Maintenance: Clotheslines


In this chapter we look at shared clotheslines and common problems associated with them.

Legislation - Strata Titles Act

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Legislation - Community Titles Act

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Common Problems

  • Broken or loose lines - see you local hardware store for a suitable replacement..
  • Bent steel work. Often this can be straightened by using gentle pressure in the opposite direction. If not, then seek the help of a trades person.

clotheline types

Best Practice

Regular service can avoid the clothesline becoming vandalised and will encourage resident use.


The following may assist residents at your group.

Clothesline - how to use

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