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How To Clean out Candle Jars?

Aug. 23, 2021

Scented Candle

Scented Candle

Who doesn't love candles! The scents and the beauty are blissful and don't forget to mention the amazing vibe you get with them. Different kinds of candles will trigger all kinds of happy energy around you. For example, soy candles, scented candles can bring you a better sleeping environment, and if the candle jars are beautiful, everything will be enhanced.


But the question remains - once the candles are finished, what do you do with the candle jars? Isn't it painful to see all those scented candles go to waste and have to be disposed of? And even if you don't get rid of them, what about all the empty candle jars?


Melting the wax

All you need to melt the wax is the remaining wax, tweezers, molds, and a double boiler. Plus a funnel, if you're feeling fancy. You can buy molds online, or you can use anything you have at home, like an ice cube tray. Shop for our frosted candle jars, welcome to contact us today or request a quote.

1. First, place your jar in a pan filled with about 1 inch of water, place it on the stove, and turn the heat to medium-high.

2. Allow the wax to liquefy. Using tweezers, carefully remove the wick label and wick sticker, as well as any wick pieces that may be floating around (this is why we trim the wick).


3. Pour the wax into the mold, using a funnel if more control is needed.

4. Allow the wax to cool completely and solidify before popping it out of the mold.

Frosted Candle Jars

 Frosted Candle Jars 

Once melted, clean the candle jar thoroughly with paper towels and follow up with hot soapy water so the wax doesn't fall down the drain. Not interested in making the wax melt? Here are the steps to clean the candle jar without saving the wax.


Clean the jar

There are many different methods when it comes to cleaning our candle jars. However, we will show you the one method that is least likely to clog the drain. The first rule, never to pour the wax down the drain. So, how do you get the wax out of the jar if it doesn't liquefy? We have to freeze it.


Put your jar in the freezer and let it freeze completely (we recommend at least two hours).

Take the jar out of the freezer and carefully cut through the wax with a knife, throwing away the large pieces and removing the wick labels and wick stickers.

Once all the wax is out, wipe the inside with a paper towel to remove any residue.

Scrub clean with hot soapy water or wash in the dishwasher. Make sure the glass is at room temperature before using hot water to prevent breakage.


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