Author Archives: scott

Winter Winds And Learning The Hard Way

We only get to experience our first time closing our pool, one time. So let’s do it right. One thing new above ground pool owners don’t take into account when winterizing their pool, is the wind whipping and beating up … Continue reading

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Happy Spalidays

As the merry days keep ringing, happy spalidays to you! There is nothing to get you in the Christmas spirit like a hot tub on a cold December day. Imagine a cold December evening. The neighborhood is decorated in lights for the impending … Continue reading

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More on Big Green Egg

The most delicious food I have ever cooked was on my Big Green Egg. I saw it on Youtube and since I love salmon, I thought I would give it a try. This is how it’s done. Purchase salmon with skin … Continue reading

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Big Green Egg. Join the Club!

I see it every week in the retail store. Customers walk in and see our Big Green Egg display and are drawn to it. They are drawn to it typically because they know someone that has one and that person … Continue reading

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Your Grandkids Will Thank You…

Baby boomers have gone pool crazy! You want to know why? Grandkids. Baby Boomers are starting to retire and with a lifetime of hard work and saving, you know what they want to do? They want to spend time with … Continue reading

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Get Ready For Warmer Days

It happens every year about this time. The days grow longer with the warmth of the day increasing little by little, until we are fully into spring. For those of you out there that feel like I do, and are … Continue reading

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Swimming Pool by Emily The Great

I was in my car this morning and heard a really neat song on NPR’s, Songs We Love. The song was by Emily the Great and it was titled, Swimming Pool. Like most employees, my work becomes a lot of … Continue reading

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Simple Spa

Eastgate Pools has been around for a very long time–nearly 40 years. We have always prided ourselves on being the most knowledgeable chemical and service company in the Greater Cincinnati area. Of course this means also knowing what new products … Continue reading

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Baseball Sales Event

While we at Eastgate Pools are used to having fantastic and widely popular sales events, it appears our Major League baseball franchise has decided to have a massive sale of their own. You can now buy slightly used professional baseball … Continue reading

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A Pool Under the Tree

Have you been thinking of a new way to decorate your home for the holidays? Try putting an inground pool under the tree! Well, the excavation would be tough, but if you want to impress the relatives and neighbor, you’ll … Continue reading

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Smoked Turkey

Are you hosting Thanksgiving this year and looking to do something special that everyone will remember for years to come? Don’t deep fry your turkey! Smoke it instead! Our Kamado Joe slow cookers are perfect for a Thanksgiving bird. The … Continue reading

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Contracting a pool now for next year

We are fairly close to wrapping up our 2016 pool installation season. That doesn’t mean you should put off buying to next summer though. Contracting a pool in 2015 for a 2016 install has many advantages. First of all, you … Continue reading

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Fiberglass Pools

One of my many jobs at Eastgate Pools is to sell inground pools. From time to time customers will ask about the pros and cons of a fiberglass pool. I think I have always done a good job of explaining … Continue reading

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Lazy Days of Summer

Well, we at Eastgate Pools never really get to truly experience the lazy days of summer. Why you ask? Because we are here helping to make sure you get the most of your summer. Whether you are in need of … Continue reading

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R2Z2

I am excited about the new Star Wars movie coming out later this year. We have a robot that runs around in our inground pool outside that I have named R2Z2. It’s real name is the Aquabot Z2 and like … Continue reading

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