LEAD TIMES AND AVAILABILITY

Fast lead times results in Couple enjoying private time in their hot tub

This will be the shortest article we’ve ever written, and it’s to announce the shortest lead times in the industry… Like most products, during the pandemic lead times in the spa and pool industry were very long. Today, lead times are back to normal, at least for Flint Hills Spas’ suppliers:  Jacuzzi, Artesian, and Dreammaker.  […]

HOW MUCH DOES A HOT TUB COST?

“How much does a hot tub cost?” This is a common question we get from both first time shoppers and those replacing an old hot tub who haven’t shopped for perhaps 10 or 20 years. The answer on hot tub cost is it depends (yes, you’re welcome). A number of factors influence how much you’ll […]

COLD SNAP! WHAT TO DO WITH THE HOT TUB?!

Many hot tub owners LOVE a cold snap. That feeling of dipping into a steaming hot tub to warm up when temperatures drop is THE BEST!  But a cold snap can present risks for your hot tub.  Here are a few quick but helpful tips: TAKING CARE OF YOUR HOT TUB IN COLD WEATHER * Keep […]

DECIDING BETWEEN A SWIM SPA OR A HOT TUB

“Should we get a swim spa or a hot tub?”  This is a question we hear from people looking to add some awesome aquatic fun to their backyard.  There are many similarities between the 2 products, but of course important differences.  Which is better for your needs? THE BENEFITS OF HOT TUBS Hot tubs are […]

Heat Creep!

Heat Creep and Hot Tub Service

Hot Tub Service Tips for Heat Creep Here’s a good hot tub service tip for the summer time.  Are you finding your hot tub is heating beyond the temperature setting?  Not to worry, it’s likely not a malfunction but instead may be caused by the temperature creeping up due to hot outside temperatures.  We call […]

Reviving Your Hot Tub

Hot Tub Purification Water

If it’s been awhile since you used your hot tub and you’re ready to get it revived and restarted, there are some things that need to happen before you can get back to enjoying the water. Initial Steps to revive your Hot Tub Assuming the hot tub has been empty and the power is OFF, […]

TRY A HOT TUB OR SAUNA INSTEAD OF ALL THOSE PILLS!

I have a geriatrician friend in Arizona who recently completed an intensive 1 year medication administration training course through which he learned how to better administer pills to his patients. He recently told me that he now finds that >50% of his patients are taking TOO MANY pills (e.g. pills that overlap or are doing […]

Hot tub weather is finally here! Fall hot tub tips!

Couple relaxing in their hot tub by Artesian Spas

It’s our favorite time of year.  Temperatures are moderating, the leaves are ready to change colors, the Chiefs are undefeated, KU football has a winning record, (wait…what?!?!)… AND it is now Hot Tub weather! We’ve been busy the past couple weeks with people asking questions and stocking up on supplies.  Below are some tips for […]

Flint Hills Spas New West Wichita Location

Flint Hills Spas East Wichita storefront

Flint Hills Spas and Pools Opens New West Wichita Location  Wichita, KS — Flint Hills Spas new west Wichita location will be open later this year in west Wichita at 6730 West Kellogg, just east of Ridge Rd. The new store will be doing business as Flint Hills Spas & Pools. Flint Hills Spas owner […]

Hot Tub Delivery – Leave it to the Experts

Hot tub installation at customer’s home over wall

This week we had a call from a family who made the mistake of buying a hot tub from a local “big box” store (see our blog article “BIG-BOX VS. SPECIALTY STORE – HOT TUB BUYING GUIDE” to understand WHY this is a BIG mistake). They were getting delivery in a couple days and just […]