September 15, 2017
When it comes to moving to a new apartment, Living in Chico is your one stop shop. A place to find resources, get your questions answered, and have more fun with your move.
In order for your life to be a little less stressful, and a lot more sweet, we have created a list of our most helpful moving resources to help you get the job done. Sugar coat your moving process with these resources that help with everything from finding a new apartment, to moving, to settling in.
Our hope is to make your moving experience smoother, so that you can be one of those rare people who says, “Besides the time it took, moving was a piece of cake!”
August 18, 2017
Once a procrastinator, always a procrastinator. Even if that means staying up until 2 a.m. to finish packing for your move. Our number one piece of advice: don’t panic.
It's okay that you waited to the very last minute to pack up all your stuff, really. Everything will be okay. BUT now it’s time to channel that inner beast mode that pushes you to accomplish a range of tasks in a short amount of time, as only a true procrastinator can.
To help get that inner beast mode in gear, we found these 6 Amazing Tips that have more information than you could ever think to ask about. So, take a deep breath and let’s get started.
July 05, 2017
It’s time to start preparing for your move, and because you’re a strategist, you approach your plan like a game of chess.
To aid you in your pursuit of total domination, there are 10 tips to live by if you’d like to checkmate your moving in Chico experience. Think of all the boxes in your house as the pieces on your chess board, and this guide from Lifehacker.com as your tip sheet to victory.
King, queen, rook, bishop, knight, and pawn, it’s time to get your moving mission on!
June 06, 2017
Imagine you are driving down the freeway and you see a small car zooming up beside you. You are quick to notice that the car is packed full of boxes and houseplants blocking the windows and on top is a mattress precariously flapping in the wind. Don’t be this guy.
While preparing for your upcoming Chico move consult the tips below to avoid common mistakes.
From the awkward hand-me-down furniture your grandma gave you, to the stray pencils in your junk drawer, the unwanted items that don’t make the cut for your new apartment in Chico seem to pile up.
As you stare at the mountain of clothes you own, the overfilled pantry full of canned goods, or the junk piled in the closet, all of those moments where you put off sorting for donations have come back to haunt you. Faced with the task of deciding on what stays and what goes for every little thing can be overwhelming during your moving process. And although you may be tempted to take the easy way out, think of the positive impact you create by recycling, disposing, donating or even selling your unwanted items.
Read below for some creative and responsible ways to get rid of that flower print couch from the 70’s or the six bags of clothes you still have from high school.
If there's one thing Chico, CA is famous for, it’s our incredibly hot summer weather. And although the heat compliments our outdoor adventurous spirit, lush park, and beautiful rivers, it can make moving a bit more challenging. Moving can be a daunting task under the easiest of conditions…add in hot summer days and you might find yourself sizzling with frustration.Don’t let the Chico summer get the best of you.
Below are some helpful tips and tricks to battle the heat while you move into your new Chico apartment.
If you have found yourself facing the task of a last-minute move to Chico, CA, we have just the right resources to help you out. Not only do we offer great insight into the culture and community, our interactive website provides videos of featured apartments in Chico so that you can tour the layout, landscaping, common areas and more. We understand the stress that comes with choosing the right apartment, especially when you’re searching long distance offsite with little time to decide.
Moving time: It's exciting and you look forward to your new Chico apartment. But when it comes to the actual move, you dread it. The packing, cleaning and moving of your belongings is more than a chore, it's a gigantic and overwhelming undertaking. It doesn't take long to fill every room in your home with furniture, accessories and other personal belongings.
April 05, 2017
Well, somehow you got here. And somehow, you'll make it to your new place. It may help to remind yourself of these truisms as you look around your Chico apartment and wonder how you'll have everything packed and ready to go before moving day.
Of course, you've probably acquired a few possessions in the last year, so you'll have more to pack this time around. It takes more than wishful thinking to make one of life's top challenges go smoothly. It requires (at least a little) planning and some outstanding packing tips from professional movers.
You probably remember the “born planners” in school who dutifully recorded the date of every assignment and test in their calendar. On the other end of the spectrum sat the “wingers,” who assured others (and especially their teachers) that they could keep track of everything “in their head.”
You can take any habit to an extreme, but if you're planning to move out of your Chico apartment, the transition will go much smoother if you follow a timeline.