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STAIN REMOVAL GUIDE: Candle Wax, Nothing sets the mood or is more relaxing than natural candlelight. The beautiful flickering and natural glow can be mesmerizing and intoxicating. 

Most candles are made from paraffin wax, which is a byproduct of the petroleum refining process. The not so beautiful part about them is what if any wax gets on your wool rug or floor?

We outlined a guide on how to get candle wax out of a rug. Follow the instructions, and you can remove candle wax from the rug without a mess. Also You Can read the article about Beginner’s Guide to Antique Rug Repair.

For effective solutions on rug pet stain removal, follow our expert tips and ensure your rug stays clean and fresh


“Remember to let the wax harden before attempting to address the stained area, using an ice cube to solidify the wax will help”

1. Equipment Needed

  1. Ice Cubes
  2. Blotter Paper or Brown Paper Bag
  3. Clothes Iron

2. Steps 

1. Rub an ice cube over the wax stain to solidify it.

2. Gently remove as much of the wax from the rug as possible without tugging or pulling at the pile of the rug.

3. Preheat the iron to permanent press.

4. Lay the blotter paper or paper bag over the wax.

5. Gently rub the iron over the paper in a circular motion until you see the wax start to come through the paper.

6. When the wax has saturated an area of the paper, Chewing Gum move the paper and repeat until all the wax has been absorbed.

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Author: David Khazai

David Khazai is a 5th-generation rug proficient and certified rug appraiser. As an omniscient author, he explores components and symbolism, making him an exceptional expert in the rug cleaning & repair industry

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