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17/07/2021
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Fran P.
Australia Australia
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Austral compact

Very good, found using the google instruction was easier than the paper ones.

15/07/2021
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SUE L.
Australia Australia
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clothes line

Very happy with the clothes line and exceptionally happy with company when I contacted them for questions they were efficient and really easy and nice to deal with - sadly its not the norm nowadays - wish more companies were easy to deal with

12/07/2021
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Johannes W.
Australia Australia
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Joh W (Pimpama Qld)

Very easy to install and folds away when not needed

09/07/2021
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patrizia A.
Australia Australia
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Austral Compact 28 Clothesline

Delivery was very quick and we found it very easy to install. It looks great on our balcony and blends in perfectly with the wall it’s on. Was very surprised on how much it can hold, easily 2 loads of washing. Very happy

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08/07/2021
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Kathryn G.
Australia Australia
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Great clothesline, long wait for delivery

The clothesline is great now it's up! Unfortunately I needed to go out and purchase some smaller gauge screws to finish the job, as I couldn't for the life of me get the ones supplied into the holes. After I got the new screws, the job was straightforward and easy, and the clothesline looks great on the wall, and works well. Wait time for delivery was far in excess of that quoted, and I contacted twice after the expected time to follow up. Customer service was friendly, and as helpful as they could be. Overall, after some frustrating parts, I'm super happy with the actual clothesline and the price paid.

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02/07/2021
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Lauren V.
Australia Australia
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Looks great and fits well in the space

Easy to deal with through the entire purchase process and product is as described. It has just been installed today and I am looking forward to putting the first load of washing on

07/06/2021
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Kevin W.
Australia Australia
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it is great

Your videos are excellent well done makes the experience personal. We only have a small space at the side of our house for a clothes line and only get limited sun but it is what it is. We have been putting up with a smaller one for years until it started to rust and fall apart recently. My wife suggested we get a bigger one and see if it fits so she can get a queen sheet on, the other one she could not. Plus so many more strings. Anyway it is great many thanks and installed it myself.

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04/06/2021
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Michael A.
Australia Australia
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Line- go

Good, had this brand previously.

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28/04/2021
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Joanne N.
Australia Australia
Fantastic product!

Easily installed, looks great! picked black to match with new handrails etc.

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01/05/2021
Lifestyle Clotheslines

Hi Joanne, thank you for your review.

18/03/2021
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Tony S.
Australia Australia
A very good product.

Easy to put together and simple to mount.

01/03/2021
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Peter K.
Australia Australia
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Happy Customers

Clothesline was easy to install, price was great, size suits us, unobtrusive and most importantly for us it is Australian made.

15/02/2021
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Anita C.
Australia Australia
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Above and beyond

Having ordered the incorrect clothesline, the installer went above and beyond to ensure I reordered the correct one for my limited space. Fantastic service! The office staff were also very helpful and friendly.

08/01/2021
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Helen J.
Australia Australia
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Austral Compact 28 Clothesline

I am very pleased with my new clothesline, works well and looks good. I found the installers didn't read the directions well or misunderstood which side to start threading the line from. I had to ask them to start again. Now all is well and I am able to tighten the line myself.

04/01/2021
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Colin G.
Australia Australia
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Great product, great service!

Easy to install, great quality, perfect size, really great overall experience, great job!

25/12/2020
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Gary K.
Australia Australia
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God service

Very prompt delivery Easy to install User-friendly

11/12/2020
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Debbie B.
Australia Australia
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Excellent Aussie Product

Great service from start to finish. Loved the personal email from the family Thanking us for our business. I thought that was a lovely touch. Hubby and I have a small business so we know how important it is to treat our customers right! And to top off the friendly service we have a strong, Australian made product that we are extremely happy with.... keep up the good work guys!!

Lifestyle Clotheslines Austral Compact 28 Clothesline Review

Brand Austral Clotheslines
Country of Manufacture Australia
Suitable For 3 - 4 people
Width Across Wall 2.4m
Depth Off Wall 0.94m
Total Line Space 28.5m
Area Required 2.5m x 1.44m
Compatible with Cover? Yes - View Cover
Warranty 20 Years Frame / 12 months cord
Number of Lines 12
Total Leg Kit Length 2370mm - View Full Austral Ground Mount Kit Specs
Fasteners / Anchor Bolts Included
Line Spacing Lines are 6.5cm apart
Available Colours Available Australia Wide
Classic Cream, Woodland Grey, Surftmist, Dune, Monument

Available NSW Only
White, Black, Basalt, Beige, Cottage Green, Shale Grey, Paperbark, Wallaby

Austral Compact 28 Clothesline

The Austral Compact 28 Clothesline is perfect for those with limited space around the home. This model is compact enough to fit the narrowest of places yet offers 28m of drying line space with 12 individual lines for optimum drying performance and without sacrificing capacity.

This clever compact clothesline is suitable for small backyards, narrow pathways, garages or townhouses, apartments, and condominiums.


Installation Note: If you require drilling into existing concrete for your clothesline installation please contact us on 1300 798 779 to discuss, as there is additional labour and charges.

Benefits

  • Large Capacity - Suitable for large families with 28m of total line space.
  • Small Footprint = Flexibility - Unique depth/overhang is perfect for narrow spaces so you can dry clothes without consuming too much valuable floor area.
  • Engineered to Last a Lifetime - 100% Australian engineering, proudly Aussie-made to withstand extreme climates, strong winds, and years of abuse with little to no maintenance required.
  • Peace of Mind, Guaranteed - The Austral Compact 28 comes with a 20 year warranty for long service life and utmost peace of mind.
  • Against the Wall or Middle of the Yard -  No need to worry about choosing an area for installation, it can be wall mounted or converted to a free standing unit with the optional ground mount kit.
  • Clothesline Installation Experts - Lifestyle Clotheslines has a wide network of reliable clothesline installation experts that can install your new clothesline perfectly and even remove the old one for you.
  • Dry Clothes Even in the Rain - An optional waterproof cover for the Austral Compact 28 is available for all weather drying.

What's in the Box?

  • 1 x Clothesline Frame
  • 1 x Standard Clothesline Cord 
  • 1 x Instruction Manual
  • 4 x Fasteners

Useful Links

Can I make the width of my Austral Fold Down clothesline smaller? Yes, this is very easy to do, just trim down the front bar before assembly to reduce the width. Can I get a special colour for my clothesline? No, the Austral clotheslines are only available in the colour/s shown on each Product Page.   Can I install the clothesline in the ground instead of on the wall? With most models, yes. Just check the Product Page for a ‘Ground Mount Kit’ option. What does ‘Standard’ ground mount kit mean? Posts (approx. 2200mm long) and 1 x Rear Spreader Bar. This is the most common type of post kit. What does ‘Plated’ ground mount kit mean? A Plated kit allows you to bolt the posts down onto an existing concrete area rather than core drilling or jack hammering holes into the concrete. The posts have metal plates welded on the bottom with holes for dyna-bolting down onto the concrete. It is 2 x Posts(approx. 1800mm long) and 1 x Rear Spreader Bar. How does the Compact 28 compare to other, similar clotheslines? To compare all of the Compact 28's features against Hills, Daytek and City Living clotheslines that are similar, then visit our Austral Compact 28 clothesline comparison chart. Can I install a fold down clothesline on a wall other than brick? Yes you can but you will just need to make sure the mounting brackets align with the structural supports in the wall. If not you may be able to customise the width of the clothesline(see above) to suit the supports. Another solution would be to purchase a Ground Mount Kit(if available) with the clothesline and install it freestanding in front of the wall. Can I install a fold down clothesline on a fence? Yes, this is very similar to mounting on a non-brick wall, the mounting brackets would need to align with the fence posts and they would have to be nice and solid. You will also need to check council regulations in your area to see if this is allowed. A freestanding Ground Mount Kit is an alternative once again. What is the best height for installing a fold down clothesline? A general rule of thumb is to install the top bolt of the fixing bracket at approx. 50mm above the users head height. An average height is approx. 1800mm but you can adjust this to suit your requirements. Can I proceed with the wall mounted installation of my foldown clothesline if the wall is shorter than the clothesline length? Yes. All Austral folding frame units have tubular steel front bars that may be shortened using a hack saw or angle grinder. You just need to reduce the front bar by the required length before inserting into pre-assembled side arms during installation. Can I hang my sheets without the need to fold or gather them to fit on the clothesline? Yes. The Austral Compact 28 has width of 2400mm, which easily fits a queen size sheet without folding or gathering. I have a cement path down the side of my house, yet not enough wall space to wall mount a fold down clothesline. Is there another option that will allow me to utilise this space? Yes. Austral manufactures Foldown Ground Mount Kits and Retractable Posts with welded metal base plates. These plated kits are pre-drilled and powdercoated for direct fixing onto cement slabs and tiled floors. The alternative is to core drill a neat hole in which you can install the upright legs. Is the Austral Compact 28 suitable to be used as an extra clothesline for wet weather drying? Yes. This unit is appropriate for use within carports, garages and verandahs, offering lots of line space and flexibility for wet weather drying. How easy is the Austral Compact 28 Foldown line to operate? The Austral Compact 28 foldown unit has a simple one-handed operation to raise or lower the frame. Pull the clothesline up with one hand until it locks into position. Push up firmly to release the catch and allow the line to fold down.

Shipping

When you place an order, we will estimate delivery dates for you based on the availability of your items and as a general rule we make every effort to have most orders delivered within 2 - 9 working days from date of order depending on your location within Australia and the product purchased.

Please keep in mind some products are of a 'Made to Order' nature and may take a little longer. Rural and regional areas can take longer, up to approx. 12 - 19 working days.

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Installation

If you have ordered installation or want to have your new clothesline installed by one of our professional installers, please see the steps below which outline the order/installation process.

Step 1. Place your order online or over the phone by calling 1300 798 779

Step 2. Your order will be processed within 24 hours (Mon - Fri) and the details of your order are then sent to the warehouse and the appropriate installer.

Step 3. Depending on the product you have chosen and your location the clothesline will either be picked up from the warehouse or sent by courier to the installer.

Step 4. Once the clothesline installer has the clothesline and he is ready to do your installation, he will call you directly on the phone number provided to arrange the installation day with you. Please make sure you provide the most contactable phone number/s. The installer will bring the clothesline with him on the day of installation.

Step 5. This process generally takes approx. 1 - 3 weeks depending on seasonal demand.

To view the complete guide to clothesline installation, please click on the following link Clothesline Installation Process