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Apartment Living Tips: How to Safely Dispose of Your Christmas Tree

Posted by Jenna Redman

December 27, 2017

Christmas is officially over. Sigh.

One of the best parts of the Christmas season is going to pick out your Christmas tree and spending time decorating it with all the family ornaments, colorful lights, or all the garland you can place on it. Apartment living may mean you have to become a little more creative when it comes to getting your tree inside your apartment, but it adds to the fun, right? PIVOT!

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Topics: apartment living, safety

10 Unusual Apartment Living Situations NOT Considered an Emergency

Posted by Paige Gilbert

December 22, 2017

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 the REM cycle of 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!

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Topics: safety

My First Apartment Checklist: Who to Call First in an Emergency

Posted by Jenna Redman

December 20, 2017

Moving into your first apartment can be an amazing experience. There are so many things you get to do now that you are on your own! 

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Topics: my first apartment, safety

Holiday Cooking Tips for Apartment Living Safety

Posted by Jenna Redman

December 13, 2017

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. As you may already know, apartment kitchens are on the smaller side. It can get tight when there’s more than one person moving around and prepping food. It’s important to make sure that everyone who helps you out is being safe with all the moving pieces and parts.

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Topics: apartment living, safety, Holidays

How To Get Chico Apartments Ready For Holiday Traveling

Posted by Living In Chico Team

December 08, 2017

Going out of town for the holidays? Now is a good time to educate yourself on how to make Chico apartments more secured while you're gone for an extended period of time.

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Topics: apartment living, safety

6 Maintenance Emergencies Living in Chico Residents Should Know About

Posted by Jessica Miley

October 27, 2017

Updated 10/27/2017

Do you live in a Living in Chico property? If you do then you have access to after-hours emergency maintenance to help make sure that you have a comfortable place to live.

But what is considered a maintenance emergency?

While living in apartments in Chico California, it might be difficult for you to know what you should call the after-hours line for. Here's a list to give you more of an understanding of what an emergency is and when you should call the after-hours number.

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Topics: apartment living, Renter Solutions, safety

How to Boil Water: 5 Beginner Cooking Tips for Chico Apartments

Posted by Serene Skiffington

October 23, 2017

Let's be honest, the scene in the classic 1993 film, Mrs. Doubtfire, where Robin Williams catches the kitchen (and himself) on fire and decides to buy take out to serve as his own dishes, is the majority of us most nights of the week.

There is a special art to cooking that either you grasp entirely, or fail completely to understand.

Much of this depends on how well you know how to use your apartment appliances and cooking tools. 

For those of you living in Chico apartments who scratch pans, burn rice, cut your fingers, and can't seem to figure out how to even boil water...this blog is for you. Want to pull off a simple pasta? Keep reading for beginner cooking tips!

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Topics: Living in an Apartment, safety

The 3 Step Guide to Renter's Insurance in Chico

Posted by Serene Skiffington

September 11, 2017

We're here to tell you from experience that 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 Macbook 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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Topics: Renters Insurance, safety

5 Tips For Keeping Your Stuff Safe at Your Chico Apartment

Posted by Jenna Redman

August 09, 2017

Signing the lease for a brand new apartment is the best feeling in the world. To be able to finally move all your things and place them exactly where you want them to go is a truly liberating feeling. You can go wherever you need and know that when you get back home, all your things will be exactly where you left them. 

What happens if you don’t feel like your valuables are safe in your apartment when you're gone?

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Topics: safety

10 Rules to Check On: Having Guests at Your Chico Apartment

Posted by Serene Skiffington

June 28, 2017

Although temperatures may be high, summertime in Chico is undeniably beautiful.

The city comes to life in the hot summer months, buzzing with friendly Farmer’s Markets, live music, and social events. The heat melts everything to a perfect golden hue, like Bidwell Park at sunset, or a dripping ice cream cone from Shuberts.

From the downtown restaurants filled with the sound of clinking laughter, to the outdoor adventures awaiting in Upper Park, summer is the ideal time to invite out of town guests to your Chico apartment, so that you can share the city’s splendors.

During this time of peak out of towners, it is important to check with your property manager on the following rules that your apartment complex may have:

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Topics: apartment living, safety, Summer Activities in Chico

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