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What is Clothesline in Tagalog? Designs, Pros and Cons, and Law

What is Clothesline in Tagalog? Designs, Pros and Cons, and Law

Laundry
A clothesline in Tagalog is called “sampayan,” derived from the word "sampay," which means "hang." This laundry tool is used for drying clothes under the heat of the sun. Hanging newly-washed clothes outdoors is a great way to kill bacteria and dust mites. This method is also much cheaper than using a clothes dryer, and helps save our environment. The practice of using a sampayan to air dry clothes naturally is common worldwide, particularly in spacious areas. Typically, a sampayan consists of a lengthy wire, rope, or string that is tightly stretched and fastened at both ends to posts or walls. The height of the clothesline is usually determined by the user's comfortable reach with minimal effort. To prevent clothes from falling or being blown away by the wind, they are either pl...