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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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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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Reminder of Hignell Rentals Patio Rules

Jun 24, 2015 11:14:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Summer time is here and hopefully you are finding yourself spending more time outside. The majority of our Hignell Rentals properties have wonderful patios that our residents enjoy. Now is a great time to give our residents a quick reminder of those patio rules that are stated in your lease.

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Stay Safe While Apartment Living With These 3 Tips

Oct 8, 2014 12:18:00 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Now that fall is upon us, it's getting colder and the sun is setting earlier, we want people apartment living to be safe. You may be wondering how this may affect you because you rent from somebody else. But living in an apartment complex, while it has its perks, can have its downfalls as well. 

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8 Apartment Living Tips to Prevent a Fire

Jun 3, 2014 12:00:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

With the recent fire that displaced 22 people from the Manzanita Gardens apartment complex we think it's important to discuss fire safety in apartments in Chico, Redding and surrounding areas in Northern California. Use these apartment living tips to make sure you're actively trying to prevent a fire in your apartment.

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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.