Cleaning Candle Wick Ash off Table

I need to remove some candle wick ash off my table as well. I tried to post a reply to some one else's request for help, but it didn't work. So I am asking here to see if I can get a reply. Thanks


By Chris from Tidworth, Hants

May 4, 20110 found this helpful

Sounds like you have also got wax build up and that is what the ash is in. Try some ivory liquid soap and water and get the wax buildup off and the ash will come with it. I found this out from a furniture store of fine furniture over 30 years ago and tried it. I was surprised how much wax was there but the table was beautiful again with no flaws. Don't let it set just wash with wet cloth and dry then let dry. If it is in the wood that is a bigger problem.

a picture would help.

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May 5, 20110 found this helpful

Thanks fuzzytufts for the input. I don't have ivory liquid soap but I do have dish soap and will give that another try.

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