How to Hang Dry Clothes in the Winter

Hanging Clothes to Dry Inside

Hanging Clothes to Dry Inside

With winter in full swing, our outdoor clothes line is not getting any use.  I still have plenty of clothes to hang dry, so I have a clothes drying station in my laundry room.

I have never liked free standing clothes drying racks. I don’t like having a big contraption cluttering up my living space, so I’ve always searched out an alternative to hanging our clothes to dry.

Free Standing Clothes Dryer

Free Standing Clothes Dryer

One of my first clothes drying racks was wall mounted and  folded up against the wall until it was nearly flush.  I liked the way it was easily accessible and adjustable.  It was so convenient!  I’m pretty sure it was a store-brand model from someplace like Kmart, because I have never been able to find the same style since.
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5 Outdoor Clotheslines to Air a LOT of Laundry

Nothing beats the sight of clean laundry flapping in the breeze. If you have a nice, sunny spot in the yard, why not dedicate it to a solar clothes dryer—i.e., a clothesline? Of course you can rig something up with a simple piece of rope, but if you’re feeling fancy, these products will allow you to make the most of your space.

Household Essentials MD-61 Five-Line Indoor/Outdoor Mini Retractable Clothes Dryer (just $11.99!)

67 ¾ feet drying space

Household Essentials Five-Line Indoor/Outdoor Retractable Clothes Dryer ($48)


170 feet of drying space!

Household Essentials 1600 12-Line Outdoor Umbrella-Style Clothes Dryer with Aluminum Arms ($40)

165 feet drying space

Household Essentials 4000 30-Line Outdoor Parallel-Style Clothes Dryer with Steel Arms ($72)
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