Whether it is a holiday family dinner or a quiet romantic
evening, candles are an essential part of the décor and help in setting the
ambiance. There is no denying that candles are beautiful accessories that
really create the warm and cozy atmosphere you look for during a special
occasion. However, they are also a major cause of home fires. It is no wonder
then that some of the busiest days for the fire department are during Christmas holidays
. An equally
beautiful alternative to the traditional candles is the use of battery-operated
candles. Yes, battery-operated! These candles illuminate your surroundings with
the same beautiful, flickering glow but in a safe manner. Here is a look at why
battery-operated candles are a better option over traditional candles.
It is every parent’s nightmare to have children running
around candles with open flames. Many fire prevention organizations state
leaving burning candles within the reach of children or pets as a common
mistake that leads to candle fires. Battery-operated candles are safe in that
manner. Generally, battery-operated candles have an LED light that emits a
flickering glow similar to that of a traditional candle. Since these candles
are flameless, there is no risk associated with leaving an unattended battery-operated
candle around children, pets, or in high traffic areas.
Traditional candles are known to have other flaws that
increase the risk of home fires. One of these is that candles may have multiple
wicks. In lighting these wicks, you may get one single flame or multiple flames
that can result in intense heat and cause material around the candle to catch
fire. In some cases, the wax itself can catch fire too. This risk is eliminated
with the use of a battery-operated candle. Although battery-operated candles
may have wicks and may be made from real wax, these features are only there to
give the look and feel of a traditional candle. Battery-operated candles have
an LED light, meaning there are no open flames.
A traditional candle from a boutique can be quite expensive.
Whether they are scented or are in decorative containers, candles eventually
burn down and give no return on the investment. A battery-operated candle not
only has the same features (scented, non-scented, colours, decoration, etc.)
but is reusable and can provide 3,000 hours of candlelight before the batteries
need to be changed. You only need to change the batteries for another 3,000
hour cycle! If you’re environmentally aware, LED candles are a great option for
you and many will work perfectly with rechargeable batteries.
safe and cost-effective alternative to traditional candles are battery-operated
candles. With safety being of utmost importance, especially for families with
children and pets, battery-operated candles can offer the same soft, flickering
glow and coziness as a traditional candle. With battery-operated candles being
flameless and non-combustible, you no longer need to worry about leaving an
unattended candle in high-traffic areas. Use a flameless, battery-operated
candle for your next special occasion and see that it can fill the room with
beautiful scented notes and create the same ambiance as a traditional candle.