Hookah, Shisha, Charcoal, Bowls and many more other Frequently Asked Questions and more at Pars Market in Columbia

Hookah FAQ

Here are answers to frequently asked questions. If you don’t find it here, please be sure to Contact .

The hookahlooks very complicated, do they come with instructions?

Hookah is committed to providing expert support for Hookah smokers around the world. Each of our hookahs comes complete with detailed instructions.As well, we have a number of online resources including set-up instructions and the history of hookah .If you would like to consult a hookah expert, please Contact us either by Facebook or submit an Email to us.

Hookah and Name of the Parts in Hookah Drawn by Pars Market Columbia Maryland

What size hookah should I consider?

Shisha smoking has long been a social group activity and is something to consider when choosing your hookah. Any size hookah can be used by an individual smoker, but the size and weight of a large hookah, makes it more convenient for large groups or a hookah party. Large Hookahs (28 to 35 inches) are generally constructed with wider tubing rather than smaller hookahs to keep the hookah in proportion and  are better to support larger groups. Medium Hookahs (21 to 27 inches) can support groups of three to five people and are wonderful for solo smoking. Small Hookahs (20 inches and smaller) are best suited for solo smoking or groups of three or less. The compact size of small hookahs makes them easy to store or carry along. At Pars Market in Columbia,Maryland you can find all the supplies needed for your hookah and many more that would surprise you how much Hookah, Shisha selection we stock in our store!

Pars Market best Hookah shop and Selection in Maryland 21045

Most Unique Persian Handmade Wooden Hookah at Pars Market Columbia Maryland 

 How many hoses?

The number of hoses to have on your hookah comes down to a matter of personal choice. As long as the coal is kept hot and the water pipe is kept tight, there is no difference in the quality of smoking from a one-hose hookah or a four-hose hookah but one smokes at a time. All of our multi-hose hookahs come with complete with hose caps and rubber stem plugs so that extra hose connections that are not in use can be sealed off. 

Large Two Hose Hookah at Pars Market Shisha Store Hookah Shop in Columbia Maryland 21045Beautiful Small Hookah at Pars Market Columbia Maryland 21045 

 

How often should I clean my hookah?

The water in the glass vase should be emptied after every smoking session. Remember that the water in the glass vase acts as the filter for the smoke, so we recommend that you wash out the glass vase after every use. Clean the metal stem with the cleaning brush and very carefully funnel clear hot water through the hose on a regular basis. Never use soap to clean your hookah, as it may contaminate the taste of the smoke. Both the metal stem and the hookah hose should be completely dry before smoking with them again.

Small Bowl, Large Bwl and New Vortex Bowl sold at Pars Market LLc in Columbia Maryland 21045
Small Bowl, Large Bowl and New Vortex Bowl

The smoke is too harsh, what am I doing wrong?

This could be a number of reasons. You may have too much coal on your bowl and you may have burned your shisha. If you remove some of the coal and the smoke is still too harsh then you have indeed burned your shisha and will have to re-pack a new bowl. Also be sure to change the water in your hookah after each session to keep your smoke tasting fresh. 

Hookah Poster by the window at Pars Market LLC Columbia Maryland 21045

Al Fakher Shisha Tobacco next to Hookahs at Pars Market 

I’m not getting enough smoke, what am I doing wrong?

Most likely, the reason you are not getting enough smoke is because your hookah is not air tight or enough water. Double check the connections between the metal shaft / glass base, metal shaft / hose, and metal shaft / clay bowl. If you are still not getting enough smoke, it might be because you don’t have enough coal on your bowl or that your bowl is clogged with shisha. Make sure not to make the wholes too big on the aluminum foil on your bowl. Also, make sure you are not packing too much flavor. You don’t have to pack it too  tightly as this will affect the amount of smoke. Make sure water does not come threw the hose, just enough to make bubbles in the hookah.  Any problems, Please Contact us at Pars Market or bring it in.

Full line of all Accessory and replacement part for hookahs available at Pars Market Columbia Maryland 21045
Full line of all Accessory and replacement part for hookahs available at Pars Market

How long does the flavored shisha last?

Shisha is a special blend of fresh shisha leaves, fruit pulp, and molasses or honey. When kept fresh, the shisha can last for up to a year. To maintain freshness, this shisha needs to be stored in an airtight container and stored in a cool dry place such as a cabinet or a drawer.

How long will one hookah bowl of shisha last?

Each bowl lasts approximately half hour to an hour depending on the coal on your bowl and size.

Bowl with three heads sold and available at Pars Market LLC in Columbia Maryland 21045

Bowl with Cover on, Suitable for smoking inside outside or in the wind sold at Pars Market LLC Columbia Maryland 21045  

How long will one charcoal last?

Each charcoal lasts approximately half hour to an hour, if smoked the right way.

Cleopatra Egytian Natural Carbon Charcoal for Hookah at Pars Market LLC Columbia Maryland 21045

Cleopatra Egyptian Hookah open bag sold at Pars Market LLC Columbia Maryland 21045 

Egyptian Cleopatra Carbon Charcoal for Hookah at Pars Market Columbia Maryland

 

 

How many bowls in each pack of shisha?

We mostly carry Wide selection of Al Fakher and Starbuzz Shishas at Pars Market

 In a 50g pack there are approximately four to six bowls.

In a 250g pack there are approximately twenty to thirty bowls.

 

In a 500g Carton there are ten individual 50g packs, approximately forty to sixty bowls. 

Plenty of Bowls and Tobacco products as well as replacement parts for your Hookah at Pars Market. So put on your shoes and Come On IN!!!!!!!!!!

More View from the Al Fakher Flavors at Pars Market Columbia Maryland 21045

Wide Selection of Starbuzz Shisha Flavors at Pars Market Columbia Maryland 21045Wide Selection of Alfakher Shshia Flavors at Pars Market

 

Exotic Melon Blue Starbuzz Shisha Tobacco at Pars Market Columbia Maryland 21045

 Note: You must 18 years or older to order this product.

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PARS MARKET LLC

9400 SNOWDEN RIVER PARKWAY Suite 109

COLUMBIA, MD, 21045

443-259-0002

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Al Fakher Shisha Tobacco at Pars Market

 About

A relatively young company based in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) known mostly for their hookah tobacco. Al Fakher is one of the largest shisha tobacco organizations in the world. The company strives to transform the Middle Eastern hookah or “shisha” tradition into a universal phenomenon by producing premium molasses in a wide range of flavors. Al Fakher also provides continuous support to the community through monetary and service related contributions. Al Fakher brand is definitely one of the most smoked brands on the market. Their flavors are not so fruity, classic, and favorite among many smokers in Middle East.

Al Fakher Logo at Pars Market in Columbia Maryland 21045 USA
Al Fakher Logo

From the Official Al Fakher Website: “Al-Fakher Corporation was established in 1999, as a limited liability private company and is currently owned by a major investment company operating in the Middle East. Al-Fakher strives to transform the Middle Eastren Hookah or “Shisha” tradition into a universal phenomenon by producing premium molasses in a wide range of flavors. Over the years Alfakher was successfully able to expand its markets so that today it has agents operating world wide.”

Al-Fakher Hookah Shisha Tobacco at Pars Market Columbia Maryland 21045
Al Fakher Shisha Selection at Pars Market

The Al Fakher tobacco comes in two line. There is the basic line known simply as Al Fakher (AF) and their Al Fakher Golden line which only has a few flavors and is a “premium” tobacco. The golden line includes eskandarani apple, bahraini apple, rose and grape. The two apple flavors are not found in the basic line while rose and grape are variations on existing flavors. They are also the producer of the popular black style moassel known as Soft Black. Soft Black is a strong and robust tobacco. 

 We sell only Genuine Al Fakher at Pars Market. We are constantly supplying our stock of Al Fakher,
More View from the Al Fakher Flavors

 

The smoke duration and thickness vary between the lines but it’s usually medium to thick smoke that can easily last an hour or more depending on the bowl you use.

Alfakher Hookah Shisha Tobacco at Pars Market LLC Howard County Columbia Maryland 21045 United States of America
Al Fakher Shisha Tobacco next to Hookahs

Packaging

  • 50g Box: The tobacco comes in a laminated foil pouch inside a cardboard box wrapped in cellophane
  • 250g Plastic Tub: Using a laminated foil pouch similar to the 50g size but then packaged in a resealable plastic tub with a safety seal under the cap. The tubs have a small plastic handle. These are then packed in cardboard boxes.
  • 250g Plastic Box: The Golden line comes packed in a resealable, laminated foil pouch which is then placed in a plastic box with clear sides and a hinged top that is sealed down with an Al Fakher logo sticker. This whole thing is then placed in a cardboard box.
  • 500g Tub: Packed in a re-sealable laminated aluminum pouch. Packaged similarly to the 250g packs and 1 kilo tubs, the pouch is packed in a resealable plastic tub with a safety seal under the lid.
  • 1 Kilo Tub: Just a larger version of the 500g tub. The tobacco is in a laminated and resealable foil pouch in a plastic tub with a safety seal under the lid. The handle on these tubs is useful as these are quite large.
Wide Selection of Alfakher Shshia Tobacco at Pars Market Howard County Columbia Maryland 21045 USA
Wide Selection of Alfakher Shshia Flavors at Pars Market

Flavors

  1. Apple
  2. Apricot
  3. Banana
  4. Berry
  5. Bubble Gum
  6. Caffe Latte
  7. Cappuccino
  8. Cardamom
  9. Cherry
  10. Chocolate
  11. Cinnamon
  12. Cocktail
  13. Coconut
  14. Cola
  15. Double Apple
  16. Energy Drink
  17. Golden Bahraini Apple
  18. Golden Black Grape
  19. Golden Grape
  20. Golden Eskandarani Apple
  21. Golden Rose
  22. Golden Strawberry
  23. Grape
  24. Grape & Mint
  25. Grenadine
  26. Guava
  27. Gum
  28. Honey
  29. Jasmine
  30. Kiwi
  31. Lemon
  32. Lemon & Mint
  33. Licorice
  34. Mango
  35. Melon
  36. Mint
  37. Orange
  38. Peach
  39. Pineapple
  40. Pipe
  41. Plum
  42. Rose
  43. Strawberry
  44. Soft Black
  45. Vanilla
  46. Watermelon
At Pars Market We are constantly supplying our stock of Al Fakher, so you are ensured freshness every time. Each box labeled with it's production date, so you are guarantied the most flavorful of hookah smoke.
Pars Market Business Card Sitting next to Apple and Apple&Mint Al Fakher Shishas

 We sell only Genuine Al Fakher at Pars Market. We are at Pars Market constantly supplying our stock of Al Fakher, so you are ensured freshness every time. Each box labeled with it’s production date, so you are guarantied the most flavorful of hookah smoke. 

Note: You must 18 years or older to order this product.

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PARS MARKET LLC

9400 SNOWDEN RIVER PARKWAY Suite 109

COLUMBIA, MD, 21045

443-259-0002

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Green Za’atar (Thyme) at Pars Market Middle Eastern Mediterranean Grocery Store in Columbia Maryland 21045

  Za’atar (pronounced “zah-tar”) is a Middle Eastern spice mix of thyme, sumac, toasted sesame seed, and sometimes wild oregano.

Lebanese Zaatar at Pars Market
Lebanese Zaatar at Pars Market

Sadaf Green Zatar Mix at Pars Market

  

Arabic for the word “thyme,” after the seasoning’s predominant ingredient, za’atar has been used in Arabic countries since medieval times.

If you’ve eaten at Middle Eastern restaurants, you’ll probably recognize the flavor, which is pungent and grassy. 

Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil (Cold Press)
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Jordanian Zaatar at Pars Market Columbia, Maryland 21045
Jordanian Zaatar at Pars Market

 Za’atar is used on meats andvegetables,  and it’s also mixed with Olive oil which is often added to make a spreadable paste, It can be served with everything fromflatbreads to eggs tovegetables. 

Traditionally the Thyme is dried in the sun & mixed with Sun dried Sumac, Sesame Seed and Sea Salt. Containing a unique synergy of healing & medicinal properties that alert the mind and make the body strong, Zaatar is encouraged to be eaten by school kids before exams.

Roasted Sesame Seeds at Pars Market in Columbia Maryland 21045
Roasted Sesame Seeds at Pars Market

 You can find this spice blend at the best quality in market at Pars Market Or, if you can find Sumac (also available at Pars Market), you can make your own Za’atar using equal parts Dried thyme, toasted sesame seeds and sumac. Sprinkle Za’atar over fresh pita bread drizzled with olive oil.

Thyme (Tomillo) at Pars Market in Columbia Maryland to make Green Zaatar MixOregano Leaves Cut at Pars Market Columbia Maryland 21045

The best way to enjoy Zaatar is to blend it with good quality cold pressed olive oil in a bowl to the consistency of pesto, and then whenever you feel like a hit, just stir the mixture and spread it on fresh or toasted bread and top it with fresh tomatoes, white cheeses, organic eggs or anything Mediterranean for that matter.

 

Sumac in the Jar at Pars Market in Columbia Maryland 21045
Sumac in the Jar at Pars Market

A final word of warning here, be careful as Zaatar is extremely addictive and once tasted your taste buds will never let you forget the experience. Enjoy!

 

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 PARS MARKET LLC

9400 SNOWDEN RIVER PARKWAY Suite 109

COLUMBIA, MD, 21045

443-259-0002

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Pars Market Hookah and Shisha Store in Columbia Maryland

I love Hookah and I love smoking it so much….more I talk about hookah I still feel I have a lot more to say out! Let’s talk more and enjoy talking about it as well as smoking Hookah with friends and family!

A Hookah is a water pipe that is used mainly by Middle Eastern countries for smoking tobacco, mainly flavored tobacco, such as Shisha. Traditional hookahs are elaborately decorated with gold or brass and often sport ornate carvings and designs.
Beautiful Double Hose Hookah at Pars Market

The Wonder of The Hookah

A Hookah is a water pipe that is used mainly by Middle Eastern countries for smoking tobacco, mainly flavored tobacco, such as Shisha. Traditional hookahs are elaborately decorated with gold or brass and often sport ornate carvings and designs. They are traditionally made from glass but can also be made from plastic or even. They have a long stem with a large Bowl at the top where the tobacco is placed.

From the stem are several long hoses that enable several people to enjoy the hookah at once. Water is placed in the stem and, when the bowl of tobacco is lit, the smoke is then filtered through the water and into the lungs of each person inhaling from each hose.

The practice of using hookahs is very popular in countries like Iran and other Arab countries but it is also popular in European countries, as well, and even the United States.

The practice of using hookahs is very popular in countries like Iran and other Arab countries but it is also popular in European countries, as well, and even the United States.
Small little Hookah at Pars Market

Purchasing your own hookah is a very personal experience. You can choose whatever design you would like, and there are several as it’s popular for the hookah to be elaborately decorated as our Hookahs at Pars Market are so beautiful designed and built so strongly!

There are many different styles of Hookah, and the number of hoses sprouting from the main stem varies as well. When you get a group of your friends, family or co-workers together to sample the latest blend of flavored tobacco, it is a true bonding experience. This is why the hookah is so popular, it’s the exchanging of smoke amongst a small group that truly makes the hookah experience a special one. 

Come down to our shop Pars Market to purchase your own new Hookah,
Small Beautiful hookah at Pars Market in Columbia Maryland

Come down to our shop Pars Market to purchase your own new Hookah, We have wide selection of amazing looking Hookahs and our Friendly and Knowledgeable staff are here to help you choosing the right hookah for your budget! If you are a beginner No problem We show you how to start and set up your hookah from scratch, Because Pars Market is A one-stop shop for all your Hookah shisha smoking needs. We offer high quality of hookahs products from all shapes and sizes at the lowest prices available in the market.  guaranteed top quality hookahs and shisha at the lowest prices. Each one of our hookah products are crafted to the highest standards and completely authentic. Our hookahs (hooka, huka) are functional, attractive, durable and available to you. Come inside and see which hookah strikes your fancy!

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 PARS MARKET LLC

9400 SNOWDEN RIVER PARKWAY Suite 109

COLUMBIA, MD, 21045

443-259-0002

http://www.parsmarketcolumbia.com

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Buying Hookah, Shisha, Charcoal at Pars Market Columbia Maryland 21045

It is extremely important that you know how to check a Hookah before you purchase it, because no matter what country it comes from, there is a certain percentage of hookahs that are defective.

Start with the bowl on top. Inspect for chips and an ovular opening where it connects to your hookah. If the the opening of the bowl is ovular, it might not seal tightly when sitting on top of the hookah. Next, look for obstructions in the holes of the bowl. Sometimes, during the glazing process, the holes are covered up or clogged. You will also want to make sure that the bowl fits snugly. You should be able to jerk the hookah a little bit and not have any movement on the bowl. If it does seems to wobble a bit, try to turn it in a clockwise fashion as you push it down over the gasket.

Take the hose off and plug one end with your thumb as you blow through the other end. Listen carefully for any air leaks. If there are any air leaks, the hose has a hole in it. Now, unplug one end and point it at a bare patch of skin that is not on your face (you may get a chunk of rust right into your eye). You should feel a good amount of air coming out. If the amount of air coming out feels weak, the hose has obstructions.

Check the stem for breaks or damage by holding the stem up like a looking glass and pointing the opposite end toward the light.

Unscrew the check release valve to make sure it has a ball bearing.

To check the air flow of the rest of the Hookah, make sure it is assembled with the stem, vase, vase gasket, hose, and hose gasket. You will need to remove the bowl and bowl gasket if it is on top of the stem. Use your hand or a piece of cloth to clog the top of the hookah stem. Suck through the hose and listen carefully for air leaks. You should not be able to take any air in. Common air leaks occur near the hose port around the weld lines. With the top of the hookah stem still clogged, blow into the hose. Air should be expelled out of the check release valve.

Make sure the vase is not wobbly and that the top opening is not ovular. Also, look for cracks and chips in the glass. 

At Pars Market we have sold over Thousands of Hookah since day first opened up and everyone who purchased the Hookah from us was a Happy customer! Because we sell the best quality Hookah you can ever find in the market! Our hookahs are not even Built to last for long long time they are so Beautiful and you can have it up for a good looks and decoration at your home! We carry All sizes and shapes of Hookahs at Pars Market at the lowest prices in the market! We also assist you to find the best hookah from our large selection of hookahs we sell in our store which will suit your needs! We guarantee your satisfaction at Pars Market come down and check us out!   

 

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 PARS MARKET LLC

9400 SNOWDEN RIVER PARKWAY # 109

COLUMBIA, MD, 21045

443-259-0002

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Many Flavors of Concentrated Syrups at Pars Market

Our Wonderful selection of Natural Syrups at Pars Market

     Concentrated Syrups at Pars Market Come in Many Flavors! 

Popular in middle East for generations, these yummy concentrated fruit syrups make delicious cold drinks. Simply add water, or to make a carbonated drink, add seltzer water and ice.

  • Other uses : they can also be used to enhance the taste of desserts and cocktails.

  At Pars Market, Fruit syrups are made with high percentages of natural fruit juices and natural flavorings, without any preservatives, artificial flavorings or artificial colorings!

Try our large selection of Concentrated Syrup we carry Fruit Flavoring such as: Orange, Mango, Apricot, Raisin, Rose, Jallab, Quince Lemon, Apple, Fig, Vimto, Tamarind, Mint, Orange Blossom, Black Current, Lychee, Almond, Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry, Sour Cherry, Pomegranate, Blueberry, Blackberry, Mulberry,….



PARS MARKET LLC

9400 SNOWDEN RIVER PARKWAY # 109
COLUMBIA, MD, 21045

443-259-0002

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