When you’re looking for a place to call home, one of the most important factors to consider is safety. Apartment living can offer a number of safety features, but there are some things that are easy to overlook when touring potential new places to call home. Here is a new apartment checklist to help you settle in and be safe and sound.
Most of us know what to do in an emergency situation, call 9-1-1, but when you’re in an unusual apartment living situation do you know what’s NOT considered an emergency?
In other words, do you know when to disturb your apartment manager and when it’s up to you to put on your adulting hat and troubleshoot? The following scenarios should be insightful for you!
When you're stuck inside for over a month and only leave your apartment out of necessity (i.e. groceries or toilet paper have run out), you can become lax in remembering to keep your stuff safe.
The holiday season brings anticipation of a certain kind to everyone. For some it’s being able to see family that live far away; others become excited to make that special holiday meal that only gets made once a year. No matter what you’re anticipating this holiday season there’s bound to be some kind of cooking going on.
Going out of town for the holidays can be exciting and stressful all at the same time! There are so many things you have to do before walking out the door like packing, wrapping any presents you need to take with you, securing the house, etc.
With the long list of things that need to be completed before you leave, it's understandable if securing your home is just checking lights and making sure all the doors and windows are locked when you leave.
We get it, the season is here and it's time to get into the Christmas spirit.You take out the boxes of Christmas decorations or you head to the store to get the latest in décor. First things first, let’s go over the safety basics for decorating Chico rental properties.
Are you looking for fun things to do in Chico for Halloween? Luckily, you have different options for you that are safe and fun. So grab your family and make plans for the last day of October!
If you live in a Hignell Rentals property, you have access to after-hours emergency maintenance to help make sure you're living in a safe, comfortable environment.
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.
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.