[VIDEO] What is a Cigar Capacity Rating?

Hi I’m Kayla with Cheaphumidors.com and today I’m going to be talking a little bit about cigar capacity ratings for our humidors. You’ll notice on most listings there is a number like 25-50, this is the number of cigars that the humidor is rated to hold. It’s important to remember that these numbers come from […]

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Why is Cedar Used in Humidors?

All cigar lovers need a good place to store their cigars that will allow them to age and deliver better flavor. If you have been searching for cigar humidors, you’ve probably come across a curious thing. Nearly every make and model that is offered is made out of cedar. The natural question is: why is cedar […]

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[VIDEO] What is an Imperfect Humidor?

Hi I’m Kayla with Cheaphumidors.com and today I’m going to tell you a little bit about our imperfect humidors. We have a whole section on our website that is dedicated just to our imperfect humidors, and it’s important that you understand what we mean when we say that an item is “imperfect.” These humidors come […]

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Should I Use Tap Water in My Cigar Humidifier?

The simple answer is this: don’t do it! It’s not wise for you to use regular tap water in any humidification system. In fact, the federal government has warned that this could pose a serious health risk. For one thing, the minerals found in tap water are dispersed into the air and can leave behind white […]

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Why Separate Cigars in Your Humidor?

To keep the flavors separate! Yes, it’s that simple. In your fridge and freezer, you probably have containers for each item, right? You don’t just dump the bleu cheese crumbles into a container of rocky road ice cream just because there’s room, right? (Great prank idea, by the way.) You don’t put onions in with […]

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Do Wooden Humidors Lose Humidity Over Time?

I have to admit, the following is a question I have never given much thought to: Do Wooden Humidors Lose Humidity Over Time? People usually ask about the aging of cigars and I guess the humidor’s ability to maintain humidity is just a given. With the invention of the Humidipak and then the Boveda humidification […]

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How to Make a Poor Mans Humidor For Cigars

Purpose of a Humidor for Cigars When cigars are not properly stored, they can dry out or get too moist and unravel.  This causes them to burn unevenly or even be totally ruined.  The main function of a humidor for cigars is to provide a controlled environment for cigar storage. The ideal temperature is about […]

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