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Why Candles Burn A Hole Down the Middle (Tunnel) and What You Can Do About It

Dawn Mayo

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If you're not familiar with the term "tunneling," in relation to candles, it's when a candle burns a hole straight down its middle and the edges and sides are left unmelted.  Today, I'm going to talk about the reasons tunneling happens and what can be done about it.  Short of annoying, it can be very disappointing when you have a candle that's barely been used, but no fear. There's something we can do about those tunneling candles.  There are two reasons that a candle may tunnel.    The first reason would be that a candle is made improperly, and the second would...