Candle Care Tips

  1. Keep the wick centered and trimmed: Trim the wick to approximately ¼ inch before lighting the candle each time. This helps prevent excessive soot and ensures a clean, even burn.

  2. Burn candles within sight: Always keep an eye on a burning candle and never leave it unattended. It's essential to be present in the room where the candle is lit.

  3. Keep out of reach: Place candles in a location where they are out of the reach of children and pets. Remember, an unattended candle can be a safety hazard.

  4. Avoid flammable materials: Ensure that the candle is placed on a stable surface away from anything that can catch fire. Keep it clear of curtains, bedding, papers, or any other flammable objects.

  5. Remove packaging before burning: Before lighting the candle, remove all packaging materials, including labels, wrapping, and any decorative accessories.

  6. Use a temperature-safe surface: Place the candle on a heat-resistant surface to prevent damage to your furniture or countertop. A candle holder or a heat-resistant plate is recommended.

  7. Keep away from drafts: Avoid placing candles in drafty areas, as strong air currents can cause uneven burning and increase the risk of accidents.

  8. Keep the wax pool clean: Before relighting the candle, make sure the wax pool is free of any debris such as wick trimmings or matches. This helps maintain a cleaner burn.

  9. Burn for a limited time: It's recommended not to burn candles for more than 4 hours at a time. This helps prevent overheating and ensures a longer lifespan for the candle.

  10. Discontinue use at ¼ inch of wax: When the candle has only ¼ inch of wax remaining, it's time to discontinue use. Burning the candle beyond this point can result in excessive heat or potential glass breakage.

  11. Use proper extinguishing methods: When extinguishing the candle, avoid using water or any other liquid. Instead, use a candle snuffer or gently blow out the flame. This helps prevent hot wax splattering.

By following these candle care tips, you can enjoy a safer and more enjoyable candle-burning experience. Remember, practicing proper candle safety is crucial to prevent accidents and maintain a cozy atmosphere in your home.

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