Retractable Clotheslines

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Frequently Asked Questions

A general rule of thumb is to install the retractable clothesline so that the lines are approx. 50mm above the users head height.
An average height is approx. 1800mm(6ft) but you can adjust this to suit your individual requirements.

Yes you can install a retractable clothesline free standing if you dont have any suitable walls.
This type of setup is call a post to post installation and requires 2 x Post Kits, 1 x Mount Bar and 1 x Clothesline Unit.
If you would like the posts to be removable, you can also add ground sockets which allows for the posts to be removed after installation.

The Mount Bar is only required if you want to install the clothesline cabinet onto a Post Kit.
If you are mounting the clothesline cabinet to a brick wall or concrete surface you do not need a mount bar.

If you order a Post Kit with the clothesline, you don’t have to permanently fix the post into the ground.
The socket is what you cement in and the post simply slots into this making it removable at any time to make room for a party.
Please note it is not recommended to have 2 posts removable with sockets due to the tension of this type of product. The clothesline cabinet post should be permanently fixed.

Austral is the only brand of retractable clothesline that is Australian made.
Hills retractable clotheslines are all made in China.

More about Retractable Clotheslines

Lifestyle Clotheslines stocks a wide range of Australia's highest quality retractable clotheslines from the best brands available today. 

These types of clotheslines can be wall mounted or ground mounted onto posts and are excellent for saving space. They are particularly suited to narrow areas or just "out of the way" in the backyard. 

We encourage you to use the filters on this page to refine what you are looking for. If you still have queries, please call us on 1300 798 779 to talk to our friendly retractable clothesline experts.