Frequently Asked Questions 

Post On : 03/06/2016

  • Whats is the Hookah Charcoal for?

The Charcoal after being lit is placed atop the holed tinfoil or Tin Screen atop the hookah clay bowl the heat vapors from the extremely hot coal are used to burn the wet shisha.

  • What is different natural coal and self lighting coal

Natural charcoal is made of natural growing resources, such as the wood of lemon, olive and apple trees. Very popular are the coconut shells which remain during the production of palm oil. Its strengths are the neutral flavor, the high heat generation and the long burning time. A further benefit is its eco-friendliness. During the production of self-lighting charcoal, coal dust and chemical additives are pressed into a ring shape. It is very easy to light up only with a lighter and with this well suited for trips and vacations. But therefore it is not so tasteless and does not burn so long and hot.

  • How to ignite the coal:

You can use the gas stove, electric heater or microwave, put several pieces, wait several minutes, you will get the half of coal are glowing red, turn back and wait until completely glowing red

  • Shoud we need splitting the coal? How?

Some times we found chisha coal feel to hot for our setup, then you need for splitting the briquettes, are shisha tongs. First, light up the charcoal and wait until its completely glowing. Then use the needle, which is attached to the tongs and stick in the middle of the briquette under low pressure. In this way, the charcoal can be separated very easy.

  • How many briquettes you use for smoking a shisha depends on its size.

Usually you may use 2-3 briquettes. If you use too few, they do not develop the required heat, if you use too many, the temperature get to high, the tobacco is burned and it begins to scratch in your throat.

  • Why the briquette have different form and different size.

Since we have around the world customer, and they have own desire form for briquette so we made as customer request.

  • How do you put out a charcoal?

There are many easy and safe ways to put out a charcoal, dropping it into water is always fast and easy, whether in your toilet, a bucket, or a puddle.

  • How do you light a charcoal?

It is always best to light a charcoal outside or out a window, for a quicker light use a

  • How can i prevent the coal from burning me, my table and my carpet?!

Get the Modern Wind Cover, if your hookah will fall the coal will fall into the wind cover protecting you and your carpet. If your hookah ever begins to fall and you catch it, the coal will not slide off!

  • How old is too old?

Charcoals last for quite awhile however if stored under extreme tempatures, whether hot or cold will cause them to light less quickly, possibly break upon lighting, and will not burn as long as usual.

  • Should I clean the ash of the charcoal?

With the better types of charcoals such you should not need to clean of the ask from the coal, removing the ash is only necessary when the ash begins to break up and fall into the hookah bowl. If that is happening use your tong and gently push down atop the middle of the coal with the thin side of the tong and push off one side of the ash, then do the same for the other side.

  • Should I light my charcoal atop my hookah?

No, Never! Lighting your charcoal atop of your hookah will cause it to taste terrible, always be sure to have your hookah charcoal fully lit before placing it atop your hookah.

  • Which type of Hookah Charcoal is best for me?

The type of charcoal that is best for you is dependent upon your smoking preferences as well as your smoking location.

  • Which part of the hookah coal is most important to be lit first and how can I light the coal faster?

Initially the bottom portion of the coal is most important (for tablets the bottom is the indented portion, for fingers whichever side is lit best should be the bottom); eventually the top will become red and fully lit. The initially puffs are based upon the bottom of the coal. The size of the hookah coal will determine how long the smoke will last; you can always add more coals to the same bowl as they finish until the shisha is fully burned. Keep in mind when placing more coals onto the bowl, not to cover every hole of the tin foil with the coal; some air flow is needed to keep the hookah tasting its best.


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