Brass candle holders are bound to get wax on them. Properly removing the wax buildup will ensure that you don't damage the finish. This is a guide about cleaning candle wax from brass.
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The freezer will usually work. Just freeze the holder for a couple of hours and the wax will become brittle and pop right off. Or we use a heat gun and carefully heat the wax and catch the melted wax with paper towels as it loosens. It is, of course best top use bobeches, or spray the candle holder first with Pam or another non stick spray before use.
By Pat from Springfield, MO
Stick the brass in the freezer for about 2 hours and the wax will come off super easy. Hope that helps!
By Sandi A. from Salem, OR
Heat the hard wax on the candelabra with a hair dryer. Then keep mopping up the wax as it melts.
By shi from Ireland
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By Sandi/Poor But Proud 01/13/2012
Any wax left in a freezer for just 30 minutes crumbles off like it was never there. Hope that helps.
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By christine In (Guest Post)02/08/2008
I don't know if a hair dryer would hurt the candleabra but I would try it a little at a time. Hope this helps.