Frugal Candle Warmer

I burn lots of scented candles. When they get too low to burn, I use them on a candle warmer. Instead of buying a candle warmer for $10, I bought 3 coffee cup warmers at the local thrift store for 99 cents each. One has an automatic shut-off so I don't have to remember to turn it off.

Ad

By Jonna Marsh

Answers:

Frugal Candle Warmer

Not a good idea! Coffee warmers are a fire hazard when used with any candle wax. These coffee warmers are not regulated to maintain a low consistent temperature needed to melt candle wax. If wax and fragrance reach a high temperature, you will have a fire from the heat. Fragrance has low flash temperatures. This is why they make candle warmers specifically for candles. The heat is regulated and much safer. DO NOT use coffee warmers for any wax products, if you do, you are liable for a fire. .99 cents isn't worth the risk. (02/11/2006)

By Candle Smarts

Frugal Candle Warmer

You can buy a candle warmer at wal-mart. They cost about $5.00. They are made to warm candle wax (02/11/2006)

By rose204

Comments

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related
In This Article
Jar Candle
Jar Candle Tips and Tricks
Categories
January 22, 2010
Guides
Adjust a home's thermostat.
Frugal Tips for Keeping Warm in the Winter
Warm Plate With Food
Plate Warming Ideas
Pile of unused candles showing wear
Refurbishing Old Candles
A young child counting coins.
Teaching Your Kids About Frugal Living
More
🎄
Christmas Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
You are viewing the desktop version of this page: View Mobile Site
© 1997-2016 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on November 23, 2016 at 7:47:28 PM on 10.0.1.195 in 1 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!