The winner: If your dimpled glass shower is like mine, you may be frustrated by the inability to use a squeegee to wipe off the water. My solution: go to your favorite auto parts store or the auto section of your favorite big box store and purchase a pack of microfiber cloths meant for wiping down your car after washing it. I find a 28-by-28-inch cloth to be perfect for wiping down the entire shower, glass and tile. No streaks, and the soap film is wiped away. Give it a try.
Bob Barrows, Charlotte
Tame messy watermelon cleanup
The watermelons this year have been some of the tastiest ever. I have a simple cleanup strategy. First, I cut it in half, then I use an ice cream scooper to scrape out the insides. I put the pretty, round watermelon balls in a large container. Cleanup is easy since I have only two rinds to throw away. Kathy Bumgardner, Denver
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Help foaming soap last longer
To refill my foaming soap dispenser, I buy the big bottle (cheap) of liquid soap, fill my dispenser with half soap, half water and shake it to mix. Donna Timberman, Matthews
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