How to Clean a Dab Nectar Collector

Dabbing is becoming a more popular way to enjoy cannabis, and it is already evolving with time. Already, more people are turning to dab kits for their regular use.


A dab nectar collector, known for helping you to enjoy a smooth and easy vapor, can offer an excellent cannabis experience—but over time, you will find yourself with a problem. Eventually, you will need to clean your nectar collector. Don’t worry, it isn’t as bad as it sounds!


While some people are just fine letting their cannabis tools get nice and dirty, we like to keep things clean for the integrity of our cannabis experience. Let’s talk through how to clean your collector so it stays nice.

Step 1: Pull Everything Apart

When we set out to clean a nectar collector, we are striving for the ultimate clean. To reach this, you must be prepared to lay everything out on the line—or at least on the table. Make sure that you break down your collector to all of its core components. It is always much easier to clean it when everything is separated.

Step 2: Make Your Mixture

In most cases, simple soap and water are not going to cut it for getting your nectar collector clean. You’ll need a powerful solution, and if you have been smoking for a long time, you probably already know it. Bring together a combination of isopropyl alcohol with some salt. Make sure that you use enough alcohol to fully submerge the components that can be submerged.

Step 3: Let it Soak

When you reach this step, it is time to let go of any impatience. You want to allow your rig to soak for as long as possible. The longer, the better. For the best results, throw it all in before you head to work or before you go to sleep at night. A good soak can make all the difference.

Step 4: Scrub and Wash

After your rig has been allowed to soak for some time, it is time to clean it up. You will likely notice that it already looks better, but there is more work to be done. Focus on shaking everything off, then run it under some lukewarm water.


While your rig components are rinsing, it is time to start scrubbing. You can use rags, cotton swabs, or even cleaning kits to get all of the buildup off of your rig. Make sure that you scrub into all of the nooks and crannies of each piece until it is sparkling. If you notice that something isn’t coming off, it might be time to return it to the soak. Every 420 kit should include cleaning materials, so invest in them sooner rather than later.


When your rig looks nice and clean, it is time to give it a final rinse. Allow everything to rinse under running water to ensure that all of the buildup and cleaning mixture has been removed from each piece before use.

Step 5: Dry and Reassemble

Now that you have a sparkling collection of dab nectar collector pieces, it is time to dry it all off and put it back together. Make sure that you thoroughly dry each piece before you reassemble it to avoid any potential issues or bacterial growth.


Dab kits can last a long time when well-maintained, so remember to keep your collector clean!

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