01/11/2012 09:14 am ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

Wax Stain Removal Tips (PHOTOS)

We’ve all been there before: The lights are dim. The mood is calm. You're having a relaxing evening at home and you light a few candles, then bam! A candle knocks over, and the rest of the night is spent trying to salvage the carpet from spilled wax. But fear not, you won't have to spend hours picking and scratching at hardened wax this time around, we've found the best wax removal tips, which will save you from all that. Be it electronics or your exposed-brick fireplace, our slideshow below has all the tricks you need to eliminate stubborn wax messes from all types of surfaces.