Cleaning Candle Wax from Brass

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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Tip: Use Freezer To Remove Candle Wax

By Pat Phillips 3 72

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

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Question: Removing Candle Wax from a Brass Candelabra

By Charline 1

How do I remove candle wax from my 9 hand brass candelabra?

Charline from Freehold, NJ

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By guest (Guest Post) Flag

February 8, 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.

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Question: Cleaning Wax From Brass Table

How can I clean wax from a brass table?

By Victorina S.

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Question: Removing Candle Wax on Brass

By marion 17 22

What is the best way to clean brass? I think I have candle wax on the bottom of the stand. What is the best way to remove it?

By Marion

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By Sandi/Poor But Proud 466 2,132 Flag

January 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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Tip: Cleaning Candle Wax from Brass

By Sandi/Poor But Proud 466 2,132

Empty candle holder and tealight with spilled was that has been removed from itStick 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

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Tip: Use a Hair Dryer to Clean Wax Off Brass

By shi 7 10

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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