Seattle’s Elephant Car Wash to shutter, sign to be saved

SEATTLE (AP) – Denny Triangle’s iconic pink elephant soon will have a new home.

The Elephant Car Wash on Battery Street near Denny Way will close permanently, the company announced in a news release Thursday, after rumors swirled surrounding a demolition permit for the site filed Wednesday.

The pink elephant sign – designed by Seattle’s “Queen of Neon,” Beatrice Haverfield – will be donated to the Museum of History and Industry in South Lake Union, which boasts an already-impressive collection of neon signage from other defunct and departed Seattle businesses, including the original Rainier Brewery ‘R,’ the 26-foot-tall Washington Natural Gas blue flame and many more.

In the post-World War II era when neon began adorning Seattle businesses, it “represented sophistication, a little bit of glamor,” MOHAI director Leonard Garfield told The Seattle Times. “Particularly after the war, Seattle was beginning to fill the role of a city on the

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Best car wash soap in 2020

Cars get dirty (and smelly). You can baby your car as much as possible, but dust, dirt and all kinds of other crud will find its way onto the paintwork. The easiest way to keep a car looking clean is a nice and simple hand wash. But before you reach for the dish soap and grab an old bucket, we have some suggestions. With the number of cars that motor through the Roadshow garage, we have to keep them looking top notch, so we’ve compiled our six best car wash soaps.


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There is an absolute abundance of car wash soaps for sale and we’ve narrowed it down to six of our top products. There’s something for everyone, so scroll down below to learn more about them.

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Car Wash – Free Online Multiplication Math Game

Car Wash – Multiplication Math Game

Content Skill: Multiplication        
Common Core State Standards: CCSS.Math.Content.3.OA.C.7 – Fluently multiply within 100, using strategies such as the relationship between multiplication and division or properties of operations. By the end of Grade 3, know from memory all products of two one-digit numbers.

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Ever want to race a car? Suds, bubbles… sparkle! Wash one car or many by answering each multiplication problem correctly, then join a car race. First work then fun! This free online game will help quiz you on each fact. Who knew there would be a race waiting after you practice your multiplication problems?

Instructions

Welcome to Car Wash Multiplication | Multiplication.com 

Step 1
After the game loads up, choose the fact families you would like to practice. You can choose individual multiplication fact families or groups of fact families.

Solve the Facts to Clean the Cars in Car Wash Multiplication | Multiplication.com 

Step 2
One by one, cars will enter the car wash. To wash them, choose the correct answer

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DIY Car Wash | How to Wash Your Car

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Few things are as satisfying than a meticulously clean car. It’s a feat rarely achievable at your local automatic car wash with its tough-bristled brushes and limited effectiveness. Even the do-it-yourself cleaning bays can cause more harm than good as the foaming brush often collects debris ready to scratch the surface of your vehicle.

Instead, pulling out the hose and a few buckets in the driveway allows you to take your time, focusing on the dirtier parts of the vehicle. Taking the DIY approach also gives you the opportunity to clean your car safely, without damaging the paint. Here are ten easy steps that’ll help you wash your car like a pro in your driveway.

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Evaluate the Condition of Your Vehicle

This seems like a no-brainer, but it’s a crucial step. Determine how dirty your car is before hauling out the hoses,

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