Author Archives: Charles

How Do You Recover From Your Hobbies?

Recently for my 52nd birthday my wife bought me a propane forge. I have developed an interest in blacksmithing. After a short time trying my hand at my new hobby I realized I’m not as young as I used to … Continue reading

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Simpler Days

On these hot summer days it makes me think back to my childhood when summer days were so simple. We didn’t worry about air-conditioning, or the price of gas. We cranked up homemade ice cream by hand on the back … Continue reading

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Spa Time

Over the past few weeks I have noticed a big increase in the amount of spa chemicals being sold. I think most people use their spas all yearlong, but I know from personal experience that the number of times I … Continue reading

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Why not buy a spa?

Why should you buy a spa? The bigger question is why shouldn’t you? With winter coming on it’s the best time of year to relax in a hot soothing body of water. You deserve the rest and relaxation that a … Continue reading

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It’s getting to be hot tub weather.

Do you keep your spa running all year long? There are several schools of thought on this. As a spa owner and an avid user I do keep it up and going year round. I know some people might say … Continue reading

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To Anyone Who Loves to Cook

The Kamado Joe is the best outdoor piece of hardware you could hope for. I spent some time and money learning to cook the right way in my younger years. This being said the right equipment is needed for really … Continue reading

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My Look at Sales People

As a person who has not been in sales for much of his career, I think I may have a unique perspective on sales. Like most people I’ve never cared much for sales people. You know the classic used car … Continue reading

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Time to Open the Pool!

Is it something you look forward to or put off til the last minute? I have a 27′ aboveground pool and it holds 17,200 gallons of liquid fun. I work here at Eastgate Pools so opening my pool green and … Continue reading

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Pools vs. Spas

Lets start with a little introduction. I am Charles Kelley and I’ve been with Eastgate Pools for six years now, but I am new to the Blog. That being said, my blog entries may sound novice but I believe “perfect … Continue reading

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Dos Checking Spa Features

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Looking For A Holiday Deal?

   Dos recommends this 8′ Ashford Pool Table. She thinks it is just right for family fun. Happy Holidays!

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