Before you ignite charcoal for Shisha at home, you need to understand what type of charcoal you intend to use and what methods of ignition are available. Coals differ in the raw materials from which they are produced and functional characteristics. In the hookah shop you can buy following types:
Starting from the type of coal we select the appropriate method of ignition.
How to heat coals for hookah, depending on the type
For samarasimha coal will need matches or lighter, and hookah tongs. Before you ignite these coals for Shisha better go outside or balcony. Shell in combustion emits harmful substances and can pour in the spark. So you should be in an open or ventilated place. Take tongs «pucks», put to the fire. When the coal begins to ignite and sparkle, wait until it is completely burned. It takes less than a minute. When the coal is red and will stop shedding sparks and smoke — you can put it on foil and smoke narghile.
For natural coals will require more effort and patience. For ignition you can use a torch with a special nozzle, a gas burner. Place the sticks over the fire. Let is heated to about one third of coal. To understand that it is time to remove them from the fire at the specific red-orange color of the rambunctious bar. How to light coals for hookah on the stove, if equipped with an electric hob? In this case, suitable electronic instigator of coal (this device must be purchased separately) or a gas burner.
don’t forget about the etiquette of Smoking, when everything is ready and the smoke scent will fill the space. In the circle needs to be the person who monitors the coals. Traditionally, it sits on the left hand of the man who had smoked narghile. While the tube is passed around the circle, the task is responsible for the coal — time to clear them from the halls and monitor the optimum temperature of the bowl.