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pool and spa culture around the world

My wife is from Estonia. I met her there teaching English back in the late 90’s. Every winter we go back to visit her parents and family. It’s always fairly cool in Estonia and in the winter, even more so. … 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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Doctor Who’s Return

Not that long ago I offered up my recommendation about the BBC classic Doctor Who.  I recently completed watching all of the modern era seasons, including an incredible 50th Anniversary special that incorporated David Tennant and Matt Smith on screen … Continue reading

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Have the Reds Given up on the 2014 Season?

The real question is, are the Reds really that much better with Votto in the lineup?  It appears that they are in much need of his presence.  Most would say this season is over with a month left. Yet, there’s … Continue reading

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I Don’t Care What Max Says…It’s Basketball Season!!!

Don’t get me wrong, I’m excited that college football is starting up and that the Bengals are poised for another good year, but I’m a college basketball addict. My beloved Wildcats played six games in the Bahamas against a bunch … Continue reading

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Where Have All the Trapper Keeper’s Gone?

     Maybe its the fact that we were more easily entertained at a young age than the kids are today, but it seems as if attention spans are minimal and if it doesn’t plug in, it couldn’t possibly be … Continue reading

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The End of an Era

     I started here at Eastgate Pools back in 2004, tooling around in a ’93 Mazda 626.  I loved that car until a series of unfortunate axle failures forced me to get something new.  While I received no end … 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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Spring has Sprung

It finally seems as though spring has reared its head. For a while it seemed as though winter was going to continue its stranglehold on the midwest and continue snowing for our 4th of July celebrations. But lo, we are … Continue reading

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Anniversary Sale Live Blog #3

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Anniversary Sale Live Blog #2

  Toby, our Kamado Joe Representative, standing by his Classic Joe and Big Joe as they cook up delectables.

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Anniversary Sale is in Full Swing!

Here’s a couple of photos to show you our setup today. We have our Kamado Joe Rep, Toby, grilling on two Kamado’s and, as we do every year, we have our weenie wagon grilling up hot dogs, brats and metts. … Continue reading

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Our Storefront

Ever notice the curvature that graces the front of our store?  The brief history of this building is that it used to be an 84 Lumber, and the curved area outlined an open-air overhang.  We did an addition twenty years … Continue reading

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Why don’t you do that?

There are certain things that as a company we do not do, and we always need to answer the question why we don’t. There are things that we do not do for safety reasons; such as doing deep ends on … Continue reading

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30 Years & Counting!

2014!  Wow, what a number, or should I say what a year.  Yes, 2014 just began, but it is a big year for me, as it marks my 30th anniversary with Eastgate Pools.  While I don’t remember the exact date, … Continue reading

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