I LOVE line drying and do it whenever possible. During seasons when I can hang out laundry, I try to do at least one load every day. We have a long line with southern exposure, stretched from the back door to a tree at the edge of the yard. It's hung high enough that I need to use a step ladder to reach it, but it prevents heavy blankets & stuff from ground drag.
When my towels and jeans come off the line crunchy, I just throw them in the dryer on the "air" (no heat) setting with two dryer balls, for 10 minutes or so. Crunch problem solved.
I've only had stuff actually blow off the line when we've had really strong winds - like the wind advisory or storm type. I like when it's breezy b/c the stuff dries faster.
Originally Posted by ParisApril
The line is one long piece of wire joined together at the "knot" (Is it really just a knot?) You should be able to tighten the line so it doesn't sag. Also you can buy these clips http://www.bicwarehouse.com/clothesl...ader-888c.html
that keep the line from sagging. When you are hanging the laundry make sure the knot is all the way at an end then you will have the whole length to hang on.
: I have three of those clotheline spreaders and they work like a dream. I thought everyone used them, my mom always had them for our line when I was a kid.
We have the knot too, I just start hanging next to it and by the time it reaches the pulley at the opposite end the clothesline is full. Then I just pull it back in the opposite direction.