I think the living codes in neighbourhoods are the cause of no clotheslines, and now most people don't have the time to get it gathered up. But, it could be done on week-ends if the whole family helps out.

A bed sheet will dry within five minutes outside. Bath towels that are thick will too.

I will dry my clothes outside regardless of where I live or what the codes are. I'll find a way. It saves a ton of money and energy, plus there are so many ways to dry clothes without the use of a dryer.

In winter time, I hang mine in the bathroom because it gets hotter in there when the heat comes on. To soften them up and keep wrinkle-free, toss in the dryer a few seconds and hang up quickly.

Jane's Reply

When there is a will to get your clothes dried cheaply, there is a way for sure.

The bathroom is an excellent out of the way place to hang your laundry, especially if in a small apartment. The shower bar certainly can provide a dual purpose, as can towel racks or hooks to hold hangers.

We've recently gotten rid of our bathtub and put in a new shower stall. This has made the room much bigger, and like you Sharon, this room is the warmest when we turn the furnace on. There certainly is alot more space and would nicely accommodate a wooden rack over the heat register when clothes can't be dried in the outdoors.

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