Candle Memory Burn Test

Candle Memory Burn – Fact or Fiction

By Susan Tyson | February 19, 2013

Have you ever heard of “Candle Memory”? Up until today, I never had but then again sometimes I don’t pay attention when I should. So, I looked on the bottom of the candle hoping to find “instructions” telling me how to burn a candle properly but only found approximate burning time in 3 different languages…

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Choosing the Best Lamp Oil for Your Boat’s Onboard Lamp or Lantern

By Susan Tyson | December 7, 2012

Onboard boat lamps and lanterns are designed to provide controllable light and be smoke free and odorless when fueled properly. The key to obtaining desired results is a well-designed oil lamp or lantern, a clean, properly-sized fiberglass wick and a clean-burning odorless paraffin lamp oil. Simple stuff.

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WT Kirkman Champion and Little Champ lanterns

Indoor Oil Lamp Safety Tips

By Susan Tyson | December 9, 2011

The holidays are a great time to enjoy the warmth and traditional glow of an oil lamp or candle. Oil Lamp Safety should play a key factor in your festivities. Here are some simple tips to follow (any time of year) that will keep your home and family safe and accident-free: Oil Lamp and Candle…

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clean spilled lamp oil

How to Clean Up Spilled Lamp Oil and Candle Oil

By Susan Tyson | November 28, 2011

So, your cat, dog, child or significant other has knocked over an oil lamp (of course it wasn’t you), and you’re scrambling to clean up the spilled lamp oil? All is not lost – you can remove lamp and candle oil from hard surfaces, carpet or fabric by following these simple steps. Learn how to…

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Firefly Paraffin Lamp Oil - 32 ounces, 1 gallon, 5 gallos

What is the Shelf Life of Paraffin Lamp Oil?

By Susan Tyson | September 29, 2011

Wondering how much liquid paraffin lamp oil to buy for the looming winter, but don’t want it to expire before the last snowflake falls? Not to worry – our experience (Firefly Pure Paraffin Lamp Oil) is that the shelf life of paraffin lamp oil will last indefinitely if stored in a sealed container. Be sure…

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What’s really in tiki torch fuel?

By Susan Tyson | July 20, 2011

Common, big-box store Tiki Torch Fuel is a petroleum-based fluid. What this means is it has been refined from crude oil. Crude oil is made up of hydrocarbons, which contain a lot of energy. Many of the chemicals derived from crude oil like gasoline, diesel fuel, and of course, tiki torch fuels, utilize this energy. Time-lapse…

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Silver Maui Tiki Torch Tips

Tiki Torch Tips, Oil Lamp Tips and Gel Fuel Burner Tips

By Susan Tyson | July 6, 2011

It’s important to use proper safety practices when burning oil candles, tiki torches and especially, gel fuel burners. Follow these tiki torch tips, and you’ll get hours of safe enjoyment from your lamps, candles, torches, gel burners and ventless fireplace: DO change your fiberglass wick when switching between paraffin oil and torch fuel, for best…

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About Firefly Fuel

By Susan Tyson | June 28, 2011 was born out of the need to find TESTED, quality fuel at competitive bulk pricing. Then, of course, other opportunities arose and we are now selling Firefly Handblown Oil Lamps and Oil Candles. We offer eco-friendly, lamp oil, candle oil, and tiki torch fuel. Orders are generally shipped within 24 hours. Take a spin through…

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