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Is A Humidor Cabinet Right For My Business?

Cigar smoking saw a rise in popularity during the pandemic when folks were required to stay at home and had extra time to reignite interest and invest time in hobbies, cigars included. Many who increased their cigar frequency have continued, and the popularity of cigars is only expected to increase,...

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8 Things to Consider When Choosing a Humidor

The singular purpose of a good humidor is to control the relative humidity of your storage environment. So if humidors are all essentially the same tool for storing cigars, why are there so many options available?   From converted ammo boxes to humidors that cost tens of thousands of dollars, you...

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What Should a Humidor Be Set At?

    Over time, you realize some cigar experiences are just better than others. Attribute this to personal taste and variables such as the type of tobacco, the type of torch used, the size of the cigar, the style of cigar. And, whether you know it or not, the humidity...

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How to Know If Your Cigars Are Fresh

We all love a good, crisp smoke of a perfect cigar. And as you know, cigars are best kept in environments that maintain a certain level of humidity—which makes humidors the ideal place. But being natural products, cigars have a shelf-life no matter how well they’re stored. No one likes...

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Can I Store Cigars Long-Term?

Cigar appreciation is a fun hobby that can take a lot of different paths. Some like to keep it more casual. They keep one or two cigars on hand, smoke them at will, and smoke them as they buy them.  Others prefer to keep a healthy stock of cigars around...

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What Size Humidor is Right for You?

As you’ve probably seen, humidors come in all shapes and sizes. From travel-sized versions ideal for carrying your favorite stogie on quick business-trips to the massive walk-in type that require pretty serious professional installation—unless you’re one heck of a handyman.  No matter where you are in your journey of cigar...

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Cigar Cabinet vs. Humidor Box

  As your knowledge and taste for different types of cigars grows, so too does your home cigar collection. After all, experimenting with different tobaccos and types is part of the fun. One of the benefits to owning a large humidor–or several humidors–is not worrying about whether you have room...

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How to Build a Walk-In Humidor

A lot of aficionados take their cigar appreciation seriously. Others, though, take it very seriously. Off-the-charts seriously. Dedicate their lives to it seriously.  These types of people don’t have a casual humidor sitting on their desk in the home office. They have an entire room dedicated to their smokes. A...

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How to Lower the Humidity in a Humidor

For those new to cigars, there’s a night-and-day switch once you own your first humidor. The world of cigars opens up, and you realize there’s far more to cigars than enjoying a stogie at the occasional bachelor party or on the back nine at the golf course. There’s more to...

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