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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

How to Avoid Disputes Over Chico Apartment Security Deposits

Posted by Living In Chico Team

March 03, 2017

You don’t have to follow Judge Judy to know that the most common reason apartment managers and residents face off in small claims court is because of a disagreement over the return of the resident's security deposit. Keep on reading if you want to learn more about how to avoid any issues regarding your security deposit. 

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Topics: Living in Chico, safety, Security Deposits

Do You Have An Emergency Kit for Apartments in Chico California?

Posted by Jessica Miley

January 06, 2017

Are you prepared for the storm that is predicted to start this weekend? Along with heavy rain, there will be strong winds. This means you should limit travel this weekend to a minimum, and with the flood watch starting January 7th at 4pm and predicted to be lifted January 11th at 4pm, the likelihood of the electricity going out is high. 

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Topics: apartment living, safety

Make Your Spooky Fun Halloween Plans While Living in Chico

Posted by Jessica Miley

October 07, 2016


Are you looking for fun things to do in Chico for Halloween? Lucky for you, because you're living in Chico, you have different options for you that are safe and fun. So grab your family and make plans for the last day of October!

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Topics: safety, Funner, Community Support

How To Get Your Living in Chico Apartment Ready For Holiday Traveling

Posted by Jessica Miley

December 18, 2015

Going out of town for the holidays? Now is a good time to educate yourself on how to make your Living in Chico apartment ready for you to be gone for an extended period of time.

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Topics: apartment living, safety

Apartment Safety Tips to Remember While Living in Chico

Posted by Jessica Miley

December 09, 2015

It seems like there has been an increase of crime here in our little town of Chico, and it can leave many residents wondering what can be done to stay safe. With the sky falling dark earlier during the winter months it's easy to find yourself wondering what you can do to stay safe in your apartment complex while living your day-to-day life. Here are a few tips to help you stay safe while living in Chico.

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Topics: safety

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