The winner: I had some beautiful glasses of my mother’s that became cloudy from the dishwasher. After trying everything with no luck, I used Cerama Bryte that I use to clean my glass top stove. I used that on the glasses inside and out and now they look brand new! Myrtle Wall, Lilesville
(Editor’s note: We can’t vouch for what this product will do to your glassware, but it gets a lot of good reviews online for cleaning glass top stoves and other surfaces. It’s available at many stores.)
Save money on kids’ shoes
Instead of buying new cleats for fall sports, go to a children’s consignment store and buy a used pair. Then use an old toothbrush and some water to scrub the dirt away. Buff them with a damp rag and your shoes will look as good as new. I just saved over $30 doing this trick myself, which is awesome. Wilson Bacon, age 8, Charlotte
Keep those torch wicks dry
To keep tiki torches dry when not in use, I cut the tops off 2-liter bottles to cover them. Ruby Elrod, Sherrills Ford
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