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Frequently Asked Questions

Resolution Colorado has gained worldwide recognition for being the most safe, effective, and best glass cleaning brand on the market. By no surprise, we receive a high volume of questions and comments from people just like you that truly want to know -- what makes Resolution the best? Below, we've compiled the most frequently asked questions to help you get a better understanding of our company and products.

How do I clean my piece with Resolution Gel + Caps?

Step 1:

Shake bag to active the Resolution Gel. You will want to pour just enough gel to coat the inside of the glass. Put the caps on both ends of the glass and make sure the inside of the glass is completely coated in gel.  Once coated, immediately pour the excess back into the bag through the resealable top. The cleaner you keep the gel the more use you will get out of it. Let the gel sit from 5-30 minutes depending on how dirty the piece is.

Step 2:

Remove the caps off of the glass. Rinse glass with warm water until there are no more bubbles. And there you have it, your glass is cleaner then when you first bought it.

Step 3:

Shake bag to activate the Resolution Gel. Grab your bag of Resolution and tear off the top. Open the resealable top and slowly drop in a bowl, down stem, banger or smaller bowls into the bag. Wait 5-30 minutes depending on how dirty your glass is.

Step 4:

Carefully remove the glass from the bag. Use warm water to rinse off glass. And there you have it, sparkling clean glass.

Resolution can be used with metals and glass but is not made to be used on plastic.

Why should I use Res Gel instead of alcohol and salt to Clean my Water Pipe?

While it's true that you can purchase alcohol and salt at nearly any gas station or drugstore, it's far from the best way to clean your equipment. Alcohol based cleaners tend to be abrasive and can cause damage to your equipment and health over time. Using Resolution Gel to clean your equipment is a much safer option.

Is Res Gel reusable?

Yes. The Res Gel formula and pouch were developed with sustainability in mind. After you're done cleaning, simply pour any used solution back in to the pouch.

How many times can Res Gel be reused?

Depending on how clean you keep your glass, each Res Gel pouch can be reused on an average of 5-10 times.

Is Res Gel non-toxic?

Res Gel is non-toxic and safe for cleaning with.

Is Res Gel safe for the environment?

Unlike chemical solvents that contain up to 100% VOCs, Res Gel contains less than 3% VOCs and does not pose any significant threat to the environment.

Isopropyl alcohol on the other hand, is made up of 100% VOCs and should not be used carelessly or on a regular basis.

What are Volatile Organic Compounds and why do they matter?

Volatile organic compounds, otherwise known as VOCs are compounds that have a high vapor pressure and low water solubility.

A high vapor pressure causes molecules to be emitted and released as gasses from certain solids or liquids, such as isopropyl alcohol.

VOCs are pollutants that can have short and long-term effects on someone's health.

Chemicals such as isopropyl alcohol are extremely high in VOCs which can lead to problems if used to clean your glass and equipment on a regular basis.

Resolution Gel contains approximately 97% less VOCs than isopropyl alcohol and similar chemicals.

Can I pour Res Gel down the drain?

Yes. Res Gel can be emptied in your sink, drain, toilet, or on the ground outdoors.

Is the pouch recyclable?

Yes. All packaging is 100% recyclable. 

Is the plastic pouch safe for the environment?

Yes! We pride ourselves on using eco-friendly packaging. The plastic Res Gel pouch saves 77% in plastic compared to bottles.

Can I use Res Gel to clean acrylic pieces or other soft plastics?

Resolution Gel should not be used to clean acrylics or soft plastics.

How many pipes can one pouch clean?

15-20, depending on piece cleanliness and size.

How many water pipe can one pouch clean?

6-10, depending on piece cleanliness and size.

How many rigs can one pouch clean?

6-10, depending on piece cleanliness and size.

Resolution Caps

How do I use Resolution Caps for cleaning?

Fill your water pipe with Resolution Gel, apply Resolution Caps, shake and rinse for the quickest and easiest clean ever.

What size are the different Caps?

Resolution Caps come in 4 different sizes: large, medium, small, extra small. You can view specific sizing information on the chart below.

Original Res Caps come with: 1x large, 2x small

Rig Kit Caps come with: 1x medium, 1x small, 1x extra small

Res Caps Plus comes with: 1x large, 1x medium, 1x small, 1x extra small

resolution cap sizing comparison chart

 Are Resolution Caps good to use while storing my water pipe?

Yes. Another great benefit of our caps is that they''ll mask odors and prevent unwanted spills during storage. Caps were designed to prevent that dirty pipe water smell.

Will Res Caps keep the water in my water pipe/rig while traveling?

Yes. Use Res Caps while traveling to seal in any water.




What are the benefits of a subscription?

A Resolution subscription saves you time, money, and energy. Ease the worries of having to place an order each time you need to resupply on Gel or Caps. Our subscription plans put your cleaning needs on complete auto-pilot.

Can I cancel my subscription at any time?

Yes. If you need to cancel for any reason, please contact with your email and billing information and we'll be happy to cancel your plan!



We are located in the Mile High City, also known as Denver, Colorado.

Where can I find Resolution on social media?

We'd love for you to follow us on Instagram @resolutioncolorado, Facebook @resolutioncolo, and Twitter @resolutioncolo

Orders & Payment


A confirmation number will be shown as soon as your order is completed. You’ll simultaneously receive an email confirming that we've received your order. Your credit card will be charged when your order is submitted. A second email will be sent when your order ships.


Once an order has been placed, we can not make any additions, subtractions, or substitutions. If you no longer want the exact items on your order, please contact support to request a cancellation.

Shipping & Returns


We ship via USPS, UPS, and FedEx. Standard shipping is 2-5 business days ($4.95) 1-3 business days ($29.99) and international shipments can take 1-2 weeks depending on the country. USPS Priority may be delivered on Saturdays.

All other methods are delivered Monday through Friday by end of day. *Delivery dates on our website are estimates provided by the courier and may be affected by weather, national holidays, and some geographic locations.

My tracking says my order was delivered but I haven’t received it.

Please check with other members of your family and neighbors to see if one of them could have received it. Dial 1-800-ASK-USPS or contact your local Post Office or take your tracking number to your local post office.

Please ask the post office to start a Postal Investigation as Postal theft is a Federal Crime and they will investigate your claim.


Your order will be shipped in discreet packaging with no visible logos.


If your order is 36 hours passed the expected delivery date, then you will want to file a missing package claim with the shipping carrier.

If a package is not delivered, please call your local post office for immediate assistance with your parcel. We ask that before contacting us, you make a claim by calling 1-800-ASK-USPS


Yes, shipping is available to P.O. Boxes. Be sure to choose "USPS" as your shipping method during checkout.