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Paraffin OIl Information

To smoke or not to smoke?

It can sometimes be confusing to figure out which fuels are safe for use indoors. There’s nothing like the ambiance of dining by an oil candle, but toxic fumes can really put a damper on your dinner. The fewer additives to your fuel, the less likely it is to smoke. Pure paraffin oil is the…

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How long does paraffin lamp oil last?

Recently, I was asked how long our paraffin lamp oil will burn, and found myself without a definitive answer. However, as I do enjoy being a know-it-all, I decided to go out to my “laboratory” and test for myself.

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Playing with fire CAN be fun!

  I’m interested in all things fire-related, and in my Googling around, I found something really cool…Fire Arts. According to Wikipedia, the term Fire Arts includes any or all talents of fire performers. According to ME, it’s the coolest use for paraffin oil I’ve ever seen.

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WT Kirkman Champion and Little Champ lanterns

Lamp Oil or Kerosene? A Question of Indoor Air Quality.

Oil lamps, lanterns and oil candles are a popular way to add a cozy cheerful glow to your home, especially in the colder months. One question we hear a lot when it comes to fueling these lanterns and candles is – Which is better, lamp oil or kerosene? For these purposes, let’s assume you’re only…

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Lamp Oil and Tiki Torch Fuel Alternatives

Tiki Torch fuels are designed specifically for use outdoors in wicked burners and torches. There are some alternatives that are less expensive such as kerosene. Kerosene is a heater fuel and when used in wicked torches and lamps it smokes excessively and releases gasses and pollutants into the air that I personally don’t want to…

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WT Kirkman Champion and Little Champ lanterns

Indoor Oil Lamp Safety Tips

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 Safety Tips:…

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

What is the Shelf Life of Paraffin Lamp Oil?

Wondering how much 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 to…

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