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Painting Fun!

July 01, 2021
One thing that can quickly give your home a whole new look is painting! Jason H. & Jason F., owners of Heritage Custom Painting, join Renee to talk about painting...

Landscaping For Your Home

June 24, 2021
Whether you enjoy working with plants or prefer to hire it out, landscaping can give your home a whole new look! On today's episode, Gregg Pulley with Wesley's Landscape, joins...

Is Your Home Really Protected?

June 17, 2021
We all have insurance on our homes but do we have the coverage we really need? Renee welcomes Brent Sutton, owner of Brent Sutton Agency with American Family to discuss...

How Much Will This Cost??

June 10, 2021
Most HVAC repairs around the home are not planned. Wondering how much the service will cost can be a big stressor! On today's episode, Renee discusses different types of services...

5 Things to Prepare Your Home for Summer

May 06, 2021
Owning a home can be a lot of work! Sometimes it seems like there is something that always needs to be fixed. Samantha Mitchell, Office Manager at LCS Heating and...

The One Thing Every Home in Indiana Needs

April 29, 2021
Have you ever experienced one of those spring days when it's beautiful outside but uncomfortable inside? On today's episode, Travis and Renee discuss how to know if you have an...

Real Comfort in the Home: A Homeowner’s Story

April 22, 2021
Purchasing a home is a huge decision! It's one that can create a lot of excitement, but anxiety too! Bernadette Buckley is a homeowner in Westfield, Indiana. She joins Renee to tell her...

Does Brand Really Matter?

April 15, 2021
When looking to replace HVAC equipment, homeowners often request a particular brand of furnace or air conditioner. This may be based on past experience, reviews or just luck! Renee invites AJ Eder,...

Recommendations on Maintenance: Am I Getting Sold?

April 08, 2021
Preventative maintenance is necessary to keep furnaces and air conditioners running as efficiently as possible. Sometimes your technician may have recommendations after completing the maintenance service. This can leave us feeling a little...

Warranties: So Many Choices!

April 01, 2021
Warranties can be quite confusing. What do they cover, how much are they, is it worth it? Renee and Service Technician Tyler Parke, share details and differences between part warranty,...

Your Pricing Questions Answered

March 25, 2021
On today's episode, Renee discusses some of the most frequently asked questions about pricing that you may receive when having work done in your home.

A Technician’s Story

March 18, 2021
When HVAC technician Tyler Parker started his career, he had no training and no experience. Renee invites Tyler to share his story on today's episode of Talkin' Trades.

A Career in the Trades: Part 2

March 11, 2021
Renee is back with Travis, her husband and co-owner of LCS Heating and Cooling, in Part 2 of the series about working in the trades. In this episode, they discuss...

A Career in the Trades: Part 1

March 04, 2021
Ever wonder what it's like to work in the trades? In Part 1 of working in the trades, Renee, along with her husband and co-owner of LCS Heating and Cooling,...

5 Things That Take Homeowners By Surprise

February 25, 2021
The heating and cooling system is one of the biggest investments in your home.  LCS Heating and Cooling Home Comfort Specialist, Travis Ross, joins Renee to discuss the 5 things that...

Comfort, Cost & Convenience

February 18, 2021
On today's episode Renee and her guest, James Yarnelle with Jackson Systems, discuss the 3 C's for your home: Comfort, Cost and Convenience.

Controlling Stress & Anxiety

February 11, 2021
Home projects and home emergencies can create some serious stress and anxiety! On today's episode, Life Coach Jenn Baron joins Renee to discuss ways to keep that stress under control.

Top 10 Things You Need to Know When Buying or Selling a Home

February 04, 2021
The real estate market is hot right now! Renee and Dayne Collings, Realtor with FC Tucker, bring their home experiences together to share realistic expectations for buyers and sellers

Investing in Your Home

January 28, 2021
Renee sits down with Jay Barclay, Financial Advisor at Strategic Financial Planning, to discuss 3 things to consider when spending money on your home.

How to Make the Most out of Working with Seasonal Businesses

January 21, 2021
With a little planning, there can definitely be some advantages to working with seasonal businesses. Renee gives a few tips on how to make this work for you.

Home Project Expectations

January 14, 2021
Need a major project done in your home? Renee talks through the process with Samantha Mitchell, the LCS Install Coordinator, so you know what to expect when having contractors in...

Cheap & Good: Can You Really Get Both?

January 07, 2021
It's common to hear someone ask for a recommendation for a service that is both "cheap and good." Renee and Travis discuss what you get with "cheap" and what you...

Humidifiers & Air Cleaners: Portable or Whole-Home?

December 24, 2020
Indoor Air Quality is a hot topic, particularly because of COVID-19. This has people wondering if air cleaners really work. Are they a gimmick or are they legit? Renee talks about this with homeowner,...

The 4 Most Common DIY HVAC Tasks

December 17, 2020
Some people choose DIY projects around the home to save money and some do it for pure enjoyment! Renee chats with her dad and do-it-yourselfer, Rick Rowand, about the 4 most...

What You Need to Know If You Have a Smart Thermostat

December 10, 2020
Smart Thermostats are the gaining popularity with homeowners.  Renee chats with LCS Service Manager, Mark Harvey, about the right thermostat for your home as well as program settings to be...

Time to replace or repair?

December 03, 2020
An increasing number of people are now working from home and virtual learning is also bringing the kids home too. With everyone home all the time, things can get uncomfortable...

Making sure your home is comfortable for the holidays

November 19, 2020
For Thanksgiving, the inside temps can rise with a houseful of guests and all day cooking. Include the unpredictable Indiana weather outside, and that could put a strain on your...

5 things to do around your home now to save money later

November 12, 2020
Renee along with husband and co-owner, Travis, share five simple and very important things you can do now around the home that will save a lot of money later!

Talkin’ Trades Trailer

November 07, 2020
It's time to make a change with our perspective of the trades.