How to Clean Old Candle Jars

June 27, 2017

Do you have a bunch of old candles sitting around the house because you don't want to throw them away because you like the jar? If so, this blog post is for you! 

Clean out your old candle jars and get them looking brand new and ready for re-purpose! It's simple, fast, and super easy. 

Here's what you'll need to do:

Step 1: Heat up water (we like to boil water over a stove, but heating water in a microwave in a microwave safe container works as well)

Step 2: Pour the hot water into the old jar filled with left over wax. Let it sit until all the wax comes to the surface of the waterline. Once all the wax reaches the surface it's time to grab your mittens.

Step 3: Use your kitchen mittens to grab the jar filled with hot water and old wax. We suggest either throwing it into the garbage or outside.

Step 4: Clean out your glass with soap and water.

Step 5: Dry