Category Archives: Chemicals

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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Chemicals for the pool. Boring, boring , BORING! Right?

Maybe, but the quality of the chemicals you put in your pool may be the difference between a yucky green, algae infested pool and one that looks like crystal clear drinking water.  I’ve preached this in the store for nearly … Continue reading

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Rolling Along

The 2013 season is truly here. We have been water testing tons of pools on a daily basis and it appears nearly everyone has their pools open and running at this point. But, do not fret. If you have not … Continue reading

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Chlorine & its Alternatives

If you’ve had your swimming pool for a few years and are not really enjoying using chlorine tablets, come see us to hear about a few different options. We carry salt hybrid systems, FROG systems, automatic chlorine feeders, Baquacil and … Continue reading

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Time to Open the Pool!

Is it something you look forward to or put off til the last minute? I have a 27′ aboveground pool and it holds 17,200 gallons of liquid fun. I work here at Eastgate Pools so opening my pool green and … Continue reading

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Salt Systems

Many customer today are asking about salt systems. Their friends or family have one and love it, but most customers don’t fully understand how it will benefit them and have noticed the rather large up front cost. Here are some … Continue reading

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Tag You’re It!

Next time you are in the store and looking at anything from chemicals to accessories or even toys, you will see a few new tags on closeout items and sale items. If you’re in need of a new automatic cleaner … Continue reading

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Spa Cartridges

  The root of many spa problems, both in terms of water quality, as well as water flow, is quite simple: the cartridge filter(s). I cannot stress to new and old spa owners alike how crucial it is to be … Continue reading

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Where in the World is Eastgate Pools & Spas Today?

Hard to say.  We travel well.  We do get a lot of calls from people asking if we will build a pool or deliver a hot tub to where they live.  It all depends.  Our first rule is that we … Continue reading

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Winterize your Pool…Properly!

Okay, the time has come to close up the old swimming hole for the season and your Uncle Joe says that all he does is drain about a foot of water out of his pool then throw in a case … Continue reading

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