Cleaning your Glass Bong

Cleaning your Glass Bong

Bongs tend to accumulate a lot of waste as you smoke through them. Now, in some of these bongs, the rate of this accumulation can differ. However, be sure that they will be collecting waste. 


This waste can cause serious consequences to the quality of your smoke and your health. Therefore, in order to stop the same, you need to clean your glass bong. puff21 is here to give you a guide on how to clean your glass bong. 


Why should I clean my bong?

It would help if you cleaned your bong as it becomes a breeding ground for several fungi and bacteria. It can cause respiratory infections and can cause serious ailments. To prevent the same, you should clean your bong regularly. 


When should I clean my bong?

The time for cleaning your bong depends on the number of times you use it in a day. It is better to look at the water inside the bong and gauge whether you need to clean the bong. If the water is unclear, dirty, stinky, and full of debris, you need to clean your glass bong. 


How should I clean my bong?

Here are some of the ways to clean your bong:


  • Alcohol and Salt: This method is an oldie but does the job pretty well. Use 91% isopropyl alcohol to clean your bong. Make sure that you do not use rubbing alcohol as it is not nearly as potent. 

Please take a little bit of alcohol and mix it with salt and keep it inside your glass bong. Shake the mixture while it is inside the bong and drain. You can also use a brush to clean the bong. 


  • Lemon Juice: It is not only suitable for cleaning the inside of your bong but also acts as a preventive measure. If you add 5-10 drops of lemon juice to your bong water, it will prevent the resin from sticking onto your glass surface. 

  • Cleaning solutions: There are several companies out there that sell pre-made cleaning solutions. These are perfect for cleaning your bong as they do not require you to synthesize any solution.

Most of these products do not even require you to scrub or shake. Just add the solution, and the rest is done by the chemicals. 


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