It seems counterintuitive that heavy snows would make people appreciative of the sidewalks they're shoveling, but some friends and colleagues are telling us that's what has been happening this winter.
With dropping temperatures and winter storms popping up across the country, homeowners may begin to notice energy troubles at home - high utility bills, drafty rooms, inconsistent temperatures inside the house and icicles hanging from the roof.
This isn't just cold, this is a life-threatening freeze that's breaking decades-old records across a huge swath of the country. So far, 20 storm-related deaths have been reported, including three people in Chicago who died while shoveling snow.
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