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Pool Table Felt…Cloth

Okay–I have always called it ‘felt’ and have been corrected many times. What I called ‘felt’ is more accurately ‘cloth’. Whatever it is called, if you are considering putting new on your pool table (or is that ‘billiard table’?), we … Continue reading

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It May Be Winter But…

It is not too early to think ahead to the upcoming pool season. If your in-ground pool’s liner is looking ragged and is at the end of it’s life, think about stopping in this month and picking a new one … Continue reading

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As 2016 Winds Down, Some food For Thought…

Age old questions abound, such as “Why do we park in a driveway and drive on a parkway?” But why are cobwebs called cobwebs? They look nothing like a cob. And why does sour cream have an expiration date? For … Continue reading

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For Whatever You Celebrate, We Wish You The Best!

Personally, I’ve never gotten upset when someone wishes me ‘Happy Holidays’. I don’t understand why some people get all riled up when someone communicates this sentiment. But I also don’t know why anyone would get upset when someone say ‘Merry … Continue reading

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A Shameless Sales Pitch

Okay…I talked our outdoor furniture manager into buying something and now I need you to buy it so I don’t end up with egg or my face. It is a clip-on umbrella and personally, I think it is a great … Continue reading

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We give Thanks.

2016 is winding down and one of the major holidays we celebrate is Thanksgiving. On behalf of everyone here at Eastgate Pools & Spas, we would like to personally thank everyone that has helped make this year one of our … Continue reading

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Whooda Thunk it!

Well…the end of the world must be near as BOTH the Cubs AND Indians have reached the World Series. For decades, these two teams have been the face of futility for long-suffering fans everywhere. But times change and both teams … Continue reading

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The right temperature for your hot tub is…

Who knows? But if you’re are new to the joys of hot tubs, keep the temperature down around 98-99 and if that proves too chilly, add a degree or two until you find what is right for you. You may … Continue reading

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Pool winterizing tip #2:

When closing your above ground pool, don’t hang weighted jugs from the grommets. The concentrated weight can cause the cover to fray at the stress points and let the stuff on top leak into the pool. Plus, you’ll then need … Continue reading

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Pool winterizing tip #1.

If you are in the process of winterizing your pool, here is a tip: Don’t heavily shock or chlorinate your pool. Chlorine is an oxidizer and when it gasses off, the chlorine gas is trapped between the water and the … Continue reading

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Grand Prize Winner!

Congratulations to Ed Flannery of the Ripley area!  Ed was our Anniversary Sale grand prize winner. Here we are presenting him with his $500 Eastgate Pools Gift card. Ripley is about an hour away but in his case, the drive … Continue reading

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The Big Weekend is Almost Here!

Our 36th Annual Anniversary Sale will held April 29th , 30th, and May 1st. Most of you know already know about the great deals on pool chemicals and supplies but for those of you new to the event, it is … Continue reading

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More Baseball Fun

  Who said it? Here are the answers from Tuesday’s blog.   1.  “Bench me or trade me!” (Chico Ruiz, after getting extended playing time due to other players’ injuries.)    2. “I just want to say…”We’ve got the rings, … Continue reading

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More Baseball Fun

  Who said it? (Answers will follow in a few days.)   1. “Bench me or trade me!”    2. “I just want to say…”We’ve got the rings, we’ve got the money, we’ve got everything!”     3. “Marty, do you have … Continue reading

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Play Ball!

In honor of the start of the 2016 baseball season, how many of you out there remember this former major leaguer? While his baseball career wasn’t long, his ‘other’ career was certainly a success. For those that may know know … Continue reading

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