Cigar Q&A: Humidifying Empty Humidors

Should I Continue to Humidify My Empty Humidors?

Q. I have one humidor for each of my favorite cigars, about five. I’m not able to restock right now  – but I need to know if my humidors will be OK sitting empty as long as I keep the humidity constant, or will I need to recharge them?
– T. Turner

A. If your humidors are well-seasoned, they should hold-up until you add more cigars, but keep a close eye on them. If you notice the RH starting to drop dramatically, simply recharge the humidifier as you would under “normal” circumstances.

Gary Korb

Gary Korb

Executive Editor at cigaradvisor.com

Gary Korb has been writing and editing content for CigarAdvisor.com since its debut in 2008. An avid cigar smoker for over 30 years, during the past 12 years he has worked on the marketing side of the premium cigar business as a Sr. Copywriter, blogger, and cigar reviewer. A graduate of the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, prior to his career in the cigar business, Gary worked in the music and video industry as a marketer and a publicist.

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