Fireworks in Chico

Posted by Jenna Redman

June 20, 2018


Happy 4th of July!

Fireworks, the one event that captures the attention of all ages. It’s the time of year to celebrate Independence Day together and gather as a community to watch the dark sky light up in magnificent colors. The feeling of unity it brings to a town is remarkable. Do you remember as a child gathering the kids around your neighborhood and then walking to the end of your street to watch the fireworks in Chico? Everyone waited in eager anticipation for the first “boom” followed by an eye opening display of colors.

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Topics: Living in Chico, 4th of July, Summer Activities in Chico

Prepare Your Chico Apartment for Summer Vacation

Posted by Jenna Redman

June 13, 2018

Along with summer, comes all of those vacations you’ve been planning for the last few months, or the ones that just popped up on your radar. You’ve probably already thought through the kind of things you’ll need to get before you leave, but have you thought of your Chico apartment?

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Topics: Apartment Living, Rental Living, Safety, Summer Activities in Chico

How to Be a Considerate Pet-Owner at Your Chico Apartment

Posted by Ben Olberg

June 11, 2018

If you want to have a pet in your Chico apartment, there are some major considerations you need to work through. First off, not all apartments allow pets, so check with your property manager before you start looking for furry companions. There are usually size, quantity, species, and breed restrictions on what type of pets are allowed. Cats and dogs are the most common, with fish coming in a very distant third.

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Topics: Living in Chico, Living in an Apartment

Easy Summer Activities in Chico for Everyone

Posted by Jenna Redman

June 06, 2018

Do you ever feel like summer has a lot of expectations attached to it? That if you don’t plan a big adventure by the end of May you won’t get to do anything memorable? If you're a last-minute planner or want to add some fun summer activities to spruce up your summer, then you’re in the right place.

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Topics: Living in Chico, Summer Activities in Chico, Things to Do

12 Tips to Beat the Heat in Your Chico Apartment

Posted by Ben Olberg

June 03, 2018

We have already hit 97 degrees this year and it's only going to get hotter when summer is in full force. For anyone who has already survived a summer in their Chico apartment, you know it's a challenge to stay cool. We have nights that don't drop below 80 degrees until after 10 PM! The easy solution is to run your air conditioner 24/7, however you will have the unfortunate side effect of an astronomical power bill. Is there a smarter way to beat the heat? Check out these [12 tips]...

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Topics: Living in an Apartment, Summer Activities in Chico, Energy Tips

How to Wash Your Car at Your Chico Apartment

Posted by Ben Olberg

June 01, 2018

In the dry dusty Chico summers our cars start looking bad pretty quick. Living in an apartment usually means you don't have a driveway and hose available to be able to wash your own car. You can always take your car to one of the many car wash places in town, but the quality can vary and some of them get pretty expensive. Some people just really like washing their own car, whether it's because they do a better job getting all the details clean or they just enjoy working outside.

So what are your options?

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Topics: Living in Chico, Apartment Living, Living in an Apartment, Cleaning Tips

Rental Living Tips: Understanding the Role of the Apartment Manager

Posted by Paige Gilbert

May 30, 2018

When it comes to rental living the person you'll deal with the most is generally the complex's apartment manager. Understanding the apartment manager's role will help you have a much better rental living experience.

The manager is the resident's representative and is in charge of the day to day operations of the entire community.

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Topics: Apartment Living, Rental Living, My First Apartment

What to Do About Transients Near Your Chico Apartment Complex

Posted by Ben Olberg

May 23, 2018

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 a transients are regularly hanging out near your Chico apartment. So what do you do?

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Topics: Living in Chico

Etiquette to Follow When Using Living in Chico Recreation Amenities

Posted by Jenna Redman

May 23, 2018

Warm weather is upon us! All those outdoor activities you’ve been waiting for can now begin. The best part? Living in Chico has all the amenities you’ll need to make the summer season a memorable one. Looking for a place to cool off? All our complexes have a pool area. Want to play basketball, tennis, or volleyball? We have the courts for you. We even have fitness centers, clubhouses, and BBQs.

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Topics: Living in Chico, Apartment Living, Summer Activities in Chico, Amenities

8 Ways to Reduce Apartment Living Costs

Posted by Living In Chico Team

May 16, 2018

Are you looking to reduce your apartment living expenses? Sometimes a few little things make a big difference. It doesn’t take much to cut back costs. The hardest part is staying consistent with the methods used below. Try it out for a month and you just might see a difference in your bills. The more you apply these money saving suggestions the more you’ll save. Here are 8 ways you can start reducing your monthly expenses with some simple changes.

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Topics: Apartment Living, Living in an Apartment, Budget Tips

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