One of the best ways to remove candle wax that has dripped onto
hard surfaces is to melt it with a hair dryer. Wipe up the wax as
it melts with an absorbent towel or cloth.
Whereas a hair dryer is great for removing wax on a hard surface,
many people ask me about how to remove wax from table cloths,
carpets, and other fabrics. An iron is the solution for removing
wax from fabric. Place newspaper on both sides of the fabric (or
on top of the carpet), to blot up the wax once it melts from ironing
over the newspaper with a medium-hot iron. Replace newspaper as
Note that you don’t want to use a hair dryer or iron on anything
By Annie B. Bond
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