How to burn your Cheshire Home Fragrance candle

Burn your candles for approx. two hours at a time. Burning for less time can cause the candle to ‘tunnel’, which leaves a build-up of wax around the containers sides. Burning for longer periods (over four hours) can cause the wick to move, or slant.
Light your candle in a well-ventilated room, away from drafts, or fans, which can cause sooting (black marks on the vessel), or rapid, uneven burning.

Candles become very hot and may mark your furniture so it’s a good idea to place candles on a protective heat resistant base. Keep your candle out of sunlight and away for direct heat and flammable materials.

Make sure you stop burning your candle when 10mm of wax remains at the bottom, keeping an eye on a burning candle when the wax is low. Never burn it to the very end – this is dangerous and can cause the container to crack.

HOW TO CARE FOR WICKS
Keep the wax pool clear of wick trimmings and matches, as debris in the wax can act as a secondary wick, encouraging your candle to burn faster.

After extinguishing the flame with preferably a snuffer or spoon. It is safer than blowing them out, which can send sparks and hot wax flying. Centre and straighten the wick. Burning for too long can cause the wick to move, or slant. If you see a flaming wick come close to the vessel wall, extinguish the flame and straighten the wick to prevent the vessel from cracking.

Long, or crooked wicks can create high flames, smoking, or sooting. Trimming the wick to 5mm (when the wax has set) is the easiest way to prevent this.

HOW TO STORE YOUR CANDLE
When your candle isn’t in use, store in a cool dry place and cover it with an elegant candle lid to protect the quality wax from dust, which can dull its scent and cause problems during burning.

Condensation on the surface of a candle is a sign it has not been stored correctly, or has been stored for too long. Make sure to wipe this away with a paper towel before lighting.

Storing candles for too long can affect the scent, so use your candle in a reasonable time to make the most of its beautiful fragrance.

Did you Know?
‘Pull away’ is a term used to describe what looks like air bubbles on candles in clear glass containers. After the molten wax has been poured into a container and cools down, it will slightly shrink, which can cause the wax to pull away very slightly from the container side. This gap is actually no larger than a hair, but the glass can act as a magnifier, creating the illusion of an air bubble. However, there’s no need to worry about this, as once you light your candle and it warms back up, these bubbles will start to disappear.

How to get the best out of your Cheshire Home Fragrance wax melts

  • Our wax melts are highly fragranced and should last a minimum of 12 hours.
  • Place a full or half melt – depending on size & depth of dish –  into the top of your oil burner. Do NOT add water. Place a lit tea light below and as the melt melts, the fragrance will disperse throughout the room. To remove the melt, allow to cool & reset before placing a lit tea light in your burner for about 30 seconds. The solidified wax melt should then pop out cleanly.  If there is still fragrance left in the melt, wrap in cling film and store in a safe place for future use.
  • Do NOT eat. Keep out of reach of children & pets.
  • All our wax melts are supplied with a  safety label on the bottom.

How to get the best out of your Cheshire Home Fragrance car diffuser

  • Unscrew silver cap and carefully remove the stopper from the bottle ensuring that the bottle is kept level at all times. Replace silver cap by screwing back on.
  • The wooden cover inside the cap functions as a wick, allowing the perfume oils to evaporate into the air.
  • Holding the glass, carefully shake the bottle a few times to allow the liquid to soak into the wooden wick inside the silver cap. Should any liquid spill, clean immediately with a disposable cloth, being careful not to touch the liquid yourself.
  • Whenever you feel the fragrance is too mild, shake the bottle slightly so that the perfume oil Penetrates the wooden cover again.
  • Life Span – the strength of the fragrance lasts for about 30 days, extreme conditions may induce excessive volatility, shortening the life span of this car freshener.

A little advice on how to get the best out of your Cheshire Home Fragrance reed diffuser

  • Unscrew silver cap and carefully remove the stopper from the bottle ensuring that the bottle is kept level at all times. Replace silver cap by screwing back on and insert the reeds into the liquid. Make sure that the reeds are evenly spaced out. Please take care when doing this.
  • Always set up a diffuser on a non-porous surface and clean any oil drips off the vessel.
  • Always use a coaster or plate under your diffuser to keep any oil drips from damaging your surfaces.
    Place your diffuser in a high traffic area where the fragrance will disperse throughout the room with air circulation.  Make sure that the diffuser is on placed close to an edge or in an area where it is likely to be knocked. A great spot is just inside the room near the door so you pick up the scent as you enter the room.  In many cases, think of a diffuser as a bouquet of flowers – you’ll smell the fragrance as you walk by, but it won’t necessarily fill the room with fragrance.
  • The reeds provided with my Reed Diffusers are engineered not to clog over time and don’t require “flipping”. So, they do not need to be handled once placed in the fragrance solution.
  • Do not be tempted to reuse reeds. After time, the fragrance oil becomes thicker, while the reeds themselves may be blocked with dust, clogging up and preventing proper absorption.

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