Can I season a humidor with Boveda?
Remove your cigars from your humidor and move them into a closed Tupperware® container, cooler or a Humidor Bag with 69% Boveda. Place the 84% Boveda seasoning pack(s) inside your empty wooden humidor. Close the lid and don’t open the humidor for 14 days—no matter what your hygrometer readings are.
How long does it take to season a humidor Boveda?
Using this high RH, you can raise the humidity inside your cigar humidor in just 14 days. After a mere two weeks, you’ll achieve 70% RH, which is ideal for premium cigars. Replace the seasoning packs with Boveda in your preferred RH—69% RH, 72% RH or 75%.
Do I need to season with Boveda?
Do You Need to Re-season a Wood Cigar Humidor? Yes, re-season your wood humidor every six month to maintain a perfect RH inside, get the most life out of your Boveda and create a tight seal.
How do I recharge my Boveda pack?
Fill a bowl or container with a raised center i.e. the center of the container is slightly higher than the sides, with distilled water.
- Arrange the pack(s) on the elevated portion of the container – they should not be in contact with any water.
- Seal the container and let sit for 3-5 days.
- Remove recharged pack(s).
How do I know if my humidor is seasoned?
Check the hygrometer and don’t worry if it reads rather high. You need it to reach 80% or more, then take out the sponge and the bag and close the lid again. Leave the humidor until the reading is 70% and it is then ready you to put your cigars inside.
How many times should I season my humidor?
If you live in a dry climate or experience seasonal dryness, we recommend re-seasoning a wooden humidor one to two times a year.
How often should I wet my humidor?
It will also depend on your personal habits. If you open your humidor several times a day it will require refilling more often than if you open it once every week. As a rule of thumb you should add distilled water to your humidifier about once a month and 50/50 solution every 2-3 months. Never use tap water.
Should I take cigars out of plastic in humidor?
Once you’ve bought the cigar and are placing it in your humidor, we recommend you remove the cellophane. Cellophane will prevent humidity from reaching the cigar, and you’ll find the cigars will respond to humidification better if the overwrap has been removed.