Thanks for the review, Rosalie. Scott Towels feature unique ridges that quickly and effectively absorb messes and leave surfaces clean and dry, but we are disappointed to hear they aren't meeting your needs. Since this is not normal, we would like to learn more about your experience and ask that you contact us at your convenience at: https://www.scottbrand.com/contact, or by phone at: 1-877-856-7268 Monday through Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm Central Time. Thanks again.