The Candle Shop – Bruce Candles Ltd.

Candle Care

Please use the following guide to ensure you enjoy candles safely.  If you have any questions then please let us know by emailingbrucecandles@amtelecom.net. 

Burning Safely

  • Never leave a candle unattended
  • Keep burning candles away from children and pets
  • Ensure candles are away from flammable objects
  • Do not place candles in a draft
  • Let the wax cool before moving the candle
  • Discard when only 1″ of candle remains

Burning Instructions

  • Always keep wick trimmed to 1/4 Inch
  • Never burn a candle for more than 1 hour at a time unless suggested by manufacturer
  • Place 1/4 Inch of water in the bottom of Votive holders to prevent glass from breaking
  • Burn floaters in luke warm water for a longer burn time
  • Rotate the candle to ensure an event melt caused by any air movement
  • Always place candle on a wax catching base


By following the above safety rules you should minimize the chances of any accident.  In the event of a spill please refer to the following.

Wax on Carpet

May cause stains.  If in doubt call a professional.

  1. Let wax harden and remove as much as possible
  2. Place paper towel on area
  3. Cover and iron with tin foil and apply heat to paper towel
  4. Remove paper towel
  5. Repeat as needed

Wax on Clothes

May cause stains.  If in doubt call a professional.

  1. Let wax harden and remove as much as possible
  2. Pour boiling water through affected area
  3. Repeat as necessary
  4. When wax is removed wash as normal

Wax on Solid Surfaces

For spills on wood floors, furniture, counters etc.  If in doubt call a professional.

  1. Do not wipe up spill immediately.  A thin layer is harder to remove than a solid piece
  2. Once wax is hard gently loosen it from the surface being careful not to scratch the finish
  3. If required loosen wax with a plastic scraper

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