Introduction to DIY Bong Cleaning
Nothing is more satisfying than a fresh hit of smoke from the OG herb that you got from the dispensary. However, what’s more, irritating is forgetting to clean that handy dandy bong of yours. Not only does it ruin the taste of the herb but it also defeats the purpose of enjoying the whole deed along with its sensational sensory benefits especially the medicinal value that everyone is seeking.
In this article, we will be talking about homemade bong cleaner. We will also have some background on doing in on your own.
There are many chemical cleaners out there that can be used to clean that bong, however, believes it or not, these chemicals leave a scent that can ruin that session all over again. It can also damage the precious unique instrument that you worked hard to obtain.
Keep reading on to be informed that there are bizarre ways to clean that bong using natural materials that you can buy from a grocery store or materials that are just sitting in your cupboard. Get ready to be mind blown as we reveal simple, effective, and natural ways to keep your bong sparkling.
Homemade bong cleaner made easy
Coarse salt is a natural resource that is widely used for a lot of purposes such as a condiment, an agent in fermentation, scrub, and an abrasive. Little did we know that this is an effective way to remove the nasty stain in that bong. Due to the natural coarseness of the salt, it acts as a form of dissolvable abrasive for any glassware. The salt has a specific coarseness that removes only the stain and prevents the glass from being scratched and cloudy.
You may use rubbing alcohol and salt as a mixture or solution to cleanse the bong, just combine both materials then fill the rinsed bong with the mixture, shake the bong until you see visible removal of the stains. The rubbing alcohol acts as the lubricant that softens the hardened stain marks. Due to the high evaporation level of the rubbing alcohol, it will not leave any foul chemical scent in the bong. You can ensure that your bong will be good as new.
If you are still skeptical about the usage of rubbing alcohol or isopropyl alcohol, you can use vinegar as a better alternative. Yes, vinegar is the answer to your dilemma, not only it is effective as a window or glass cleaner it can also aid your stained bong madness. You can use vinegar and coarse salt as a combined cleaning compound.
Due to the acidic value of the vinegar, it can easily soften any hard stains that are stuck in that bong. What you need to do first is to disassemble the bong and check if there are any chips or cracks that can be dangerous if it enters the system. Then rinse the bong with warm water to remove the soft residue in the bong, afterward, put in the salt and vinegar mixture.
Shake the bong up to five to six times and let it soak for 3 -5 minutes to let the vinegar do its purpose. After 5 minutes is done, add more salt and shake it vigorously to remove all the grime and stains. Viola! Your bong is good as new.
Yes, you read it right. Uncooked rice in particular is a great natural abrasive that will not cause any unnecessary damage to the bong itself. Rice works perfectly with either rubbing alcohol or vinegar. Due to the weight and the shape of the rice, it can easily peel off the hardened stain caused by the sticky compounds naturally present in the buds of the flower.
The same protocol follows, first is to disassemble the bong and check if there are any chips or cracks that can be dangerous if it enters the system. Then rinse the bong with warm water to remove the soft residue in the bong, afterward put in the rice and vinegar or alcohol mixture.
Shake the bong up to five to six times and let it soak for 3 -5 minutes to let the vinegar or alcohol do its purpose. After 5 minutes is done, shake it vigorously to remove all the grime and stains. Easy as a pie!
How to take care of your Bong
Rule of thumb, use filtered water or distilled water for your bong. Never use any kind of unfiltered water. The minerals present in the unfiltered water are one of the elements that cause it to stain faster. It is also advisable if you use filtered water as the last rinse for your bong after you clean it, in this way you may ensure that it is 100% clean.
Replace the water daily
While others oppose this due to the waste of good materials, it is advisable to replace the water daily. Believe it or not, if the water in the bong is stored for a long period, it will accumulate molds and will cause mold stains that are very very hard to remove. This will make your bong cleaning days a nightmare. Plus, who wouldn’t want a fresh puff of smoke every day?
Clean your bong once a week
Extensively and religiously clean your bong once a week. This will ultimately ensure that molds, grime, and mildew will be gone in your bong forever. This will also guarantee that your bong stays in a healthy state.
Hard Case or Soft Bag
Since your bong is made up of glass, it is necessary to place it in a hard case or a soft bag to prevent it from cracking, chipping, and scratching during long travels. This will also prevent it from acquiring dust and fabric fibers that may contaminate it.
Using your bong is thrilling and fun, but you also need to know that it is something that you need to be hygienic about because it is an instrument that you use along with your body. Also, for you to enjoy it, clean it!
Bong Cleaners are becoming widespread not only that it can offer you a clean and fresh hit of smoke but they are also made available in the comfort of your home. While many experts can clean your bong, nothing is much perfect than knowing how to clean it by yourself.