One of the biggest complaints about candles of all kinds is in regards to the soot that can be produced by them. There are a variety of ways to greatly reduce the amount of soot coming from your candles which will also help them to burn better. Today I will share some of these candle… Continue reading Tips On How To Reduce Candle Soot
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?
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.
There is an on-going debate about whether putting candles in the freezer (before using them) is a good idea. The main reason for wanting to put candles in the freezer is the misconceived idea that it will make them burn longer. At first this seems pretty logical since a candle doesn’t get used up until… Continue reading Freezing Candles – Bad Idea
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
One of the single best things that you can do to keep your candles burn correctly is trim the wicks each time you light it. Candle wicks tend to get a little too long, the longer a candle burns. Of course there are exceptions. If you like to let your candles burn all day it… Continue reading Candle Burning Tip