The Stinger device comes apart in three parts, the bubbler, the tip, and the battery itself. To clean the bubbler, rinse with warm water, or soak in isopropyl alcohol. The bottom of the bubbler is designed to catch reclaim. To clean the tips, also soak in isopropyl alcohol. To clean the device, use the included brush to clean inside of the device. Do not soak device in any liquid. Make sure all parts are fully dry before reattaching everything and turning it back on.