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Celebrate National Air Fryer Day With Abt

Chicken cooking in the air fryer.

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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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

A man and a little girl sitting at a table doing arts & crafts. The Sonos Move 2 speaker is next to them.

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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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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2023 Kitchen Design Trends

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As we move into the second half of the year, it’s time to talk about the 2023 kitchen design trends that have made the grade. Whether you’re staging a new kitchen, re-organizing the heart of your home or completely re-doing your space, top designers have one thing to say for sure: gray is out. The popular color has been a mainstay in living rooms, kitchens, bedrooms and pretty much the whole home…

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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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Meta Quest 3 vs. 2

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Which will people love more in the battle of the Meta Quest 3 vs. 2? Meta announced the new VR headset, the Meta Quest 3, with a launch date aimed for September 27 at the brand’s Meta Connect event. While Facebook’s parent company has put a lot of eggs in the basket of VR tech, it all started with the Oculus Quest 1 and 2. Now, Meta’s truly rebranding the Quest in…

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Outdoor Products

Which Solo Stove Is Right For You?

Solo Stove fire overlooking water.

When it comes to camping trips and outdoor gatherings, few things compare to the warmth and ambiance of a crackling fire. But let’s face it, the traditional campfire experience often leaves us with smoky hair and clothes. Enter Solo Stove, a brand that has revolutionized the outdoor fire pit scene by combining innovation with coziness. With their precision-engineered fire pits, Solo Stove brings a touch of modernity to classic bonfires. Whether you’re…

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