Organise Your Winter Wardrobe

How to Organise Your Winter Wardrobe

Getting up extra early on a cold Monday morning because you don’t remember where your work shirts are gets annoying, but is easily remedied. Organising your wardrobe and planning your outfit the night before will allow you to stay in bed for a while longer. To help you, we have prepared a list of easy ... read more.

Laundry Tips

Should You Wash Your Clothes with Towels and Sheets?

Should you wash your regular clothes with towels and sheets? The short answer: Definitely not. You are probably wondering what’s the harm in it. They’re all dirty items that need to be laundered, right? If you wash all of your laundry together regardless of type, keep reading.  We want to show you the better laundry ... read more.

How to Manage Your Children’s Clothing

It seems like children’s clothes get out of control so quickly! It is always the worst when we are in between seasons (like now), when it’s not consistently hot or cold. It’s really not easy keeping our children’s clothes in check.  Here are some methods that can help keep you sane. Hopefully you can use ... read more.

Nelson

Five Short Walks in Nelson

Ah Nelson, where the sun is always shining, the vibe is always laid-back, and the outdoor activities are always exciting! In Nelson alone there are over 50 walks to choose from – whether it’s beach, bush, or city, there’s an option. We’ve asked around and these are some quick favourites amongst locals – short enough ... read more.

Four Short Walks in Christchurch

Following up from our last post on Wellington, it’s now time we dive into Swiftform’s hometown. Laundry breaks are just as fulfilling and fun in Christchurch with an abundance of parks, gardens, and natural reserves. The following are our recommended centrally located short walks to easily squeeze in between cycles.   Panako Walkway – Located ... read more.

How to Dry Your Laundry in Winter

Line drying in the winter is economical, ecological, and yes…it is possible! Some of us are fortunate to have drying machines, but why waste energy, spend more money, and shrink your clothing? If you look back in history before the days of drying machines, all laundry was line dried…all year round. Think about it, the ... read more.

Top Three Laundry Powder Detergents

There are many options for laundry detergent – powder, liquid, eco friendly, sensitive, etc. Most of us just opt for the cheapest, but clearly there is more to the decision. We want to use a detergent that treats our clothing well leaving them soft, clean, and smelling fresh. We narrowed down our favourite powder detergent ... read more.

Three Short Walks in Wellington

While your clothes are washing or while your clothes are drying, you may find yourself bored and wanting to kill time so why not get some exercise in? Over the next few months, we’ll fill you in on three walks you can complete under one hour in various New Zealand towns. First one up is ... read more.

DIY Pallet Wood Ideas

Over the past few years, people are becoming more creative with waste, to be sustainable and environmentally friendly. What is garbage to one can be transformed into a treasure to another. From recycling clothing into new garments to recycling pallets into furniture pieces. We caught up with Dan from The Pallet Project in Wellington who ... read more.

Washing Machine Debate: Top Loader vs. Front Loader

Almost anyone who has ever shopped around for a washing machine has asked Google (or a salesperson) what the difference is between a top loader and a front loader. It can boil down simply to preference, but there actually are reasons why you would choose one over the other. After doing our research, we realised ... read more.

Laundry Tips – Part Two

In our previous blog we discussed five laundry tips for success in part one. In part two we provide you with five more laundry tips to help you have the best washing in the street (and in the household)! 1. Reduce fading With the warm summer weather throughout the country at the moment, it’s important ... read more.

5 Laundry Tips for Success – Part One

Laundry is something that many of us do every day. Even if you’ve been doing laundry for years, there are times that the results are less than perfect. What went wrong? These five Laundry Tips will help you get the best results possible every time you do a load of laundry – hooray! 1. Select ... read more.

Build a Clothesline

Would you like to know how to build a clothesline yourself? Swiftform Products has the answer with their DIY SwiftDry clothesline system! You can build a clothesline (your very own) in under four minutes! Sounds good to me as I am no handyman or handywoman! SwiftDry clotheslines come standard with 2 x T Bars (including ... read more.

How To Get Makeup Stains off Your Towels

Did you know hotel and motel owners have a very hard time getting makeup stains off towels?   However, at home we do too, and sometimes despite careful washing I wind up with makeup stains on my towels. Usually, it’s mascara or eyeliner residue since I wear the waterproof stuff. Sometimes it’s lipstick or good ... read more.

How to hang clothes on the clothesline the right way!

  There is an art and a right way to hang clothes on the clothesline and in this month’s blog the team at Swiftform Products Ltd offer you some handy tips. Let’s start with jeans and pants… Jeans & Pants Hang jeans or pants by the legs. Then the water will wick down to the ... read more.

SwiftDry Tip 1: How to get soft clothes, we have the answer!

Apple Cider Vinegar is your answer to truly soft and wrinkle free clothes!  Ah ha! At last, the old school secret to keeping your clothes soft and snugly without toxic chemicals. It’s time to say goodbye to those expensive detergents that do more harm than good. Simply adding one cup of Apple Cider Vinegar to your ... read more.

Need an easy to use T-Bar Clothesline?

Our Swift-Dry T-Bar Clothesline is so easy to use it will make the chore of washing and drying a breeze! Whether you are building or upgrading, our clotheslines will make it easy. The SwiftDry T-Bar Clothesline is not lacking in features.  Complemented with our Remove-it system, user friendly height and line adjustment, and easy set ... read more.

Clotheslines NZ – The Benefits of a SwiftDry Clothesline!

Clotheslines NZ – Featuring SwiftDry T-Bar Clotheslines  SwiftDry Clotheslines is the best name in lines…no pun intended!  They just simply are! We all know that washing and drying clothes can be a tedious chore, but somebody has got to do it right?  In this article we outline the benefits of a SwiftDry Clothesline that will make ... read more.