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Bailey Johnk


Fall Patio Ideas: Prep Your Yard For The Season

A fenced in patio with string lights, a chair, pillow and blanket. Two small tables have lit candles, lanterns, a tea cup and croissants.

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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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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Abt Exclusive Products

Staff Picks: Favorites From Abt’s Sales Team

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As local customers may know, visiting the Abt store in Glenview is an unmatched experience, from the cozy home theater to the colorful fish tank. With the sheer amount of technology and home products we have to explore, there is something for the whole family to enjoy. However, one of the best parts of perusing our store is the top-notch assistance you’ll get from our team of expert sales specialists. They’re always…

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TVs & Electronics Videos

Samsung Q60C vs Q70C vs Q80C

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In 2023, Samsung released three new QLED TV models: the Q60C, Q70C and Q80C. If you’ve been looking for a new TV this year, you may be thinking, “They’re from the same brand, they’re the same type of TV and they look identical side by side”. Choosing between these models can become even more confusing once you start reading their lengthy, tech-heavy features lists. What exactly does each screen have to offer…

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Appliances Videos

Video Highlight! Dyson Gen5 Detect

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When it comes to to-do lists, cleaning the house is often the one task we dread the most. Tidying your living space takes time and can often be tiresome, especially if the mess you’re taking on is large. But thanks to high-quality cleaning products from brands like Dyson, vacuuming does not have to be the hardest step. In the video below, one of Abt’s technologists, Andrew, does an overview of the Dyson…

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Audio Computers

Back To School Tech: School Laptops & More

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Back-to-school shopping has begun and while collecting notebooks and folders for your classes is a fast and easy task, buying technology and electronics can be intimidating. Where do you start when there are so many choices? How can you be sure your big investment is going towards a device that will really work for you? Look no further than our back-to-school technology recommendations. We have school laptops, headphones and even more products…

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Easy-to-Make Dorm Room Recipes

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Moving away to college can be a fun new adventure, but when your parents are no longer there to help provide meals, what’s a young adult to do? Many students, at first, resort to fast food or vending machine snacks, which can unfortunately break the bank and have negative health effects over time. On the other hand, student housing rarely provides cooking appliances in rooms, so how do you go about cooking…

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Must-Have Dorm Appliances

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Now that you (or your child) have graduated high school, it’s time to take on the next adventure: college. With only a few weeks to prepare for the big move, there are plenty of appliances that you’ll need for your living space in order to increase productivity and independence. If you’re not sure where to start, explore our recommendations. Some of the products below are even available to win in our 2023…

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Workout Accessories For Every Fitness Regimen

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When it comes to fitness, there’s something for everyone. Whether you’re interested in aerobics, pilates, dancing or hiking, you’ll want products that are just as versatile as your exercise options. At Abt, we offer workout accessories that can be adapted to any regimen and benefit your health long-term. Take a look at our recommendations and get ready to break a sweat! Fitbit Sense 2 Advanced Health & Fitness Smartwatch Monitor your progress…

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Abt Exclusive TVs & Electronics Videos

Video Highlight! Sony A80L

A Sony A80L TV sitting on a TV stand in the living room of a city apartment in front of a leather couch.

Here at Abt, we know your living room is one of the best places to host and entertain your friends and family all year round. Whether you’re binge-watching a new show or having a movie night with a significant other, the best way to create an enjoyable viewing experience is by investing in a high-quality screen. In the video below, one of Abt’s top technologists, Carl, does an overview of the Sony…

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