How do you thread a clothesline pulley?
Take your clothesline and tie it onto the loop end of the line tightener. Then take the other end of the clothesline and thread it through one pulley from the top to the bottom, then run your clothesline over to the other pulley and thread it through from the bottom to the top.
What is pulley clothing?
An overhead clothes airer (also known variously as a ceiling clothes airer, laundry airer, pulley airer, laundry rack, laundry pulley, or a Sheila Maid. In the North of England it is often known as a creel, in Scotland as a pulley, and in United States as a Sheila Maid.
Can you thread a clothes line with a pulley?
Now it’s time to thread your clothesline! With a pulley clothesline you’ll have two parallel clotheslines running between your pulleys, one on top of the other.
What’s the best way to tighten a clothesline?
Then take the other end of the clothesline and thread it through one pulley from the top to the bottom, then run your clothesline over to the other pulley and thread it through from the bottom to the top. Bring the clothesline back over to the first pulley so that it meets up with the line tightener.
What should I do about my washing line pulleys?
Just a reminder, despite being a dead simple system, your washing line pulleys also need a little bit of care too, at least once a year apply some oil on the moving parts or spray WD40 directly into the bearings. This will keep them lubricated, minimises rusting, stops squeaks, and makes lowering/lifting your airer smooth and easy.
Where does line spreader go on pulley clothes line?
If you’re using a line tightener and line spreaders, the line tightener normally goes on the lower of the two clotheslines so that you can add the line spreaders as you add your clothes and it will all slide through the pulleys without the line spreader getting stuck on the tightener.