Pipe Smoking 101

In the words of the great Albert Einstein, “I believe that pipe-smoking contributes to a somewhat calm and objective judgment in all human affairs.”  Just like cigars, pipe-smoking is an age-old tradition that serves as a relaxing hobby to many.  It serves as a sign of sophistication and an aid for contemplating life. Pipe tobacco […]

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Buying Lighters Online

If you enjoy the relaxation and refinement offered by smoking a cigar or pipe, then you likely know the importance of having a quality lighter on hand. Purchasing high quality options in lighters, is simpler now than ever before. Thanks to the Internet, more and more lighter manufacturers are offering their products for sale in the […]

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How Does a Piezo Electric Ignitor Work?

You may be surprised to learn that you have used piezo electricity before. This type of ignitor is used on push button cigarette lighters, push button grills, and many other devices. It functions differently than a flint ignitor. Piezo electrical ignition creates enough energy that a small hammer strikes an object within the device. When […]

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Do Cigar Shops Repair Lighters?

What good is a cigar if you have no way to light it? Of course, you may enjoy just having those cigars in your humidor, but there is something more that you will want to enjoy. You will eventually want to smoke those cigars. A quality lighter is something that should always be included in […]

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Will I Void the Warranty If I Repair A Butane Lighter?

Don’t try to find out! A great lighter can be hard to come by. Sure, there are thousands of designs when it comes to disposable models, but when you want quality and durability, you want a lighter that is designed to be refilled, reused, and kept for a significant amount of time. Some of the […]

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How to Bleed a Butane Lighter

Your cigar lighter is an integral part of the smoking process, whether you have a torch lighter, dual torch or another type of lighter. However, lighter maintenance and troubleshooting should be part of your regular care regimen, in order to ensure that your lighter works properly every time. That said, some smokers are unaware of […]

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My Lighter Hisses But Won’t Light

Lighters are a requirement for smokers; unless you choose to use matches, of course. However, lighters are far more convenient than matches and also more economical. That being said, butane lighters and even jet lighters can have problems with operation. One of the most common problems associated with any type of lighter is a failure […]

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[VIDEO] Soft vs Torch Flame Lighters

Soft/Natural Flame vs Torch Flame Lighters Any proper cigar blog should have a lighter comparison article, so we bring you the CheapHumidors guide to picking the right flame for your needs. Both lighter varieties create fire and have their own advantages and disadvantages, but when it comes to cigars, you want to make sure you’re […]

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7 Rules of Lighter Etiquette

In the world of smoking, a lighter is a powerful tool. But there are some rules surrounding lighter use that everyone should know. Therefore, we have written up our 7 Rules of Lighter Etiquette, so that we can all become better people and smokers. If these rules were followed, the world would become a complete […]

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How Flat Flame Torch Lighters Work

While there are many types of lighters including torch and flat flame lighters on the market, cigar owners, fireworks enthusiasts, or people that simply enjoy using a torch lighter have a few things to consider when looking for their ideal product. Since so many manufacturers have been attempting to improve the lighters on the market, […]

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