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

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

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: Living in an Apartment, Cleaning Tips

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: The Stuff You Wished You Hadn't Moved

Posted by Jenna Redman

March 21, 2018

Did you do your best to go through your clothes, furniture, and appliances before you moved, but still moved things you wish you hadn’t? Was there just no time to go through everything before moving? Whichever situation you find yourself in one thing is certain, you have items you wished you hadn’t moved and you now need to get rid of them.

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Topics: Apartment Living, Living in an Apartment, Renter Solutions

Safely Set Up Your Electronic Entertainment in Chico Rental Properties

Posted by Ben Olberg

March 02, 2018

Setting up your home entertainment system is exciting. When you get a new TV or upgrade your game console you can’t wait to patch it all together. But as you plug more and more electronics into that single wall outlet you start to wonder, “Is there a limit to how many devices I can plug into this? That’s what power strips are for, right?”  Hold on! The power from a single electrical outlet is not an unlimited resource and it can be dangerous to overload it. Find out how to avoid tripping breakers or causing electrical fires by reading these tips.

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Topics: Living in an Apartment, Energy Tips

Apartment Living Hacks for Getting Mail and Amazon Packages

Posted by Ben Olberg

January 20, 2018

With the continuing rise in online shopping, especially around the holidays, there has been a spike in package theft. So what can you do to make sure you don’t become one of the 30% of Americans who say they have experienced package theft? Try to make sure you’ll be around when your package is delivered, and if you know you’ll be at work or out of town you should take precautions. Package theft can occur within minutes of delivery. Check out these package delivery hacks for apartment living.

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Topics: Apartment Living, Living in an Apartment

Holiday Party Ideas Your Friends Will Attend at Your Chico Apartment

Posted by Jenna Redman

December 01, 2017

You know how each holiday you wished you had some fun party planned for you and your friends or even your neighbors at your Chico apartment? Last year you saw all those cool ideas but you just don’t know where that list went or if anyone would want to attend those parties.

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Topics: Living in an Apartment, Holidays

Ways to Keep Cozy in Chico Apartments

Posted by Serene Skiffington

November 22, 2017

As the rain sprinkles down and the temperature drops, the chilly winter weather reminds us to keep calm and cozy up in Chico apartments.

Now is the perfect time to fill your space with soft pillows, knit blankets, wool socks, coffee and candles. 

Create the perfect ambiance to cushion the harsh winter temps! Follow along below for tips and tricks on how to keep cozy in Chico apartments:

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Topics: Living in an Apartment, Decorating your Apartment

How To Host Thanksgiving at Apartments in Chico California

Posted by Serene Skiffington

November 17, 2017

Gobble gobble! Thanksgiving is right around the corner and that means it's time to break out your holiday apron, dust off the old cookbook and gear up to be the hostess with the mostest! Serve your guests in splendor at apartments in Chico California!

If you agree that the perfect amount of butter is when it starts to pool underneath your dinner roll, then we are on the same page and you'll love this post. 

Let this blog serve as your official guide to hosting an epic Thanksgiving. 

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Topics: Living in an Apartment, Fall in Chico, Holidays

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