Remove Candle Wax from Candle Holders

You love the candlelight glow you get every time you light your living room and dining room tapers. But in the daytime, you see you’re often left with an awful, waxy mess (unless you are in the habit of using dripless candles).

To remove this candle wax from your beautiful candle holders, put the candle holders in the freezer for about an hour. The cold helps to harden the wax, which can then be lifted off. Use your fingernail to scrape off the wax or try a plastic spatula to break it free.

If there is some persistent wax that still won’t scrape off, use your hair dryer on the high setting to melt the wax. Wipe clean with a paper towel.

Simple hot, soapy water should remove any wax smudges left behind.

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