How to Properly Season a Cigar Humidor
After buying a cigar humidor, the first thing you should to do is take it home and season it. Never store your cigars in an unseasonsed humidors. Wood is hygroscopic, which means it absorbs moisture. If you put cigars into a humidor before the wood has had a chance to absorb any moisture, it will absorb the moisture from your cigars and dry them out, ruining them. (Learn more about the effects of moisture and humidity on cigars.) Seasoning a cigar humidor enables it to maintain the perfect balance of humidity needed to preserve the taste and flavor of your cigars.
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– Calibrating your hygrometer
– The salt test
– Calibration kit