General Candle Burning Care

Candles are great products that last a very long time when you take care of them properly. The guide below lists ways to get the most out of your candles, and how to avoid problems that can occur when burning a candle.

  • Always store your candles in a dark, cool, and dry place

  • Soy wax drippings can be removed using soapy hot water

  • Avoid placing candles in direct sunlight as they may fade if exposed for a long time

  • 85% of all candle fires could be prevented if the following three basic rules would be followed:

    • Never leave a burning candle unattended

    • Keep candles out of reach of children and pets

    • Never burn a candle on or near anything that might catch fire

  • Burn candles in a well ventilated room

  • Place the candle on a stable heat resistant surface

  • Avoid placing candle in drafts

  • Keep the wax pool clear of debris

  • Never touch or move a burning candle

  • Discontinue burning a candle when ½” of wax is left in container

  • Use a candle snuffer to extinguish a candle or extinguish the flame by dipping the wick into the melted wax and straightening it back up

  • More than 15,000 residential fires are caused each year by careless use of candles. Following these basic rules should ensure that your candle burning experience will be a very enjoyable and safe one.