TIPS TO ACHIEVE THE PERFECT BURNING WOODEN WICK CANDLE
Please, NEVER leave your candle unattended, well, at least while it’s burning.
Remove any debris that may have fallen into the wax when the wick was trimmed.
Always burn your candle on a sturdy, heat resistant surface, out of reach of any children and pets any away from any drafts and flammable items.
1. When you first receive your candle, light your candle as you would any candle, the wick has already been cut to its preferred, initial lighting length
2. When you relight your candle, ALWAYS keep the wick clipped back to new wood, about 1/8 of an inch or slightly raised above the cooled wax. You can do this by pinching or clipping away all previously burnt wood. If this is not done, your flame may burn to hot and will result in unnecessary soot.
3. Our rule is, if your flame is higher than your wick is wide, the wick is too long. Blow it out and cut it back once the wax has melted.
4. If the can is hot to the touch, blow it out! The flame is too HOT and the wick needs to be cut back.
5. If you see black smoke/soot while your candle is burning, blow the flame out your wick is too tall and needs to be cut back. Once your candle has cooled, cut the wick back, removing all burnt wood, leaving about 1/8 of an inch of new wood raised slightly above the cooled wax. It may look too short, but don’t worry.
6. If by chance too much of the wick is cut off and your flame is struggling, try removing some wax from the edge of the melted wax pool, about the size of a dime and discard, that should do the trick.
7. When your candle is burning correctly, allow the wax to melt out to the outside edges of the can. Blowing your candle our before it’s reached it’s full melting point. If this is not achieved especially during your candles first burn, your candle may result in a tunnel burn
8. Once your candle has fully melted to the edge of the can, its important that you blow your candle out now. Depending on your flame size, this can occur between 1 to 3.5 hours. Burning your candle longer, can be is dangerous, could produce unnecessary soot to develop and may cause the wax to discolour. I know, Its okay, you can always light again tomorrow.
Do we ship outside of Canada?
Yes we do! If you have any questions about shipping and don’t see your location on our website, email us directly, we’ll make sure your order is processed and sent right to your door!
Tips for storing your candle
The candle soy wax and fragrance oils we use in our candles are sensitive to both temperature and light. Be sure your candle is in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Direct sunlight or bright lighting may discolour your candle. If your candle discolours, it will not effect the burn time or the scent.
Since our candles are made with soy way, they can be sensitive to heat, it’s best to store them between 50ºF and 85ºF. And be sure not to leave our candles in your car for an extended period of time on hot days as they may melt or discolour. If your candle has been exposed to the cold, this may cause the wax to shrink and crack. This will not effect the candles burn time or scent. Allow the candle to return to room temperature for a minimum of 2 hours before burning for best results.
How long can I expect my candle to last?
For our 15 ounce candle, you can expect your candle will burn for about 130 hours in total. For our 32 ounce large black can, you can expect your candle to burn for about 260 hours in total For our 40 ounce large green can, you can expect your candle to burn for about 300 hours in total.
Remember, if your flame is higher than your wick is wide, the wick is too long. This is dangerous and will also shorten the life span for your candle.