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Master the Art of Sheet Drying on Your New Handy Line®

Congratulations on your new Peggs Handy Line! Whether you're a seasoned pro or a first-time user, mastering the art of drying sheets on your Handy Line will revolutionise your laundry routine.
Master the Art of Sheet Drying

With a few simple tips and tricks, you'll have your sheets dried to perfection in no time.

Optimal Placement for Efficient Drying

When it comes to drying your laundry efficiently, placement is key. Larger items like sheets and towels should take centre stage on the inner lines of your Handy Line. This ensures that they don't obstruct airflow, leading to quicker drying times. Meanwhile, smaller items like shirts and socks can occupy the outer lines, ensuring better weight distribution and overall efficiency.

Three Ways to Hang Your Sheets

Fold your sheet in half lengthwise (from top to end of the bed), and hang in one of three ways:

  • U-Turn Method: Peg a corner to one line of your Handy Line. Run it down the length of that line, then "turn" at the end and peg the remaining sheet along the line in front. When you take sheets and quilts off the line, you can fold them right away by bringing the corners together. No creases!
  • Sling/Hammock Method: Create a hammock shape by pegging each corner of your sheet to adjacent lines. Peg the edges of the middle section up for enhanced airflow and efficient drying.
  • Tent Method: Ideal for larger and heavier items like quilts or doonas. Lay these items over all lines for efficient drying. For added protection, place folded hand towels under each corner of the clothesline to safeguard delicate materials.

Towel Tactics for Speedy Drying

To speed up the drying process for bath towels, hang them horizontally on your Handy Line. Bath sheets can be hung similarly to bed sheets, following any of the three methods mentioned above for optimal results.

Final Tips for Ultimate Drying Success

  • Spread your laundry out evenly on the lines to ensure proper airflow and even drying for all garments.
  • Don't overcrowd the lines; leave some space between items to allow air to circulate freely.
  • Take advantage of your Handy Line's versatility by using it both indoors and outdoors for all your drying needs.
  • Don’t place your clothesline out in the open on a windy day unless it is anchored. Link to anchoring article.

You can easily re-tension your clothesline if the lines start to sag. Check out our tensioning guide below. With these tips and tricks, drying your sheets on your new Handy Line will become a breeze. Say hello to fresh, crisp sheets every time!