6. Fold-away clothes lines
Tumble dryers are great for fluffing your towels but in power bill and planet conscious Australia, we do like an alternative, especially in summer.
A fold out clothes line Like the Mrs Pegg Handyline shown here) will let you dry clothes inside or ideally, outside, where solar and wind energy work without the middle man.
The downside: You may have to arrange your balcony plants so the neighbours or building manager don’t spot you breaking a by-law by having your washing visible from the street.
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