Your Humidor 3 Cold Weather Essentials

Have you ever wondered when the weather turns colder, the humidity in your humidor will start to fluctuate?

Relative humidity drops as the air gets dryer in colder temperatures.

Therefor, no need to panic, just put a couple of Boveda Packs in your humidor our experience, you will be fine.


In our 17 years of business, these might be the most innovative products we have ever seen to help maintain optimum humidity levels.

The best news? They only cost $5.95. We have many customers who use Boveda as their go to solution for humidity control especially in the winter. Why? Because it works.

This is also the reason we partnered with Boveda by placing them in side all our newly released Limited Edition cigar humidors.

Secondly, make sure you are confident in the humidity reading your hygrometer is showing. Ever wonder how you test your analog or digital hygrometer to see if it is accurate?

Simple, perform the salt test and re-calibrate it if necessary. We have been doing this for 17 years, it’s to easy. Here is a link to a step by step video on how to preform the salt test. It only takes 10 minutes of time to set up, a good sleep and if necessary, a little adjustment.

Third. Do you still have an old sponge-based humidifier?

If you do your humidor is old, or a beginner humidor. Like any sponge after some time they lose the ability to retain water.

No problem, we have a quick, simple solution, take your humidifier apart and toss that dirty old sponge in the trash where is belongs.

Now pick up some polymer slow release crystals. These little rice grain size crystals hold up to 200 times their weight in water.

humidifier beadsHumidor Beads & Crystals

Did you know that you don’t have to buy a new humidifier? That’s right, you can buy a replacement bag for $5 and use your old humidifier housing.

They work excellent in conjunction with a couple Boveda packs. With the extra humidifier it will extend the life of your Boveda two-way humidification packs.
With that said these 3 cold weather essentials will allow you to make it through any winter.

Cigar Star, helping customers get through winter since 2001.