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New Danish Research on Fine Particles from Candles Supports Candle Safety

Posted by Jeffrey Knapton on

Numerous media reports in past years claim that candles are a main source of fine particulate indoor air pollution and therefore present a health risk. New research from the Danish Environmental Protection Agency, Miljøstyrelsen refutes this.The study's main objective was to scientifically determine the number and composition of particles and other substances emitted by candles during normal use. The study tested popular candles in Denmark and made the following conclusions:  Candles do indeed emit a comparably high number of fine particles during burning. But as long as the candles are protected from drafts as instructed by the manufacturers, virtually all particles emitted by...

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Spring Cleaning

Posted by Jeffrey Knapton on

Happy spring cleaning season! As we prepare to welcome warmer weather and the change of season, many of us will feel the itch to remove clutter and freshen up our homes.

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Sunday Spotlight: Candle Making

Learn how every ingredient affects the the candle making process

Posted by Jeffrey Knapton on

Today’s Sunday Spotlight is going to focus on the candle making process and how every ingredient used will ultimately affect the candle’s appearance and burn. It’s important to remember candle making is not an exact science; you will have to go through a trial and error process to find what works best for you.   Keep in mind that candle ingredients and outside forces play a factor during your candle making process.     Here are just a few factors that have an impact on your candle:   Temperature Wax Wicks Dyes Fragrances   Whether you are a new candle...

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