The hours have spread forward and the days are getting longer, which can only mean one thing: Spring is officially here. The start of a new season is the perfect time to clean out your springtime cannabis accessories. Chances are, you often reach for bongs and pipes during the long, dark winter days while hibernating in the house, which can lead to a buildup of resin and other impurities. Spring cleaning your smoking accessories can help remove this buildup and ensure that your rigs, bongs, and pipes are working efficiently. Everclear grain alcohol is a great choice for getting the job done, returning your glassware to sparkling freshness.
Long, sun-filled days combined with busy social schedules mean you need your devices to look their best. So embrace the spring fever and start the season right with clean, fresh-smelling smoking accessories. Here’s how to clean your glassware with Everclear.
Why keeping your glassware clean is important
before we get in how, It is important to understand Why You must keep your smoking device clean. A dirty bong or pipe can affect the flavor of the smoking material, resulting in a less pleasant experience. You will have a much tastier flavor if you regularly remove the remaining buildup of resin, allowing you to Taste the thrips of the cannabis product of your choice.
Regular cleaning of pipes and tubes can help reduce the spread of germs and bacteria. Dirty bong water can be a breeding ground for harmful bacteria and pathogens, which can cause some nasty respiratory illnesses, including pneumonia. Spring cleaning and maintaining your smoking accessories regularly can help establish good health and hygiene practices.
Of course, regular cleaning can also extend the life of your glassware, as buildup can cause cracks or other damage to the glass or materials over time. High quality glass usually comes with a high price tag to match. Take care of your investments by keeping them new and clean.
Benefits of using Everclear to clean glassware
Everclear’s High alcohol content It means that it can effectively dissolve and remove the build-up of resin, tar and other impurities inside the smoking device. The high alcohol content also helps sanitize and disinfect glassware, helping to promote a healthier smoking experience.
You may have used isopropyl alcohol to clean glass in the past. While it is an effective cleaner, Everclear has many benefits. First, Everclear alcohol is a food grade alcohol that is odorless, flavorless, colorless and safe for human consumption, while isopropyl alcohol is not.
Second, Everclear has a higher alcohol content than isopropyl alcohol, which makes it more effective at dissolving and removing resin and other impurities. Isopropyl alcohol usually has a concentration of 70% to 99%, while Everclear contains 95% alcohol by volume, making it a much more efficient and effective cleaning agent that can help Polishing glass surfaces.
Finally, Everclear alcohol is unlikely to leave any residual chemicals or aftertaste after cleaning, as it is made from natural grains and contains no added ingredients or chemicals. On the other hand, isopropyl alcohol can leave a strong chemical smell or taste if not rinsed thoroughly after cleaning.
How to clean glassware with Everclear
Cleaning a bong or pipe with Everclear alcohol is simple and effective. Here are the steps:
1. Empty the bong or pipe of any remaining water or smoke residue.
2. Pour enough Everclear alcohol into the bong or tube to fill it halfway.
3. Cover the holes of the bong or tube with your hands, or use rubber stoppers, and shake the bong or tube vigorously for a few minutes to allow the alcohol to loosen any buildup and residue inside.
4. Let it soak for a few minutes, then use a brush or pipe cleaner to scrub the inside of the bong and remove any tough buildup.
5. Pour out the alcohol and rinse the bong or pipe thoroughly with hot water to remove any remaining residue.
6. Repeat the process until the bong or pipe has been completely cleaned.
7. Rinse the bong or pipe thoroughly with hot water and allow it to dry completely before using it again. This step is very important. Everclear is highly flammable, which means you can’t use an open flame or flashlight around it. Handle Everclear with care and use in a well-ventilated area.
Now your glassware is clean and ready for your next session. Make your life easier by regularly cleaning pipes and other accessories with Everclear grain alcohol.
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