Can I season my humidor with 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. Move your cigars into your well-seasoned humidor and add new Boveda packs in your desired RH—65%, 69%, 72% or 75%.

What humidity should my humidor be when seasoning?

Humidity should normally be only 70 percent, but during the seasoning process, it’s normal for it to be higher. After another 24 hours, check the humidity level again. It should be close to 70 percent. If it’s at 72-73 percent, that’s fine.

How do you use Boveda RH packs?

Just place a Boveda in Your Humidor. Place Boveda in your humidor right on top of your cigars or use a Boveda Holder. If your Boveda is wrapped in a clear overwrap, remove the overwrap first before putting Boveda in your humidor. Boveda is FDA approved food safe.

Can you reuse Boveda seasoning pack?

Use one (1) Large Boveda pack for every 25 TOTAL cigars your humidor can hold. Toss the Boveda Seasoning pack away when you’re done (it isn’t reusable) and replace with desired Boveda RH packs (65%, 69%, 72% or 75%).

How often should you season your 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.

Can you put Boveda packs directly on cigars?

Another question is whether it’s safe to lay a Boveda pack directly on top of your cigars. The answer is yes. Since each pack emits only clean, purified water, and will only emit the precise amount of water-vapor, the packs can be placed directly in contact with your cigars without ever becoming over-humidified.

How often should I season my humidor?

What happens if you don’t season a humidor?

The cedar wood on the inside of the humidor acts as a humidifier. Unfortunately, if it hasn’t been seasoned, then it will dry out your sticks rather than keeping them fresh.

Can you use too many Boveda packs?

Boveda will never humidify beyond the chosen RH. You can never use too many Boveda. Using more than the minimum will work more efficiently and last longer. Boveda will last 2-4 months depending on conditions and humidor quality.

Is 75 humidity too high for cigars?

High humidity is of greater concern than low for a few reasons: Cigar won’t burn or draw as well at high humidity, i.e. a cigar stored at 65%RH will typically smoke great, while one at 75% is likely to be tight and burn unevenly. High humidity greatly increases your chance of mold.

Is 65 humidity OK for cigars?

Your cigars will smoke perfectly as long as you maintain a steady environment between 63 to 70 degrees and 65 to 72% RH. Don’t store your humidor near a source of heat like a vent, on the mantel of a roaring fireplace, or under direct sunlight. A cool and consistent room is best.

Is 72 humidity too high for cigars?

You can boost the humidity up a bit when the temperature is cooler, but we don’t recommend exceeding 72% RH. Your cigars will smoke perfectly as long as you maintain a steady environment between 63 to 70 degrees and 65 to 72% RH.

How does Boveda 84% RH work in a humidor?

Just unwrap the Boveda 84% RH pack, place it in an EMPTY wood humidor, close the lid and leave it alone for 14 days. Boveda automatically gets to work gradually raising the moisture level. And precisely providing moisture directly to the cellular structure of the wood, so it doesn’t rob moisture from premium cigars.

Which is the best humidor seasoning for cigars?

Boveda 84% RH 2-Way Humidity for Cigar Humidor Seasoning Made Easy….. As a cigar aficionado, you can trust Boveda to perfectly prepare your wooden humidor before it even touches your prized cigars. One-step Boveda seasoning packets are easy to use and precise.

What should the humidity be in a wood humidor?

Skip seasoning a new wood humidor, and you’ll constantly battle low humidity levels that make for dry cigars and lousy smokes. Your goal is to help your humidor achieve 70% relative humidity (RH) to maintain an ideal environment for premium cigars.

When is the best time to season a humidor?

This slow process prevents the cracking, warping and shock to the humidor, that the old method of wiping down with a damp rag can create. Boveda has done extensive research to know that 14 days is the ideal time period for seasoning humidors.