Originally Posted by Elco
I usualy leave the ashes on the coal so they trap the heat. I you dont move them you wont have the problem of ashes falling in your shisha. At least I never had a problem with it.
You use a Wind Cover to trap the heat.
If you ash the Coal, you will get more of the heat. If you dont ash, you are trapping more of the heat inside the ash and not to the tobacco.