Candle Care

Candle Care 101: Tips for Safe and Enjoyable Candle Use

At Ebony and Ivory Candle Co, we want you to enjoy our candles to the fullest while ensuring your safety and the longevity of your candle. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with these essential candle care guidelines. Following these rules will ensure that your candle experience is not only beautiful but safe:


Never Leave a Burning Candle Unattended

It's important to always keep an eye on your burning candles. Never leave them unattended, even for a short period. Fires can start quickly, and we want you to stay safe.

Keep Burning Candles Away from Flammable Materials, Children, and Pets

Maintain a safe distance between your candles and any flammable objects or materials, including curtains, papers, or decorations. Additionally, make sure candles are out of reach of children and pets to prevent accidents.

Do Not Place Candles on or Near Other Heat Sources

Candles should be positioned well away from heat sources like stovetops, heaters, or radiators. Keep them in a cool, stable environment.

Burn Candles on Heat-Resistant Surfaces

Always place your candles on a heat-resistant surface, like a candle holder or coaster. This helps protect your furniture and prevents heat damage.

Extinguish Candles with Great Care

When it's time to put out your candle, use a snuffer or gently blow it out. Be cautious to avoid any splattering of hot wax.

Keep the Hot Wax Pool Free of Debris

After extinguishing your candle, check the hot wax pool to ensure it's free of any wick trimmings, matches, or other flammable materials. These can ignite if left in the pool.

Do Not Allow Anything to Drop into the Hot Wax Pool

Keep the area around your candle clean and free of debris. Never let parts of the wick or a match fall into the hot wax pool, as they can cause a fire hazard.

By following these simple yet crucial guidelines, you can enjoy the beauty and ambiance of our candles while ensuring a safe and pleasant experience. We want your candle moments to be memorable for all the right reasons. Thank you for choosing Ebony and Ivory Candle Co, where safety and quality are our top priorities.

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