How long do Dollar Store tea lights burn?

From the manufacturer

Stonebriar 200 Pack Unscented 6 to 7 Hour Tea Light Candles Stonebriar 50 Pack Unscented 8 Hour Tea Light Candles
Approximate burn time 6 Hour 8 Hour
Size 200 Pack 50 Pack

How long do tealight candles last?

Many people confuse tealights with votives. However, tealights are only 1″ tall and on average are the same 1.5″ diameter as votives. Many tealights are advertised to have a burn time of 4 to 6 hours. However, tealights typically only burn for about 2 hours.

What is tea light candles?

A tealight (also tea-light, tea light, tea candle, or informally tea lite, t-lite or t-candle) is a candle in a thin metal or plastic cup so that the candle can liquefy completely while lit. They are typically small, circular, usually wider than their height, and inexpensive.

How long does it take for a glass candle to burn?

Candle Burn Calculations As a general rule, smaller votive candles burn about 7 to 9 hours for each ounce of wax you use. Larger candles with long wicks burn wax at a much faster rate. A typical estimate for larger candles averages 5 to 7 hours for each ounce, giving a 12-ounce candle 60 to 84 hours of burn time.

Why is it called a tea light?

A tea light derives it’s name from their use in teapot warmers, but are also used as food warmers in general, e.g. fondue (anyone remember them!) Tealights can come in many different shapes and sizes, small and large, as well as burn times and scents.

Does Dollar Tree carry paraffin wax?

The wax is hard paraffin, not soft like soy wax, so I thought they might throw fairly well. These are only available at Dollar Tree stores, and they cost $1 each. You can also buy them in lots of 24 from the Dollar Tree website.

Should you open a window when burning a candle?

When burning a candle, avoid proximity to fans, air conditioners, open windows, or crowded areas with people walking back and forth. Moving air can disturb the flame, resulting in those pesky black marks on the glass.