How to Extinguish the Effects of Wildfire Smoke in Your Apartment

Posted by Living In Chico Team

November 20, 2018

If you call a Living in Chico apartment home, then you have been affected by the smoke from the devastating Camp Fire that has impacted our local community. For nearly two weeks we’ve lived in a smoky haze, only venturing outside when we have to, and embracing N95 breathing masks as our new go-to accessory.

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Topics: Cleaning Tips, Living in an Apartment

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

My First Apartment: Tips for Doing Your Own Laundry

Posted by Jenna Redman

April 25, 2018

When you live at home you have the awesome bonus of usually having one of your parents do your laundry for you. Moving out and into your first apartment means no more parents doing laundry for you -- time to learn how to do it all on your own.

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Topics: Cleaning Tips, My First Apartment

What to Do If You Find Pests in Your Chico Apartment

Posted by Ben Olberg

April 22, 2018

Bugs, mice and rats, oh my! Unless they are paying rent, these are roommates that you don't want to have. When you find signs of pests in your Chico apartment, what do you do? Check out the steps below to help eliminate what is attracting pests, eradicate them and keep them from coming back.

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Topics: Cleaning Tips, Living in an Apartment

Ways to Prevent Carpet from Getting Dirty in Chico Rental Properties

Posted by Ben Olberg

April 20, 2018

Apartment carpets get abused. Life is already rough on your carpets, but in Chico rental properties where multiple renters have moved in and out, your carpet may be looking pretty sad. So what do you do to get the carpet looking nice and keep it that way?

When you first move into a new apartment make sure that the carpets have been professionally cleaned. This is pretty standard practice with apartment turnover, but you should always ask. Professional steam cleaning will get your carpet clean deep down where dust and allergens can hide. 

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Topics: Living in an Apartment, Cleaning Tips

Apartment Living Tips for Scrubbing Your Bathroom Tub & Toilet

Posted by Jenna Redman

April 18, 2018

It’s a strange thought that the process of cleaning yourself essentially makes a place dirty, usually this is reserved for places like your dishwasher or washer and dryer.

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Topics: Cleaning Tips, Apartment Living

How to Clean Your Stove at Living In Chico Apartments

Posted by Ben Olberg

April 06, 2018

When you get around to Spring cleaning your Chico apartment, don't forget about the stove. A "self-cleaning" oven doesn't mean you get to totally neglect it. After a long cold winter of frying bacon and making baked goods, odds are that our Chico apartments have messy stoves in need of a deep clean.

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Topics: Cleaning Tips

Rental Living Tips to Get You in the Mood for Spring Cleaning

Posted by Paige Gilbert

April 04, 2018

Now that the nice weather has arrived, it's time to open all the windows and start airing out your apartment. You can create even more space to breathe by doing some thorough spring cleaning. The key to truly enjoyable rental living is utilizing the space you have to the fullest and being as clutter-free as possible. That can be easily accomplished with a few simple spring cleaning tips.

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Topics: Apartment Living, Rental Living, Cleaning Tips

Tips for Moving Out of Apartments in Chico California

Posted by Jenna Redman

March 07, 2018

Let’s face it, moving is a huge ordeal and there is just nothing simple about it. Many people realize too little too late and discover that unless you want to pull a few all-nighters, you can’t leave everything until the week of moving day.

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Topics: Moving, Cleaning Tips, Rental Living

6 Things You Should NOT Be Doing in Chico Rental Properties

Posted by Jenna Redman

November 15, 2017

One of the best things about Living in Chico rental properties is the ability to fill out a maintenance request and have someone come out in a timely matter to look at your issue. What's even better is Living in Chico offers general maintenance as part of your monthly rent, that means not having to pay extra!

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Topics: Cleaning Tips, Amenities, Rental Living

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