandma gave you, or even the sum total of your entire living room. Accidents happen, theft happens, and natural disasters definitely happen.

Don’t be naïve about renter's insurance -- give up one restaurant cheeseburger a month, and buy into a plan that could save you from serious financial setback. Check out this easy 3 step guide to get started.

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How to Assemble a Fire Emergency Kit and Build an Evacuation Plan

May 22, 2019 4:06:53 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Living in a Northern California rental, the threat of a wildfire is all too real, especially after the destruction left by the Carr Fire in Redding and the Camp Fire in Paradise. However, these tragic occurrences can re-instill the importance of having a fire emergency kit and an evacuation plan.

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Do You Have An Emergency Kit for Your Apartment in Chico or Redding?

May 1, 2019 3:12:32 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Do you have an emergency (or disaster) kit for your apartment? These kits are normally talked about on the news when large storms like hurricanes and tornadoes hit towns, but even something as simple as the electricity going out for a few days requires a kit and readiness.

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4 Essential Christmas Tree Tips for Apartments

Dec 26, 2018 9:22:06 AM / by Janet Armstrong

Christmas trees are one of the best parts of the holiday season, but setting one up can be quite a hassle. If you're one of the many people living in homes or apartments in Northern California, here's some helpful tips for setting up a Christmas tree.

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Protect Your Car In Your Apartment Parking Lot

Jul 20, 2018 2:48:00 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

According to the California Highway Patrol there were 175,351 vehicles stolen in California in 2017. That's a value of approximately $1.3 billion. That doesn't even include the thousands of car break-ins where thieves just smash and grab cellphones and other items left visible in cars. San Francisco is having a car break-in epidemic, with almost 30,000 vehicle break-ins recorded last year.

So how do you keep your ride safe from would-be thieves in your Chico and Redding apartments? Follow these simple rules to drastically reduce your risk...

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What to Do About Transients Near Your Chico Apartment Complex

May 23, 2018 9:18:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

It's no secret that Chico, like many cities is dealing with a homelessness problem. This is a multi-faceted issue that involves everything from mental health, to the local economy and unemployment, to substance abuse. The 2017 Homeless Point In Time Census & Survey Report estimates that around 0.88% of Butte County residents do not have a home. That's close to 2,000 people. The transient population in Chico is being hotly debated in the city council right now and views on how to help solve this problem vary greatly. Regardless of where you fall on the issue, it can be surprising to find that transients are regularly hanging out near your Chico apartment. So what do you do?

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Clubhouse Rules at Your Chico Apartment Complex

Jan 24, 2018 9:19:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

One of the benefits to living in a Chico apartment is the amenities that are offered to you both inside your apartment and around the complex. While each complex has its own list of outdoor amenities, there are some that are universal. For instance, each complex has a swimming pool, lighted parking, and BBQs. The biggest and best amenity we have is our recreation room, also known as a clubhouse, which is available at almost all of the Chico apartment complexes.

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Etiquette Tips for Apartment Living with Pools

Jan 12, 2018 9:19:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Everybody loves the pool. When summer temperatures can spike well over one-hundred degrees, apartment living with pools are is in high demand. 

Swimming is a great way to beat the heat without breaking the bank on your air conditioning bill. Apartment living in a diverse community means that people may have different expectations for behavior in and around the pool. 

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Once Upon a Time: A Tale of Renter’s Insurance

Oct 25, 2017 12:00:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Once upon a time there was a woman named Mary and she had a sister named Sandra. Since the sisters were only a few years apart they became the best of friends growing up. They did everything together from dance camp to cooking classes to reading the same books.

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Safety Reminder: Pool Area Rules at Your Apartment

Jun 19, 2017 12:00:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

The sun is out and the sky is blue, which means it's time to get out and enjoy the amenities at your Chico or Redding apartment. Cool off in the beautiful spacious pools or relax in the hot tub. Enjoy the warm weather and have a blast this summer.

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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.