When I was younger, my grandmother line dried almost everything. I loved the smell of the stiff towels after a bath. A little nostalgic, but there is something so perfect about towels and sheets blowing in the breeze out on the line. And there are so many pros to line-drying:
- Saves money: Line drying costs next to nothing after initial set-up, while it is estimated that drying clothes in a dryer will cost approximately $1500 or more over the life of the dryer.
- Saves clothes: Clothes line dried will last longer. Line drying also prevents shrinking. Using a dryer causes clothing fibers to break down more quickly.
- Saves energy: Line drying is definitely more environmentally responsible. Which is why I still don’t understand why some neighborhood snoopervising committees do not allow clotheslines.
Do you line dry your clothes?
Would you if your HOA didn’t prevent it?
Thanks Lisa & JJ for the photos!
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