This is really the only cons we see with free standing washing lines, they offer the best freedom in terms of choosing a location but take a bit more effort.
Ground mounting kits usually don’t come included with the clotheslines and installations can include additional costs depending on the difficulty or issues encountered during the process.
The Grand Finalé
With everything we have discussed, you now have a clear idea as to what kind of free standing washing line to choose and where to put it.
For good measure, let us quickly recall all of the most important aspects that we would our readers to focus on when buying a free standing clothes line:
1. Retractable washing lines are more discreet than fold-downs, provide better drying times due to the wider gaps between articles, has better mounting options, and can be virtually portable if both the cabinet and receiving bracket are mounted on removable posts.
2. Folding units offer huge capacity for the amount of space it consumes unlike retractable clotheslines, it has a simple mechanism to deploy the drying lines, has less parts that can break over time, and is easily situated under eaves.
3. It is best to have your free standing washing line installed by a professional to ensure the reliability of your investment and most often than not, stores that sell the products and offer the installation themselves make for a better after-sales experience.
So purchase your airer from an online channel or store that is reliable and has great track record for after-sales support
so in case something goes wrong with your washing line or the mounting system fails to work as intended, they will be able to iron out the problems with very minimal effort on your part.
The very last thing we want you to know is always go for a well established brands, even if it is going to cost you a tiny bit more money. Free standing washing lines last for years and most of the time they last for decades, this is not something that you should skimp on.
There are many brands out there like Austral, Daytek
, and Eco that offer the best bang for your buck, the really cheap ones will draw you in with the bells and whistles that you don’t need in order to hide the cheap build quality. You always get what you pay for.
Good luck with your free standing washing line and we hope that we have provided you with at least a general idea on how your needs, priorities, and attention to details will affect your buying decision