Cleaning Caps & Plugs


We walk you through the step-by-step process of cleaning your bong, revealing a whole new world of smoking satisfaction that you've been longing for.


We reveal seven accessories you need to ensure your bong cleaning process is quick, safe and effective. With these extras, you'll spend less time cleaning and more time puffing.

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Cleaning Caps & Plugs FAQ

What Is A Cleaning Cap & Plug?

A silicone cleaning cap or plug is used for cleaning smoking devices and bongs. The cap or plug fits securely over or in the opening of the device to create a seal, which ensures that the cleaning solution, such as Formula 420, does not spill while shaking. To use this tool, one needs to fill the device with cleaning solution and then place the cap/plug over or in it. After making sure that it fits securely, shake the device vigorously to clean all the hard-to-reach areas. Silicone cleaning caps and plugs are usually made of food-grade silicone, which is heat-resistant, durable, and easy to clean. They are available in various sizes and shapes to fit different bongs and smoking devices.

What Are The Benefits Of Using A Cleaning Cap Or Plug?

When cleaning a bong, using a silicone cleaning cap or plug can offer numerous benefits. Such caps or plugs can be securely placed over or inside the bong or pipe opening, creating a seal that prevents cleaning solution, such as Formula 420, from spilling out. By shaking the device vigorously with the cleaning cap or plug in place, the cleaning solution can reach all of the difficult-to-access areas, resulting in a thorough clean. The process of using cleaning caps or plugs is easy and uncomplicated, and does not require any specialised tools or skills. These caps and plugs are usually made of a long-lasting, heat-resistant material that can withstand regular use and cleaning, and come in various sizes and shapes to suit various bongs and devices.

How Do You Use A Cleaning Cap Or Plug?

Cleaning a bong can be made easy and uncomplicated by using a silicone cleaning cap or plug. To begin, create a cleaning solution by either using a commercial cleaning solution, like Formula 420, or making your own solution using isopropyl alcohol and salt. Pour the solution into the bong, ensuring that it covers all the surfaces that require cleaning. Insert the silicone cleaning cap over the opening or insert the plug inside the opening of the bong or pipe, making sure it fits tightly and creates a seal. Hold the device securely, and shake it vigorously for a few minutes. This will cause the cleaning solution to reach all the inaccessible areas. After shaking, remove the silicone cap or plug and clean the bong or pipe thoroughly with warm water. Repeat this process until all the cleaning solution is removed. Once the bong or pipe is clean, dry it thoroughly and store it in a secure, dry location.

How Do You Choose The Right Cleaning Cap Or Plug For Your Bong?

Selecting the right-sized silicone cleaning cap or plug is crucial for a proper seal and effective cleaning. To determine the cap or plug size, measure the widest part of the opening of your bong using a ruler or measuring tape. Most silicone cleaning cap and plug manufacturers offer a size chart listing the diameter range for each size of cleaning cap or plug. If your bong has an irregularly shaped opening, opt for a more flexible cleaning cap or plug that can adapt to the shape of your device. It's recommended to choose a slightly smaller size if unsure, as it will fit more tightly, creating a better seal and preventing cleaning solution from spilling out.

Are Cleaning Caps Or Plugs Necessary When Cleaning A Bong?

Although not mandatory, silicone cleaning caps and plugs can greatly facilitate and enhance the bong cleaning process. The use of these caps or plugs enables the user to add cleaning solution to the bong and shake it thoroughly, ensuring that all difficult-to-reach areas are cleaned effectively. This creates a seal that prevents any spillage, making the cleaning process far more efficient. Without such a cap or plug, one would have to use their hands or other materials to block the openings of the bong, which can be time-consuming and messy. In addition, these caps and plugs are reusable and durable, making them a cost-effective and environmentally-friendly cleaning option.

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