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8 Tips to Organize Your Door-in-Door Refrigerator

If your door-in-door refrigerator could talk, what would it say? Would it complain about the various expired condiments hanging out on the top shelf? Maybe it would tell the tale of that green pepper that has been living in your veggie drawer for months. The truth of the matter is that most people struggle to keep their fridges organized. For some reason, it’s easier to throw food inside, shut the door, and…

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Energy Efficient Appliances

The new rules released by the Department of Energy last week state that manufacturers will have to increase the energy efficiency of most refrigerators by 25 percent starting in 2014. The rules, which DOE is expected to finalize by year’s end, will reduce the energy use of a typical 20 cubic-foot top mount refrigerator to about 390 kilowatt hours (kwh) per year, down from about 900 kwh/year in 1990 and about 1,700…

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So You Bought An Appliance. Now What?

You’ve just taken possession of your new appliance. Congratulations! The first thing to do is find the warranty card, fill out the necessary information, mail it to the manufacturer. After all the time you spent picking which product you wanted, don’t you want to know how to get the best use out of it? Grab a cup of tea or a glass of soda and learn about all the wonderful things your new toy…

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IL Appliance Rebate Part Two – September 24

Are you ready for Round 2?  Here at Abt, we definitely are!  For one day only (Friday, September 24th), you can be one of thousands of IL residents to use part of the remaining $3 million in stimulus funds.  Illinois residents can receive 15% instantly (up to $250 per category) on Energy-Star qualified appliances.  Just like the Cash for Appliances Day in April, this money is given out first come, first serve.  Below are…

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Looking For An Undercounter Refrigerator?

If you are looking for excellent performance from undercounter refrigeration at a great price, look no further than U-Line’s group of Wine Coolers, Beverage Centers, and Refrigerators. My personal favorite is the 1075BEV Undercounter Beverage Center. This unit comes in stainless steel and will hold 16 bottles of wine, 48 bottles of water or beer, and up to 65 cans while keeping them perfectly chilled, as low as 34 degrees. If you…

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Refrigerator Buying Tips

Hello!  It’s Tim again and I’m back with more green tips for you! Today, with the current heat level around here, I thought I’d talk about refrigerators.  After your HVAC system, your fridge uses the most energy of any appliance in your home. When buying a new or replacement fridge, keep these things in mind: Buy an energy star unit.  The slightly higher purchase price will be offset by your lower energy bill…

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Don’t Forget The Small Stuff

While Abt is normally the place that first comes to mind for large item purchases, such as appliances and televisions, don’t forget that we carry smaller, everyday essentials as well. If you are going on vacation this summer, you may need an extra memory card or battery for your camera so you can capture all of the memories. We also carry cases for cameras & camcorders to protect and store those items on…

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My Latest Abt Purchase – The Maytag MFI2269SS Refrigerator

My name is Steve Pawlak and I want to talk about my most recent Abt purchase. I was in the market for an energy efficient, French door refirgerator with a water dispenser. Using our site, I easily found one that fit the bill. The MFI2269SS is everything I wanted! Stainless steel, enery-efficient and a great price. The ice and water dispenser is awesome. Getting cold, filtered water whenever I want is very…

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Abt Discusses Appliance Rebate Program on ABC7

Monday morning, ABC 7 News visited Abt to discuss the stimulus program for appliances, beginning Friday. Illinois received $12 million for Energy Star qualifying hot water heaters, central air conditioners, furnaces, and appliances. The rebate began for hot water heaters, central air conditioners, and furnaces on January 31st of this year. Half of the stimulus money has already been doled out. Beginning this Friday, April 16, any in-store purchase of Energy Star…

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Abt Recycles and Aids Young Artists

Photo Courtesy of St. John Brebeuf   Continuing the tradition from previous years, Abt donated a refrigerator box to St. John Brebeuf School in Niles. The third graders at St. John use the box to paint a mural on. This year the kids based the mural on a book they read in class, The Boxcar Children, by Gertrude Chandler Warner. The story is about four orphaned children, living in a boxcar and…

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