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A Backyard Makeover for Every Space

A backyard makeover is the perfect way to start the summer. If you’re hosting friends and family for an epic Memorial Day BBQ, don’t you want your outdoor space to be perfect? From furniture to outdoor grills and other great entertaining options, there’s so much you can do with your backyard makeover. Grills, patio furniture, outdoor TVs and more give you the freedom to curate the area to your personal taste and…

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How To Clean A Grill Like A BBQ Master: A Guide

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Whether you’re just getting started with barbecuing or have been mastering flames and marinades for years, learning how to clean a grill is must-have knowledge. Discover all about the best ways to keep your backyard cooker in shape, along with how often to clean it, below. If you’re fine with splurging and want a deep clean handled by the professionals, we can handle that too. Give us a call at 847-954-4100 to…

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Keep the Party Outside with Outdoor Patio Heaters

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Sure, temperatures are dropping, but that doesn’t mean that you have to spend the next three months indoors. Getting outside is great for you and Abt doesn’t want to let cold weather stop you from enjoying the fresh air or watching the sun set. Our collection of outdoor and patio heaters are the perfect solution for cold-weather gatherings. Patio heaters are typically larger than indoor heaters, operate on liquid propane, natural gas,…

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Abt’s Essentials for Tailgating

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It’s officially fall, which means it’s also football season. Are you prepared to tailgate? The perfect tailgate party needs good music, good food and great company; whether you’re hosting or just a guest, the right products will ensure that the event is a hit. Luckily, Abt has the essentials to help you make your tailgating dreams a reality. Check out our top picks below: Keep the Party Going With Portable Speakers Play…

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Adventure With Yeti Water Bottles & Coolers

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Outdoor Isn’t Over Yet As the dog days of summer come to a close, some might think that “outdoor” season has passed us by. But aspiring adventurers know that hiking, biking, camping and climbing can go late into the year—and that it’s important to hydrate, whatever the weather. Make sure you’re equipped with everything you need to squeeze in a few more camping trips or trailhead outings with help from YETI products…

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The Sony Airpeak Drone Puts Pro Imaging in the Sky – CES 2021

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Although drones are one of the most quickly-growing tech categories in recent years, there’s been surprisingly little competition from the big names in electronics. Aside from DJI Drones, there aren’t any other brands who have become a household name, even as the gadgets have. This year, Sony is throwing its hat into the ring. At CES 2021, the tech titan officially took the wraps off of its highly-anticipated drone, which had been…

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How to Set Up Your Own Backyard Movie Theater

Setting Up Your Own Outdoor Movie Theater A normal night at the movies hasn’t been possible for quite a while, which has been a bummer for ardent film fans and casual moviegoers alike. Some theaters have adapted by offering drive-in movies, marking a resurgence in a tradition that was nearly extinct. But even with the drive-in theater renaissance, it’s still a rare option. If you can’t find a drive-in theater nearby or…

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Kick Off Grilling Season with Recipes from Weber

For those of us who spend half of the year or more cooped up inside, there is no greater way to welcome the arrival of spring weather than that first day of cooking outside. Sure, some may brave the elements for a perfect porterhouse in the middle of the winter, but most of us give up on grilling when the mercury drops. So that first grill-out of the season becomes a sort…

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Monika’s Spring Product Picks

Monika is our marketing department intern. She is currently studying Public Relations and Advertising at DePaul University. As we transition from winter to spring, the excitement of good weather and outdoor adventures begins. To start off the spring season, I picked out 5 items that I would love to have. There are many fun activities to do in the spring and summer seasons—even if your travel plans have been altered—and having these…

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Outdoor Furniture at Abt

For many years, Abt has been known as the place to get everything you’d need to build the kitchen or entertainment room of your dreams, in the Chicagoland area and beyond. From a professional range that would be the envy of any seasoned chef, to a home theater that rivals the local cinema, if it’s an appliance or electronic gadget, we’ll have it. But as we grow, we’re continuing to add ways…

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