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The Dangers of Not Cleaning Your Washing Machine

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Cleaning your washing machine? Why would you possibly need to clean your appliance when its sole job is cleaning? The idea may seem a little odd but the truth is, almost every appliance in your home needs maintenance of some kind. Just as our bodies require self-care activities like regular eating, bathing and physical exercise to maintain peak health, so do the machines in our home. If you want to keep your…

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Abt Exclusive Employee Spotlight

Employee Spotlight: Aimee Nielsen

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It’s fall, y’all! The change of the seasons is always exciting, and we’re thrilled to shine our employee spotlight on Aimee Nielsen! Aimee is in our Builder’s Division in Builder Sales, where she works directly with builders to help them find just what they need for their projects. Whether builders are working on single-family homes or Chicago skyscrapers, Aimee and her team help to outfit them with all the appliances they need.…

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Celebrate National Air Fryer Day With Abt

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As National Air Fryer Day approaches on September 26th, it’s the perfect time to celebrate this revolutionary kitchen appliance. Abt is excited to join in on the festivities and share why having a versatile air fryer in your home is an absolute must. In recent years, air fryers have taken the culinary world by storm, and for good reason. These compact devices have rapidly gained popularity due to their ability to create…

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Air Fryer Chicken Quesadillas

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Welcome back to autumn days, when weekends are full of football games and even better game-day gatherings. Make sure you’re ready for the rush with our 3-ingredient air fryer chicken quesadillas recipe. They come together in about 10 minutes, so they’re ideal for last-minute plans or busy hosts. These quesadillas are easy to make and have just chicken and cheese inside them, making them perfect for picky eaters. Even better, they’re easy…

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Fall Patio Ideas: Prep Your Yard For The Season

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When homeowners think of their outdoor patio, they often think of summertime. They imagine sitting on the porch with a cold beverage, maybe getting a tan. But the truth is, if you’re only using your patio half the year, you’re only reaping half the benefits. Falling leaves and lower temperatures don’t mean your patio is out of commission, it just means you have to get creative. Prepare your yard for the changing…

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How to Host the Ultimate Football Party at Home

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Football season is back, and that means it’s time to gather your friends and family for unforgettable game day experiences. Whether you’re cheering for your favorite team or just in it for the snacks and camaraderie, hosting the perfect outdoor football party at home requires a few key ingredients. An outdoor TV, grill, outdoor heaters and an air fryer are just a few items that can enhance your outdoor football party at…

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New & Now: Sonos Move 2

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Calling all audiophiles: we’re just five days away from the newest Sonos product launch, the Move 2. This is the brand’s third portable speaker release and the follow-up to the original Move speaker. With an upgrade to stereo sound, redesigned controls and an improved battery, the Sonos Move 2 takes versatility to the next level. If you’re in need of a new music companion, keep reading to learn more about this speaker’s…

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Garage Organization Ideas

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In search of garage organization ideas for your space? The garage is kind of like a basement: people use it for all sorts of things, from furniture storage to band jam sessions to football-watching parties to, well, car storage. But as time goes on, this space can easily become cluttered and crammed with stuff you don’t use. Many online articles might focus on giving you a clear, empty, yard-work-focused space, but we…

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Apple Event 2023: “Wonderlust”

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The Apple Event 2023 is here! “Wonderlust” gave us some exciting new launches, most importantly the announcement of iPhone 15. Check out our full recap: The event opened with a video short about the health and safety features on Apple Watch and iPhone and people saved by those features. Centered around each person’s birthday, they each shared how their device saved their life. It was a powerful moment from Apple that took…

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Abt Exclusive News

Abt Wins Control4 Top Volume Award of 2023!

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Abt has been honored with the Control4 Top Volume Award of 2023! We’re excited to show that we value both our custom audio customers and dedicate ourselves to Control4’s quality products. To receive the award, Greg, Brett, Neil and Lukasz from our Custom AV team are out at CEDIA expo, an exposition where those on the cutting edge of residential technology can show their stuff. We’re glad that our team is representing…

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