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Why do my candles “tunnel” and can I fix them?

As I have been skimming over candle related questions posted by people online I have seen the topic of tunneling come up quite often.  For those of you who do not know what tunneling means in relation to candles, it is when the candle burns straight down the middle and not out to the edges. … Continue reading Why do my candles “tunnel” and can I fix them?

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Putting Candles in the Freezer Does NOT Help.

Watch this experiment done by Jeff, the owner of Keystone Candle company which compares the burning two identical candles.  The only difference is that one of the taper candles was left in the freezer overnight. You can tell that putting the candles in the freezer, it did not cause the taper to burn longer, and… Continue reading Putting Candles in the Freezer Does NOT Help.

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No Soot, Less Soot, More Soot Debate…Over

So there is this on going debate about soot from candles. The big issue is claims from soy candle manufacturers that soy candles don’t produce any soot or they are soot free. We have been making paraffin candles a long time and soy candles since August 2008. While we have never believed that soy candles… Continue reading No Soot, Less Soot, More Soot Debate…Over