Why is my Woodwick candle not burning properly?

Why is my Woodwick candle not burning properly?

Other than the tunneling problem, if your wood wick candle won’t stay lit it’s probably because the wick is too long, or it needs to be trimmed clean of charred material. The flame is drawing the wax upwards through the wick, so if it’s not trimmed short and clean, the wax can’t make it to the flame.

Why is my wood wick flame so low?

Wood wicks are denser than cotton wicks, so they can’t draw the wax up as easily. If you cut it so short that it’s hard to light, it may drown in the wax, fail to catch at all, or burn with a very low flame.

How can I make my wooden wick crackle more?

Soy wax is actually the best type of candle wax to use with wood wicks! It is often recommended to use soy wax with wood wicks by candle suppliers too. And to create the best amount crackle you’ll want to choose a fragrance load between 6 and 8 percent.

Are you supposed to trim Woodwick candles?

ALWAYS TRIM YOUR WICK. Like a cotton wick, you want to trim your wooden wick before every burn. While the advised height for cotton wicks is ¼”, wooden wicks only need to be at 1/8″ – 3/16″. The shorter height allows the wax to capillary up the wick to feed the flame properly.

What do you do if your candle wick won’t stay lit?

If your candle won’t stay lit often it’s because the flame is drowning in its own wax pool. After unsuccessfully lighting it, use a paper napkin to remove some of the excess wax pooling around the wick, wait for a minute and relight your candle.

Do WoodWick candles burn faster?

Do WoodWick Candles burn faster? Yes. The wooden wick combined with soy and paraffin wax blend make WoodWick Candles burn cleaner resulting in a faster burn.

Do wood wicks burn slower?

We’ve found that wooden wick candles have a better scent throw when burning. Wooden wicks create a horizontal flame that throws more heat into your candle quicker, so even though it burns slower and lower, a wooden wick candle with heat up your fragrances and creates a scent throw into your room in less time.

How do you fix a wick that won’t stay lit?

Should I soak wood wicks?

WOODEN WICKS MUST BE SOAKED IN OIL OR A BURNING AGENT BEFORE USE. If you do encounter a burn issue, it is because the correct size wick is not being used for the diameter of the vessel and the blend of wax, fragrance, dye and any other additives.

Why is my Woodwick candle smoking?

The candle may smoke due to exposure flows of air or because the wick is too long. For instance, a medium WoodWick candle should be allowed to burn for 3 to 4 hours per use. This will help ensure the wick does not become too long, which can cause it to start emitting smoke.