Wax candles add beauty and warmth wherever they are placed. If someone bumps into a wax candle, you may end up with liquefied wax spilled on your marble surface. Use caution and care when removing wax from marble. With supplies found in your home, you can carefully remove wax stains and restore your marble surface to its pre-stained condition.
Things You'll Need
- Hair dryer
- Clean towels
- Used dryer sheet
- Dishwashing detergent
Aim a hair dryer at dry, hardened wax stains, using the low or medium setting. Melt the wax completely with the hair dryer.
Remove the liquefied wax from the marble surface by wiping it up with clean towels. Use a fresh towel when the first one is covered in wax and continue to wipe until you have removed everything but the greasy residue.
Rub the area with a used dryer sheet to buff away any last trace of waxy residue or shine.
Fill a bucket with warm water and add a few drops of dishwashing liquid.
Wipe the marble surface down with a clean cloth dampened in the soapy solution.
Rinse the area with a sponge soaked in cool water, then dry the area with a clean towel.
- Photo Credit sealing wax image by TAlex from Fotolia.com 1950s hair blow dryer image by Scott Williams from Fotolia.com towels image by Ekaterina Lozanova from Fotolia.com bucket image by Aleksandr Ugorenkov from Fotolia.com sponge image by Leonid Nyshko from Fotolia.com
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