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Home Repairs and Maintenance: Clothesline sags

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Laurel Hill, FL

June 26, 2011
11:36 AM

Post #8655749

Have one of those homemade lines someone gave me. The cross pieces are pipe with holes drilled through to hold the line. There are three cross pieces and 4 lines, each of which are independent of the other. All 4 lines sag miserably, so my clothes are always dragging the ground. Is there some sort of device I could buy to attach to each end that would rachet the line up tightly enough to keep the clothes up higher? The pipes have a cement base, and they are buried a little too deeply, but the end posts aren't long enough, I don't think. The height should be at least 5 1/2 ft. to clear the ground. Any advice is welcome.
Cincinnati, OH
(Zone 6a)

July 22, 2011
6:58 PM

Post #8709618

go to your local hardware store and explain your problem and the will sell you a turnbuckel to attatch to the ends of your rope that will end you problem

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