Whenever the point to decorate your home comes into action, you always consider decorative candles to add beauty to your home. There are different types of candles base on their fragrance and color that you can add to your household decorative items.
Below are the points that you must ensure to care your home and retain the beauty with burning candles.
Avoid Burning Candles during Power Outrage
Whenever there is a power cut in your locality, you always search for a candle and a matchbox/lighter. But we recommend you to avoid this completely. In case you face any such power shortage, go for the electric torch that can work for you till the power is send back to your home.
Always Use Candle Holder
Always use a candle holder for the decorative candles. The candle holder helps you to protect the table top or the base from getting damaged due to burning wax. A wax when drops on the top may damage the base or if the base is covered with a cloth, there may be a change of intense burning.
Trim The Wink Regularly
Either you are lightening the candle for the very first time, or are lightening it after few attempts, always trip the wink before lightening it. Trimming the ink will help the candle to have a small and condensed flame. It ensures small but long lasting flame. A candle which can retain for a longer time is always appreciated.
Keep The Candle Out Of Reach
Candle, being a flammable item is always prescribed to be kept at secure and safer place. It must be kept far from the reach of children. If the candle is easy to reach, it can be hazardous as it may come in contact with a flammable item and catch fire easily. The place of candle must also be far from curtains, cupboard, etc.
Always Heed On The Candle
Always keep the candle under your vigilance. Never leave them unattended. As you have lightened the candle, you must heed it as a breeze of wind can ignite the fire in your home. Also, keep the candles away from the common reach.
Consider a Plain Surface for The Candle
The base of a candle or a decorative candle holder plays a big role in adding beauty to your interior. A tilted base can cause the candle to fall and can come in contact with any flammable substance. Be it a table top, center top or any fixed pattern, the candle must be stable and erect.
Keep It Alone
Candle must be kept in a place where it is safe and far from any flammable item. It must always be kept far from other sensitive items. Even if it is being used with other materials, the precaution must be made prior to any mishappening.
So, above mentioned tips are beneficial for you if you own countable candles or is planning to buy them. From lightening the candles till it burns completely, you need to bother about the security formats that you must execute for safety purpose.
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