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Removing Candle Wax Stains

Candle ImageQ: What can I tell customers about removing candle wax from a linen tablecloth?

A: DLI advises that if a customer asks you about home stain removal of candle wax stains, advise them to first remove any buildup of wax, then place the stained area between two multiple layers of paper towels and apply a warm iron to the area. The iron should soften the wax so it will transfer onto the towel. Repeat until all wax buildup is removed. To prevent redeposition of the stain, tell them to make sure that they use a clean paper towel each time. Once the buildup is removed, the area should be treated with a solvent-based laundry product and washed in hot water.

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 4/24/2018 11:02:56 AM
 

 
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