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Remove Candle Wax from Wood

If you spill candle wax onto your furniture, you will need to know how to remove candle wax from wood or wooden furniture. There are two ways to remove candle wax from wood or furniture; either use heat or use ice. To remove candle wax from wood or furniture make of wood, follow the following steps.

Remove candle wax from wood & furniture

How to remove candle wax from wood or furniture using heat

To remove candle wax from wood or furniture, you will need to first soften the candle wax. Soft candle wax will be easier to remove than room temperatured candle wax. To soften candle wax, use a hair dryer set on medium heat.

Remove candle wax from furniture

Set the hair dryer on medium heat and start heating the spilled candle wax on your wood or furniture. When the candle wax start to melt, you can remove the candle wax from the wood or furniture by wiping with soft cloth or paper towel. Keep the hair dryer heat going while wiping or removing the candle wax stain.

After Removing Candle Wax from Wood

Once you have removed all candle wax deposit off the wood or furniture, wipe the area with mild solution of distilled white vinegar and water. Then you can polish the wood or furniture.

How to remove candle wax from wood or furniture using ice

Another way to remove candle wax from wood or furniture is by using ice to harden the candle wax. To harden candle wax, hold an ice cube on the candle wax as long as necessary for the candle wax to harden. When the candle wax is hard, it should be brittle enough to just pry off.

Removing wax from wood and furniture