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Would you rather: a.) Shovel out your driveway after a big snowstorm or b.) Pay your utility bills in January? Unfortunately, most of us donâ€™t actually get to choose whether or not to pay our utility bills â€“ that is, if we want to keep coming home to a warm house this winter. … [Read more...] about How to lower your heating cost: 5 DIY tips
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