Clothesline where to place it

Clothesline for all needs

Where to place it clothesline at home it is always a rather thorny issue. Personal habits, number of people at home, size of the apartment and the presence or absence of an outdoor space, are essentially all the variables that will determine the type of drying rack to buy.

Above all, the size of the apartment will have an important influence on this type of choice. Of course, there are those who can afford a dryer. But this, either for reasons of space, or for economic reasons, will not always be possible.

So here are many different solutions suitable for all kinds of situations, bearing in mind that from time to time it will be necessary to make a virtue of necessity.

Small and inexpensive drying rack

Starting from the lower end, these clothesline they will cost little and, when not used, they can be folded e stored away occupying a very small space.

Jall small drying rack from Ikea

As usual, if you want a cheap product, the first option that comes to mind is to look in the big store IKEA. Prices start at only 6 euros, with the clothesline Jäll which certainly represents the bare minimum.

To slightly increase the capacity it is also recommended to purchase Hurry, with 16 springs supplied, to allow you to hang out the laundry leaving space for T-shirts and trousers.

Wenko drying rack in aluminumWenko steel clothesline

Even the small drying rack Wenko in this sense it is very useful for small apartments. constructed of solid stainless steel, with size 87x79x39 cm, once folded it can be put anywhere.

Clothesline or wall drying rack

Another space-saving solution with fixed installation, the wall-mounted drying rack can be an excellent solution in the bathroom, in a laundry room or in outdoor spaces.

Step-up wall clotheslineStep-up wall clothesline

The wall-mounted clothesline Step-Up for example, with wall mounting and its 20 kg capacity, it’s a pretty good solution. AND retractable therefore, when not in use, it practically disappears without taking up space.

Long approx 70 cm, it is sold in both black and white.

FoxyDry ceiling drying rackFoxyDry telescopic ceiling clothesline

If there is no space even on the wall, no problem, thanks to Foxydry and its ceiling-mounted clothesline. The solution is certainly not aesthetically the best, but for a laundry room it can be more than good, perhaps less so, in a bathroom.

Elegant and resistant clothes drying rack by Foppapedretti

The company Foppapedretti it certainly does not need particular presentations, given that for decades it has managed to combine practicality, elegance and resistance. We speak here in particular of vertical clothes racks.

Foppapedretti Octopus drying rackOctopus vertical clothesline by Foppapedretti

Foppapedretti has designed My home Octopus, a drying rack with 18 removable spokes in Beech tree PVC coated.

It rests on three removable legs; from open it is extremely large and suitable for small laundry. Locked down instead it disappears in very little space and is very easy to carry and store anywhere.

Her size when open they are 112x112x121 cm while closed they are 14x17x71 cm.

There are also two other versions. One wall-mounted drying rack and another from heater, with 350 cc humidifier included, both with removable arms which, when closed, will take up very little space.

Outdoor clothesline

For the lucky owners of a garden, you can also opt for a large one fixed drying rack. One thing, however, must always be checked before venturing into a possible thoughtless purchase, that is stability of the drying rack.

The garden drying rack from BrabantiaBrabantia: garden clothesline

Hanging the clothes in the garden will only take a little wind to make everything fall, especially if there will be a lot of hanging clothes.

The company Brabantia, with the product Lift-O-Matic has solved this problem by equipping the garden clothesline with a fixed installation.

The product thanks to a fixing tube galvanized will resist very well even to strong gusts of wind. Removing it to mow the lawn or make room will not be a problem.

It will be enough remove it from forum fixing it and hang it somewhere using the ring on the top. Also, thanks to the initiative Love Nature, Brabantia, in collaboration with the non-profit organization WeForest, will plant a tree for each drying rack sold.

Balcony drying rack to save space

Very simple solution for those who have a balcony and do not want to fill the house with hanging clothes.

The balcony clothesline they are an excellent solution. However, when purchasing, always check that the structure is in steel.

Antonius, the Ikea balcony drying rackIkea balcony drying rack Antonius

Products made only of plastic will almost never guarantee great resistance.

Here, too, the market certainly does not skimp on offers. Antonius by Ikea, for example, in this sense it is the cheapest (but still reliable) solution.
This solution will certainly not offer much space but for hanging rags and tea towels it will be just fine.

The Gimi balcony drying rackGimi extended balcony drying rack

With the balcony drying rack extensible of the Gimiinstead, there will be plenty of space. With size 178x55x27.5 cm, you can also easily hang pants and t-shirts.

Balcony drying racks: condominium prices and regulations

However, it must be added that they are all extremely produced cheap so buying more than one will not be a problem at all. The installation is not fixed and must be carried out atindoor of your own balcony.

This is for two reasons. The first is to be sure you don’t nothing falls below; the second is in order not to contravene any condominium regulations.

Therefore, check this point before purchasing.

Wall or ceiling electric clothesline

Always of the Foxydry model Air instead will speed up in a radical way, the drying of your washed clothes.

This ceiling or wall clothesline is remote controlled and goes down to 1.80 m from the ceiling and can be stopped at any intermediate height. Holds up to 35 kg, that is, about 4 fully loaded washing machines.

FoxyDry Air the electric clotheslineFoxyDry Air electric clothesline

It is equipped with 2 double pipes extendable up to 2 / 2.40m so as to transform it into clothesline but also useful for tablecloths and blankets.

Foxydry Air it is also equipped with a lamp a LED low consumption and 2 fans for air circulation, which will simplify the drying of all freshly washed clothes.
The price it is certainly not a joke (420-520 euros depending on the model), but the benefits that will be obtained will be very many.

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