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Pool Filters and Their Relationship to Water Chemistry

There are two main things to keep in mind with pool season coming around the corner. Filtration and proper water chemistry. As a new season begins we are faced with algae, waste, calcium buildup and numerous metal inhabitants. The greatest … Continue reading

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Did you know?

That the Cincinnati Recreation Commission has been providing public swimming for over 80 years? There are over 10 million swimming pools in the USA, according to the National Swimming Pool Foundation 2 Piece swimsuits were introduced in 1943 In 1912, … Continue reading

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The Changing Face of Shopping

I started selling pools 17 years ago, after building them for 12 years.  (Kind of gives away my age a little, doesn’t it?)  In that time, I have seen a major shift in how people shop for the products we … Continue reading

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H2O Detective: The Case of the Mistaken Diagnosis

It was a hot day at the beginning of August and the store was finally starting to slow down a little after a long summer of extremely heavy customer volume. Harold Osborne II, A.K.A.  H2O detective, had just finished up … Continue reading

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New Item . . . EZ Drain Covers

New for us this year is the EZ Drain cover.  This cover takes the aboveground pool cover to the next level.  Traditionally aboveground pool covers take a beating when there is too much water on top of the cover.  The … Continue reading

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Clean Your Skimmer Basket And Save Yourself Some $!

It’s simple.  Leaves drop from the trees and the wind carries them to your pool.  The filter does its job and sucks the leaves into the skimmer basket.  They build and build, and water flow is reduced.  The pressure from … Continue reading

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What’s A Pool Without The Toys?

Okay—so you have a pool.  But what about the goodies that go inside?  You know—TOYS!  Eastgate Pools has a complete line of pool toys, floats, lounge chairs, and mats.  But these are the ‘common’ things.  How about pool golf?  Got … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Pool Algae Free

It is the time of year when some customers run into algae issues.  There are several contributing causes: 1.     Low pH water will oxidize chlorine much quicker than pool water properly balanced.  The rate can be dramatic—twice as fast, or … Continue reading

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Debunking An Aboveground Myth…#2

The vast majority of our customers that have shopped around for aboveground pools come in to the store looking for a resin pool because that is what they have heard is the best.  Well, you won’t get that same endorsement … Continue reading

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It’s Not Too Late

It happens every year.  A prospective pool buyer stops in to check out a pool for “next year”.  They say it is too late to do get one this season because they’ll miss too much of this year’s swim season.  … Continue reading

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A Scientific Look At Algae And Carbon Dioxide

Most of us look at algae as a horrible, disgusting, pain-in-the-neck that can easily ruin a summer.  While this is, at times, true, we also need to remember that it is just a plant.  As a science teacher, I love … Continue reading

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How Can You Not Love Cincinnati?

With things like Graeter’s Ice Cream, Skyline Chili, Hudy Beer, and did I mention the weather. Where else in the world can you get at least 3 if not all 4 of the seasons in one week? Alright so seriously, … Continue reading

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What To Look For In An Aboveground Pool

It is a common question to hear a customer ask what they should look for in an aboveground pool. I always answer them with a question and ask what they want out of the pool. It may be toug cheap … Continue reading

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Permits and Pools

One of the more commonly asked question I hear is “Where do I get my permits, and which ones do I need”? This is kind of a tough question to answer, because it does vary from location to location, and … Continue reading

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watch my ex gf

ex girlfriend friends with benefits still say love each other dont want to be together and i have a new girlfriend but still love my ex is with another man having his baby or text your ex bac. How to … Continue reading

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