How can you get rid of black marks on flameless candles?

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  • Pamela Pamela on Dec 30, 2019

    Try using magic eraser ! Good luck !

  • Beth Beth on Dec 30, 2019

    After looking around for answers, I couldn't find anything specifically, but I'm slightly worried that you have black marks. Is a component malfunctioning in your flameless candle? I don't know that it should be turning black, and I'm a little concerned that it might be a fire hazard.

  • Agnes Chrzanowska Agnes Chrzanowska on Dec 30, 2019

    try a baking soda with toothpaste mix works wonders

  • Linda Sikut Linda Sikut on Dec 30, 2019

    Hi Beth,

    I saw your question a while ago and I too am concerned that there is something malfunctioning with your flameless candle. It should not have black marks from the "flame". If you mean that somehow something black got on the side of the candle then how you remove it would depend on the material that actually has the mark. Some flameless candles are just made with plastic, some also have wax as an outer coat. If it's plastic, check to see if it's just on the surface or if it has "burned" an area underneath the spot. If it's just on the surface, try the Magic Eraser or Agnes idea of baking soda and white toothpaste. If it's melted some of the plastic under the spot, it may not come off no matter what you try. Wishing you the best.

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    • Linda Sikut Linda Sikut on Dec 31, 2019

      Hi Irene,

      You might be able to paint them. It just depends on the surface. If they are plastic, you can rough them up a little with a high grit sandpaper then spray paint with a metallic silver or gold.

  • Simple Nature Decor Simple Nature Decor on Dec 31, 2019

    I use this eraser sponge on everything here is the link for the product i use

  • Johnavallance82 Johnavallance82 on Jan 02, 2020

    Hello Irene,

    You could try washing up liquid? or cream cleaner maybe. If not working then add transfer to cover marks........

  • Betsy Betsy on Jan 02, 2020

    Hi Irene: I'd try using a magic eraser dipped in some warm soapy water. Not soppy wet as the black might drip and make a bigger mess. Wrap a paper towel under the mark when you're cleaning to catch any drips. Good luck