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Sara Jones Hough, a British mother of two, shared a simple and effective hack to save candle wax and reuse expensive candles

Thrifty mom reveals the VERY simple hack that allows you to reuse expensive candles – and all you need is hot water

  • Sara Jones Hough, a British mother of two, shared a hack to reuse expensive candles
  • She melted the wax in her Yankee candle by adding hot water so that it separated
  • Said it enabled her to use the remaining wax as a melt instead of throwing it away
  • Users were impressed by the hack and many said they would try it for themselves
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A mother of two has become viral with a simple hack that allows you to reuse expensive candles.

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Sara Jones Hough, from West Yorkshire, revealed how she is warming her candles to get the wax to the bottom of the pot – which would otherwise be lost.

Sara explained that she was looking for a way to get the most out of her Yankee candle and decided to use hot water to melt the wax, allowing her to separate it from the pot and reuse it with a new wick .

Sara shared her findings about the Extreme Couponing and bargains UK group Facebook group and was overwhelmed by answers from impressed members.

Sara Jones Hough, a British mother of two, shared a simple and effective hack to save candle wax and reuse expensive candles

Sara Jones Hough, a British mother of two, shared a simple and effective hack to save candle wax and reuse expensive candles

By pouring hot water into the candle jar, Sara managed to save a block of wax as thick as the diameter of a 10 p coin (photo)

By pouring hot water into the candle jar, Sara managed to save a block of wax as thick as the diameter of a 10 p coin (photo)

By pouring hot water into the candle jar, Sara managed to save a block of wax as thick as the diameter of a 10 p coin (photo)

People on Facebook were impressed by the trick and thanked Sara for sharing with them, saying that they had never thought of it

People on Facebook were impressed by the trick and thanked Sara for sharing with them, saying that they had never thought of it

People on Facebook were impressed by the trick and thanked Sara for sharing with them, saying that they had never thought of it

& # 39; Little life hack, I am surprised, & # 39; wrote Sarah in the post, who liked more than 3000 times and collected 693 responses.

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& # 39; The wick had gone on my Yankee candle, so I poured hot water into the pot, all the wax goes to the top and as soon as it hardens, it can be used in my wax burner. got a lot from it (sic), & she explained.

She added later in a following comment: & # 39; I can't believe how many I threw over the years. & # 39;

The trick ensures that the wax melts and comes away from the glass wall of the pot, making it easier to collect.

Sara explained that she was sad to throw her candles away as soon as the wick ran out and found the trick

Sara explained that she was sad to throw her candles away as soon as the wick ran out and found the trick

Sara explained that she was sad to throw her candles away as soon as the wick ran out and found the trick

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Many people said the simple trick was well thought out and said they would try it for themselves

Many people said the simple trick was well thought out and said they would try it for themselves

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Many people said the simple trick was well thought out and said they would try it for themselves

Sara could save a block, like the diameter of a 10 p coin.

Members of the group were impressed by the hack and thanked Sara for sharing it.

& # 39; A good tip would never have thought of that & # 39 ;, someone wrote.

& # 39; Will have to try this one, I always get rid of it, & # 39; another said.

A photo of the jar that Sara filled with water, with the wax reaching the top of the candle jar and the water remaining on the bottom
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A photo of the jar that Sara filled with water, with the wax reaching the top of the candle jar and the water remaining on the bottom

A photo of the jar that Sara filled with water, with the wax reaching the top of the candle jar and the water remaining on the bottom

Some people who knew the trick already agreed that it was a game changer and swore it worked a charm

Some people who knew the trick already agreed that it was a game changer and swore it worked a charm

Some people who knew the trick already agreed that it was a game changer and swore it worked a charm

& # 39; Wow, I normally throw it away. but this is a better way i would say, & wrote another.

& # 39; Wow thanks for sharing, I usually get a lot of wax on the side attached to the glass. It would be enough to melt some wax from it & # 39 ;, added one.

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& # 39; I did this with three of me over the weekend. I got a lot out of it, & be another.

& # 39; I have been doing this for years and do it with all my pots so that I can use them again. I have to like a good hack, & someone said.

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