How to Use Tiki Torches

Use torches to illuminate the courtyard, the courtyard or campsite. There are ways suitable to use the torches so that they operate correctly and keep working for a long time. Is a torch oil and gas flares propane gas. The tiki torches of the oil are most common and are just as well as other types of torches. Learn how to keep your torches safe and working correctly.

Place the tiki torches in a safe place. They should be placed away from anything incinerable as buildings, tents and trees, and far from where people will be standing. The torches need ventilation and should not be used indoors or in an enclosed courtyard.

Clean the heads of the torches to remove the carbon layer that appears after the burning. This must be done with a dry cloth after each use. If the head is very dirty, remove and use soap and water to clean it. Dry it and wait a few hours before using it.

Follow the instructions to connect the propane tank if using the tiki torches of propane. If you smell gas, or hear a hissing sound when you call the propane, turn off the gas, and check if the hose and connectors.

Use citronella oil in the Tiki torch to help repel insects. This kind of oil will not produce smoke. Keep the torches of oil with oil to enjoy hours of recording time. You should check the fuse before lighting to make sure that it is still useful and will burn without the need for replacement during use.

Hints and warnings

Tiki lamps are good to repel mosquitoes.