Space Saving Laundry Drying Racks

Space Saving Laundry Drying Racks

Colleen Quinn
Jan 12, 2011

Whether you dislike using the dryer for environmental reasons or simply have a wardrobe full of "lay flat to dry" labels, finding easy ways to dry clothes in a small apartment can be extremely challenging. Though draping clothes over every available surface is a tried and true solution for some, there are better alternatives to help you air dry your laundry.

  • The Leifheit Tower 190 is designed with 62 feet of drying space, enough for 2 machine loads of clothes. The adjustable levels of this coated stainless steel rack accommodate short and long items. Collapsible to only 20 inches x 24 inches, this drying rack can even fit into your shower to hide away when comapny comes over. ($60)
  • The 6lb D-Rack drying rack can be wall mounted or attached to any door; i can evenbe free standing for use either inside or out. The D-Rack can be assembled in a number of different configurations allowing for more drying space for larger items when required and folds flat to the wall or door when not in use. ($85)
  • The Portable Umbrella Clothing Dryer features 64 feet of vinyl clothesline pre-strung on a space-efficient umbrella-shaped frame. This indoor-outdoor clothing dryer features a two-piece aluminum center post with a snap lock perched on a expandable, easy-open, tripod base. When opened, this piece is 72 inches high by 52 inches in diameter, making it possible to dry larger items like sheets and towels. ($39)
  • The Moerman Laundry Solutions Rack 3-tier rack offers 49 feet of drying space. Measuring 31 wide x 60 high x14 inches deep when open, this rack folds flat for storage when not in use. ($40)
  • This Wooden Drying Rack gives you 56 feet of drying space- the equivalent to a full dryer load. Made from kiln-dried Eastern white pine and birch dowels, this rack features a top that folds down for delicates and sweaters. This collapsible drying rack is designed to work in small spaces, can even be closed and carried while loaded if you needs to clear the room in a hurry for company. ($80)

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