Go Old School Green With A Clothesline!

As a Green Realtor® I am always reminding everyone how easy it is to
go Green with recycling, remodeling using Green products in flooring,
paint and more.  What is one of the easiest ways to save money and
energy?  By installing and using a clothesline!  Although some
Homeowner's Associations, particularly for condominiums and
townhomes, may have restrictions for clotheslines, many have
accommodations for temporary (portable) outdoor lines...
check with your association to be sure you follow the rules.

Here in Texas when it's 90+ degrees outside, putting wet laundry out
on the line you can have dry clothes in about an hour.  Just think
of all the dryer time energy and money that you will save!



Lisa Von Domek


Lisa Von Domek
Lisa Von Domek & Associates, LLC / Real Living Real Estate Group 
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Comment balloon 12 commentsLisa Von Domek • June 17 2017 12:41PM


(1) This is how I grew up and will never, ever go back to drying clothes on a line. This is how they still dry clothes in Russia and I have no desire to live like they do.

(2) Our communities in Charlotte prohibit line drying in the yard.

Posted by Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor (Coldwell Banker Realty) over 3 years ago

Good morning Lisa. I can remember the days when clotheslines were everywhere. Enjoy your day!

Posted by Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired (Wayne M Martin) over 3 years ago

Good morning Lisa. This is a great idea and I like it. Sometimes I hang stuff off mty deck.

Posted by Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133 (Referral Group Incorporated) over 3 years ago

Good morning Lisa Von Domek, this is how they used to dry clothes in Istanbul where I grew up but they don't anymore. If there's an area away from a public view, then, go for it.

Posted by Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL (Cam Realty and Property Management) over 3 years ago

Good Morning Lisa - I think that these are making a comeback.  For a while you could not find clothes pins.

Posted by Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes (Performance Development Strategies) over 3 years ago

Line drying isn't always an option in our area due to high winds. But I sure love the smell of clothes dried in the sun!

Posted by Nathan Gesner, Broker / Property Manager (American West Realty and Management) over 3 years ago

When I grew up it was the only way and was one of the chores I enjoyed the most.

Posted by Joe Pryor, REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties (The Virtual Real Estate Team) over 3 years ago

There is a different smell to air dried clothing. 

Posted by Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat (406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, Blackstone Realty Group - brokered by eXp Realty) over 3 years ago

Good morning Lisa,

The smell of the sheets after line drying is fantastic.

As to the neighbors that complain they can go take a hike!

Make yourself an astonishing day.

Posted by Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester (Howard Hanna Real Estate Services) over 3 years ago

Ah yes...here that is a "back in the day" kind of thing...many sub divisions, our own included, prohibit clothes lines.  How well I remember the lullaby of sheets fresh from drying in the great outdoors...mmmmm.

Posted by Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Real Estate Agents - Luxury - Divorce (EXP Realty 414-525-0563) over 3 years ago

Good morning Lisa.  I can remember my mother using one of those clothes washers that had a wringer.  After she was done it was off to the clothes line. 

Posted by James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results (Fathom Realty) over 3 years ago

Good morning Lisa.  I know some people that prefer the smell and texture of line dried clothing.

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) about 3 years ago

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