Category Archives: Chemicals

And they’re off

That’s right it’s that time of year again. Not talking about the ponies that make their run the first Saturday of May, I’m specifically referencing pool covers. To some people it seems too early to open the pool, and that … 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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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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Welcome the Aquatica X10

We recently added a new spa to our already extensive line-up of spas with the Aquatica X10.  This isn’t your typical spa, either.  When customers come in and say that want a spa to seat 6 to 7 people that … Continue reading

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There is a First for Everything

We’ve already had a couple of people schedule their pool closings and our first winter closing kit was sold earlier this week. The season is rounding out with a lot of rain and intermittent sunshine but do not let that … Continue reading

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Scientific Method of Water Testing

As two budding scientific minds, one in chemical engineering and the other in neurobiology, Taylor and Kyle, two of the most strikingly handsome employees at Eastgate Pools and Spas, man the water test station a good majority of the time. … Continue reading

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So Your Pool is Cloudy?

Don’t Panic! There are a number of reasons that your pool could be murky. A pH imbalance, low chlorine, dead algae and the beginning of an algae bloom can all be the culprits. Lets address each issue so you have … Continue reading

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