Use and Care of Your New Candle Hurricanes
Your hurricanes will arrive ready to place on your event table. They have been polished and there are no stickers to remove.
For greatest stability, the rim of the hurricane should sit squarely on the table.
Be sure the candle fits tightly in your candlestick holder and is well centered within the glass hurricane. A candle that leans can cause soot residue to accumulate on the glass and even glass breakage.
Start your event with the longest candle and highest quality candle you can find. As the candle burns down, the possibility of a soot residue forming on the glass from the flame increases particularly if you are using lower quality, "bulk style" candles.
Depending on the air flow in the venue and the quality of candle you use, by the end of the evening you will notice some hurricanes will have a light amount of soot on the glass, but not to worry. It is a natural by-product of the flame and is easily removed. Use the highest quality of candle.
The glass will be hot for a short time after blowing out the candle, so handle carefully.
To clean your hurricanes:
Dish soap and a sponge is your best bet. Start by rinsing any soot that may have accumulated, then wash with dish soap and a sponge. (Using the scrubber side of the sponge to remove wax will not harm the glass.)
Dry with a soft dish cloth and rewrap in it’s tissue paper. If you choose not to rewrap, when stacking glass on glass you may notice small marks that can usually be buffed out with a soft cloth.
Never leave a flame unattended.