How to Clean a Metal Smoking Pipe

Metal smoking pipes can accumulate residue over time.
These pipes are easy to clean and can last for a long time with proper care. Clean your pipe after each use to ensure a pleasant smoke.

Step 1

Rinse the metal pipe with hot water to remove any loose debris.

Step 2

Scrub the inside of the pipe thoroughly with a pipe cleaner.

Step 3

Rinse the pipe again with hot water.

Step 4

If the residue is tough to remove, boil some water in a saucepan. Add the metal pipe and boil for five to ten minutes. Remove with tongs, allow to cool, and scrub again with the pipe cleaner.

Step 5

Rinse well and allow to dry before using.

Things You Will Need

  • Pipe cleaner with dense bristles
  • Hot water
  • Saucepan (optional)
  • Tongs (optional)

About the Author

Melissa Rae has been a writer since 2008, specializing in home-and-garden, business, technology and education topics. Rae holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Herzing University.