Tag Archives: Chemicals

The Heat is Coming!

    We know that everyone is frustrated with the cool weather this season. Heaters are on full blast and some people are just downright staying out of the pools. But, even though you may not be swimming as much … 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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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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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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Some Do’s and Don’t’s of Pool Ownership:

Don’t take the skimmer or vac head off the vac pole.  Kids sometimes will drop the pole in the pool and the ‘bare’ end can punch a hole in your liner. Don’t curl up automatic vacuum hose.  It will develop … Continue reading

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A FREE Pool Chemistry lesson!

Most people don’t really understand chlorine and quite frankly, unless you are a chemist, it probably isn’t real interesting.  But here are some tips that can help you keep your pool clean, clear, and algae free: As water temperature goes … Continue reading

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No Chlorine?

Are you having a hard time maintaining your chlorine level in your pool? It could be many things. The first easy check is to test your stabilizer level (cyanuric acid). This product helps protect the chlorine from the effects of … Continue reading

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H2O Dectective Series: The Case Of The Haze

It was a cold day in December. A day right after Christmas and the store was quiet.  The change from  Christmas music to the standard Muzek 1980’s hit parade was an unexpected welcome to the employees swapping jokes around the … Continue reading

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Chlorine Tablets Make Great Christmas Presents!

Imagine the joy that special someone will feel when he (or she) unwraps that beautiful package to find . . . Chlorine tablet! For the pool owner, it’s usually the number one expense for the pool every year, so why … Continue reading

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I Saw The Exact Same Thing At Walmart For One Dollar Less!

I would like to have a dollar for every time I have heard that, or that Kroger’s has liquid chlorine for 50 cents less per case. Lincoln proclaimed that “All men are created equal” and if this were the same … Continue reading

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I Need How Many Pounds Of What?

This can be a common question this time of year, and is being asked quite a bit this year especially. The actual chemical is cyanuric acid, but it is known by many names, chlorine stabilizer or conditioner are the 2 … Continue reading

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