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The Joys of A Pool

Hard to believe, but year one of having an inground pool is coming to a close, and what a year it has been. Sure, things got off to a muddy start when heavy spring rains washed mud into the new … Continue reading

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Tales From The Tub…Hot Tub That Is

I am just finishing my second winter of spa ownership, and it occurs to me that I have learned a few life lessons over the past 2 winters. Some lessons were good, and some were not so good. The good … Continue reading

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Tales From The Tub…Hot Tub That Is

What is a good morning to me? A good morning is a morning where I have a little extra time to spend 20 minutes or so enjoying the spa. On this ideal morning, it is just starting to get light … Continue reading

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Off-Season Fun

Over my many years in the pool business, I have answered the question many times as to what I do during the slower fall and winter months. The answer is always the same, and that is I prepare for the … Continue reading

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30 Years & Counting!

2014!  Wow, what a number, or should I say what a year.  Yes, 2014 just began, but it is a big year for me, as it marks my 30th anniversary with Eastgate Pools.  While I don’t remember the exact date, … Continue reading

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Talking Turkey

This morning, I was driving to work from my eye appointment.  I passed a small BBQ place in Newtown and immediately smelled deliciousness.  On the fence was a sign advertising that they were taking orders for smoked turkeys for Thanksgiving. … Continue reading

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The Fire is So Delightful

For a couple of years now, we have been carrying a great little gas fire pit table from Designing Fire. Those of you that have been to our showroom have probably seen the table displayed with our Chicago Wicker Berkshire … Continue reading

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Christmas From July

We have all heard the saying Christmas In July, but for me, the month of March brings Christmas From July.  What?  Well you see, the buying season for casual furniture begins for me in July when the patio furniture manufacturers … Continue reading

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Christmas In September????

Well, it is official.  It is Christmas in September time.  What am I talking about?  Well, the other night, the 18th of September, I needed a part for my lawn mower.  Being Sunday evening, I visited my nearest big box … Continue reading

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Furniture Blowout!!!

It is reaching that time of year where all of the box stores are moving on to Halloween accessories and away from outdoor furniture.  That is not the case here!  We still have two showrooms and three tents full of … Continue reading

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Investing In Your Pool’s Well Being

What’s new at Eastgate Pools?  Well, if you own a pool or spa, you might be interested in knowing that there is lots of “new” to be found at the test center.  Within the last week, we have taken delivery … Continue reading

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Add Some Tropical To Your Pool Area

Want to brighten up your pool area?  Love to be comfortable?  Trying to be more Green?  I have the perfect chair for you.  Our Tropical Collection Adirondack Chairs from Berlin Gardens will do all of the above for you. Available … Continue reading

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Amazing Feronclean!

Several weeks back, I wrote about one of our contract furniture customers that first bought from us in 2002. The customer had a couple of chairs that he thought were finished serving swim club members and destined for the landfill. … Continue reading

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Old Sayings Are Often True

We have all heard the saying that you get what you pay for, and recently I saw a great example showing how true this saying really is. Back in 2002, we sold a local swim club several sets of Telescope … Continue reading

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Attention Table Tennis Fans!

Are you an avid table tennis player? Are you an occasional Player? Table Tennis is skyrocketing in popularity, with high-end clubs devoted to the game opening up in cities across the USA. If you are going to play table tennis, … Continue reading

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