Category Archives: Chemicals

Simple Spa is THE Spa Solution…Solution

For a few years now we have been predominantly putting new spa customers on our Simple Spa program.  I won’t get into every detail of the program, but I thought it important to elaborate on the one component that most … Continue reading

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Value VS. Cost

I think this is something that we have forgotten in the grand scheme of life, that there is a difference between the two. If I need a tool that I plan on using once or twice for a specific project … Continue reading

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Isn’t It A Lot Of Work?

I have been asked this question several times since having an inground pool installed at my house, and the answer is a definitive NO! Admittedly, my perspective is a little different based on my profession, but the way that the … Continue reading

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A Miracle?

In an earlier blog I talked about a heavy spring rain washing mud into my new pool before the landscapers had put sod down and finished the landscaping. I was at the store when this storm rolled thru, and when … Continue reading

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And they’re off

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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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My Pool is Green!

A customer told me that once and I told them “Congratulations! Your pool has character.” They didn’t find any humor in my comment. Let’s see if we can help you avoid the August green-pool syndrome. It can happen for several … Continue reading

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Simple Spa

Not that long ago we welcomed a new spa product to our shelves in the Simple Spa program. There are three components that include the main liquid solution, Purge to clean out your spa before you start on the program, … Continue reading

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Spa Water

My advice is very simple. Just keep it simple. What goes in the spa, stays in the spa, so be careful what you put in the spa. Now while it sounds simple, one has to take a look at a … Continue reading

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As the Weather Turns….

We are going through a swift change into fall and there is much that can be done to prepare for the cold months here at Eastgate Pools & Spas. Fall and winter are my absolute favorite weather for the spa. … Continue reading

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Thinking of Closing the Pool Already???

You might want to think again.  Trust me, I know that we have not had the hottest of summers and some of you are just plain fed up with cool water.  But don’t close yet.  First, you are still going … Continue reading

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Water Chemistry Misconceptions

     There is no system that we can put you on to sanitize your pool that requires “no work”. No matter what sanitation program we set you up on, you MUST continue to balance your pH, alkalinity, stabilizer and … Continue reading

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Time to Turn Up the Chlorine

The heat has come and with that comes a necessity for more chlorine. When the sun begins its trek across the summer months your pool will need more chlorine on those weeks of intense UV exposure to the pool. The … Continue reading

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With All This Rain….?

It has been raining for days and I know some of you new pool owners are wondering; “How will this affect my pool and the water chemistry?”.  When rain water pitter-patters the surface of your water it brings hydrogen into … Continue reading

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Water Clarity

     I know no one likes a cloudy pool! If you’ve been to the store recently you probably have noticed all the construction going on around Eastgate.  With that said, we have noticed that our pools closest to the … Continue reading

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