More households are opting for portable clotheslines than other types of clotheslines because of its many benefits. For one, it has the option of folding and easy stowing when not in use. It’s also a great option for those who move from one residence to another where the installation of permanent wall mounted clotheslines are not practical. In addition, portable clotheslines are pretty easy to assemble and disassemble when the need arises.
However, to ensure that you’ll get the most out of your portable clotheslines, regular cleaning and maintenance is necessary. Without it, you will most certainly end up with a dirty and grimy clothesline. And all this dirt will eventually be transferred to your fresh laundry. To keep this from happening, we have here a few tips that you need to know about portable clothesline cleaning.
Cleaning the Cords
The cords in portable clotheslines offered by reputed manufacturers is often made from poly core. These cords are very easy to clean because they do not get affected by the weather and are resistant to sticky substances. Regardless, they should still be wiped down every now and then to prevent dust from accumulating.
Cleaning the cords on your portable clotheslines are pretty easy and straightforward. All you need to do is give them a simple and thorough wiping with a damp cloth or rag. It doesn’t even require any scrubbing or repeated wiping motions. A single pass is all that is needed to bring the cord back to its clean and original condition. In fact, most type of clotheslines like door hanging clotheslines and others can be cleaned and maintained this way.
Proper Packing and Storage
As mentioned, one of the things that make portable clotheslines popular is their ease of storage. However, because of this ease and convenience, many homeowners often ignore proper storage rules. Needless to say, this can lead to certain damages to the supporting arms and central support mast of the clotheslines. This may result in a distortion of their shape or damage which will make it difficult to assemble them.
Thus, always make sure to observe proper folding and storing practices. Avoid carelessly throwing them in along with other hard objects, and if you need to pack them away, be sure to use the box that the clothesline came in.
As with any other household item, regular cleaning and proper storage practices is key to improving the service life of your portable clotheslines. Otherwise, you may find your investment short-lived.
If you are in need of outdoor or indoor clotheslines, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. You can call us up at 0404 616 054 or you can leave a message in our contact page. We also offer services like installation of new clotheslines, removal and relining old clotheslines and custom sized clotheslines.