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Archive for May, 2008

25 May

Does a big hookah smoke better than a small hookah? “Does Size Really Matter?”

The answer to this question is ‘yes’ and ‘no.’ The general thought on this topic is that larger hookahs smoke better than smaller hookahs due to the longer shaft, which allows more time for the smoke to cool as it travels to the water, where it is filtered and further cooled. We’ve done our research [...]

25 May

How do I light natural hookah coals? How about quicklight coals?

Natural Hookah Coals are the cleanest way to smoke shisha and will let the flavor of your shisha really shine. The easiest way to light these coals is on an electric stove with an exposed heating coil or a single coil heater. You can set your natural coals directly on the heating element and turn the [...]

25 May

My bowl doesn’t sit firmly on the hookah, or goes all the way down to the tray.

Try turning the bowl as you wedge it firmly onto the bowl grommet. Be sure not to press too tightly if using a clay or ceramic bowl as you might accidently break the base of the hookah bowl. Occasionally, you may wish to use two bowl grommets instead of one for additional support and stability. [...]

25 May

What’s the best way to clean my hookah?

For the base, you can use warm water and a gentle dish soap. Wash your hookah regularly, using the appropriate brushes inside the shaft and base. Do not use any harsh chemical cleaners of polishers on your hookah, and rinse thoroughly after each cleaning. There are some cleaning solutions designed specifically for cleaning things like [...]

25 May

Auto-seal hookahs: no air comes through hose connector

Looks like your auto-seal adapter is plugged up somehow. Gently unscrew the hose connector. Check to see if the ball bearing is stuck in the threads – you may need to pry it out. Once the ball bearing is free, you might consider replacing it (but feel free to use the old one until your [...]

25 May

Smoking hookah or cigarettes/cigars – are they all as unhealthy or bad for you?

We have read many conflicting reports as to the differences in hookah smoking vs. cigarette smoking. We highly encourage you to do your own research and educate yourself about what you are putting into your body. Shisha is still a tobacco product and should be treated as such. If you are interested in doing a [...]

25 May

Safe Hookah Coal Extinguishing (or) Put Out That Light!!!

“The trashcan’s on fire again.” a coworker casually informed me, hardly looking up from his computer screen as the smell of burning paper wrestled with the lingering scent of shisha smoke in the small office. It was my fault, and from the nonplussed reaction, you may assume it wasn’t the first time. Moral of the [...]

25 May

Do you know how to make a hookah or have any shisha recipes?

We have seen a number of very creative hookahs that people have made from household items and other non-traditional materials. We’re always looking for great pictures of these kinds of products – if you’ve created one, please send us a picture of it! Making shisha tobacco is a very complicated and lengthy process that requires [...]

25 May

Error when I try to add items to shopping cart

These errors do happen sometimes, this has to do with a caching issue. The best way to solve this problem is to log out of your account, and log back in. As long as you have Cookies and JavaScript enabled on your browser, you should see the problem solved. Alternatively, you can close your internet [...]

25 May

Do you wholesale hookahs or tobacco?

At this time, is only an online retail shop, and offers slight bulk discounts on large orders for customers. For tobacco retail stores looking to resell, many of the hookah products we carry are offered for wholesale by Hookah Wholesalers.