Are you still using a candle when there are brownouts?

Philippines
October 27, 2011 7:27am CST
We all know that sometimes there are some brownouts happening just anytime because whether we like it or not the supply of electricity is not sustainable to too much users in that time.I frequently use the candle for emergency purposes,then I use my lamps and other emergency lights for longer brownout because it is safer than the candle stick.I do not use candle stick in a longer time because it leaves its precipitations and could be the cause of fire if not notice immediately.The only best in candle is that it is very handy and can be brought to narrow places if you wanted to find something.
3 responses
• Philippines
27 Oct 11
I love to collect candles (scented candles) but I never use them during brownouts. This days, it is safer to use rechargeable lamp. You don't have to worry about fire hazard unlike candles. Though candles are cheaper but the fire hazard is a big risk to take.
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• Philippines
27 Oct 11
Ah when do you use those scented candles? don't tell me you do it in the dark... hehe
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• Philippines
27 Oct 11
I never use them, I just collected those stuff. I clearly mentioned I never use them during brownouts.
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• Philippines
28 Oct 11
Scented candles are used for calming purposes,scaring the mosquitoes,or just scenting your rooms.Ordinary candles are useful to use when your place is very dark when entering,so you must light a candle to find the light switch.Emergency lights are very handy but are very expensive to ordinary people.Candles are very cheap so are the kerosene lamps,as I also use for longer brownouts.
• Philippines
27 Oct 11
Gone are the days of 24 hours brownouts except when Ondoy happened. Candles were handy in those days. Rechargable lamps are more efficient in times of no power, less fire hazard but they don't last long. Candles are always there for primitive purposes incase all fails, its back to basics
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• Philippines
28 Oct 11
You are right ther my friend because candles are really very handy and easy to use.Rechargable lamps are also handy that also gives out cooler atmosphere when brownouts occur,yet you have to safeguard its durability because the moment you mishandle its safetyness then goodbye to your lamp.Candles are available in your friendly stores near you.
@ardoy0731 (6866)
• Philippines
27 Oct 11
Yes we still do.We stocks candles at home in case there is power interruption.It is better to be prepared.
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• Philippines
28 Oct 11
You are right there my friend because when we are prepared we can get back to work immediately.I put my candle in an appropriate place and of course the matches or a piece of lighter so that when a sudden brownout occurs I can have a immediate lights on.I put the candle in a holder so that I can use it to go places in the house.I will switch off all the appliances,then the light switch off so that my electric bills could never go up when the electricity is back.I also use the kerosene lamps when the brownout is too long because I do not like candle residues seen just every corner.Enjoy your mylotting.