Now that my heat's on full blast, I'm having trouble keeping my cigars humidified. Any suggestions?
Posted: December 17, 2012
Two. Move your humidor as far away from the heat source as possible and refill your humidification device often.
In cold-weather climates, this is the worst time of year for cigar storage. Constant artificial heat makes the air in most homes extremely dry and poses a real problem for all but the most-state-of-the-art humidors.
All you can really do is move your humidor to the least dry part of your house (probably your basement) and go through a lot of distilled water. Cigar enthusiasts who own a Bóveda Humidor or use the company's Humidipak system should consider adding one or two more packets in winter months to compensate for any moisture loss.
Those general rules about how often you need to refill your humidification unit go right out the window. Fill it often, every day if your cigars aren't moistening up.
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