~ Candle Safety Rules and Candle Burning Instructions ~
Please follow these candle safety rules below. Enjoy your candles and please burn responsibly.
~ Never leave a burning candle unattended. Always keep a burning candle within sight. Extinguish candle flame when leaving a room or before going to sleep.
~ NEVER burn a candle on or near anything that can catch fire. Place candles away from drapes, bedding, carpets, paper, books, decorations, ect. Place on a heat resistant surface.
~ Keep candles out of the reach of children and pets. Do not place lighted candles where they might be knocked over by children or pets.
~Trim candlewicks to 1/4 inch each time before burning and every 3 - 4 hours while burning.
~ Do not burn for more than 4 hours. Extinguish candle, let sit for a hour, trim wick and relight.
~ Keep candles away from drafts, vents, ceiling fans and any other air currents, which can cause a flickering flame, uneven burn, smoking wick or blow something into your candle that could catch fire.
~Keep wax pool free of wick trimmings, matches and debris at all times.
~ Always place a candle on a stable, level and heat resistant surface.
~ Please handle glass containers carefully, Inspect glass containers for any damage, discontinue use of the candle if any damage occurs to your candle container.
~Never move a burning candle when the wax is liquefied or the container is hot.
~Make sure candle is completely extinguished and the wick is no longer smoking or glowing before leaving the room.
~ Do not burn a candle all the way down. Extinguish the flame if it comes too close to the holder or the container, discontinue burning candle when 1/2 inch of wax remains at the bottom.
~ Use appropriate candle containers when necessary. Votive candles should be placed in a tightly fitted glass votive cup as they are meant to pool. Do not burn a votive candle on a plate or any other large container not meant for votive candles. Always use a candle-holder specifically designed for candle use. The holder should be heat resistant, sturdy, and large enough to contain any drips or melted wax.
~ Never extinguish candles with water. The water can cause the hot wax to splatter and might cause a glass container to break.
~Never use use a candle as a night light.
~ Extinguish a candle if it repeatedly smokes, flickers, or the flame becomes too high. The candle isn’t burning properly. Cool, trim the wick, then check for drafts before relighting.