Whether you’re lacking outdoor space or the weather’s just not playing nice, an indoor clothes airer will give you the much needed convenience of drying your laundry inside.
Although many free standing clothes airers look similar to one another, there are many subtle differences that increases drying space or offers a more convenient method of drying clothes. Let’s take a look at our top 10 best indoor clothes airers.
Our 10 Best Indoor Clothes Airers Reviewed
10. Minky Extra X-Wing Airer Indoor Airer | 24m
Constructed from a strong and durable metal, the Minky Extra X-Wing Airer Indoor Airer features a sturdy design unlikely to topple over with your clean washing and strong locking clips. 24 metres of drying space can accommodate two loads of washing either draped over the frame or suspended from hangers.
Multipositional arms and optional pull-out sections allow you to utilise the airer for maximum drying efficiency. A flat drying section facilitates the airing of delicate garments. The indoor airer weighs 4 kg so is very light to move around, and can be folded flat when not in use to save space with dimensions of 4cm x 54cm.
9. Minky Multidry Indoor Airer | 25m
If you’re looking for a versatile way of drying your laundry, then the Multidry Indoor Airer from Minky is well worth a look. The 4 wheels allows you to easily take it outside on a fine day and quickly wheel it back in if it starts to rain. It opens and closes automatically so it couldn’t be easier to set up.
With 25 metres of drying space and made from ultra-strong tubular steel rods, it can easily cope with several loads of wet washing. An additional useful feature is a flat section, which is ideal for drying delicate items such as cashmere jumpers.
8. Minky 3 Tier Plus Indoor Airer | 21m
Eliminate the outdoor washing line with the Minky 3 Tier Plus Indoor Airer, one of the best indoor clothes airer for those without a garden or outdoor area. Made from a frame of plastic-coated tubular steel, it offers 21 metres of drying space, ample to hold one load of washing.
Based on a traditional concertina design, it is easy to erect and fold away and when the airer is opened.
The double-sided auto-lock mechanism clicks securely into position allowing the airer to be repositioned safely without fear of collapse. The subtle highlight is however, the 4 flip out corners that lets up to 12 hangers to be hung on them.
7. ADDIS Superdry Airer
Despite taking up more space than many other indoor clothes airers, the ADDIS Superdry Airer lives up to its name as it is a superbly designed free standing clothes airer that enables users to dry 15 metres of clothes with ease, indoors or out.
The integrated footwear holder with an included wash bag will come in use from time to time, while the caster wheels make it easy to glide around.
Sturdy metal bars for the clothes to hang from can be expanded to suit your individual drying needs. No assembly is required – just open it up and the strong and spacious airer is ready to be used.
6. Minky Easy Loader Indoor Airer | 18m
A well-made free standing clothes airer, the Minky Easy Loader has 18 metres of drying space and can hold up to two wash loads. The top section is great for flat drying items or for hanging long garments, such as dresses or trousers.
Shaped corners allow four extra hangers and sturdy moulded joints provide extra strength and stability.
The Easy Loader by Minky also features smooth plastic feet to protect carpets and a double locking mechanism ensuring that using this airer is always simple and safe.
5. Minky 3 Tier Indoor Airer | 15m
A slightly smaller and more basic version of the Minky Multidry, the Minky 3 Tier Indoor Airer nonetheless demonstrates excellent drying capabilities for households that need a small to medium load of washing to be dried without taking up a lot of floor space.
With numerous great features, such as flip out corners to create extra washing space and wide rungs for greater airflow, this indoor clothes airer can be folded away tidily for storage. It’s constructed from tubular steel with plastic ‘feet’ to safeguard floors and has a double locking mechanism that automatically clicks into place when the airer is pulled open.
4. Leifheit Classic Flex 200 | 20m
The Leifheit Classic Flex 200 provides high levels of flexibility with two height-adjustable wings that can be used to hang a range of items from socks to ankle-length dresses.
Constructed from metal rods, the plastic-coated weather-resistant drying rails permit drying to take place outdoors without any danger of rusting.
Weighing only 3.7 kg, it’s light to carry and simple to open; and folds flat for convenient storage. The Leifheit Classic Flex 200 boasts an impressive drying surface area of 20 metres and has dimensions of 94 x 151 x 61 cm when opened out to its fullest extent. The gaps between the rungs are widely spaced for optimal airflow and a quicker drying time.
3. Vileda Style Indoor Airer | 16m
If you struggle to reach up high, the Vileda Style Indoor Airer is ideal as it’s designed to be at waist height when placed on the ground. Fully integrated wheels make manoeuvrability a breeze, while a flat area enables the convenient drying of wet trainers or delicate items.
The metal poles are covered in white plastic to prevent any snagging or catching on clothes. One of the lightest indoor airers currently on the market, it only weighs 2.7kg and folds flat for storage without any need for any dismantling.
2. Leifheit Pegasus 180 Classic | 18m
Practical and functional, the Leifheit Pegasus 180 Classic offers brilliant drying opportunities whether you choose to place it over the bathtub or outside in the garden on a sunny day. No need to bend and stretch as it is all at the same height.
Made from metal poles coated in a clean white and blue plastic, it has a height of 1.05 metres when opened and two side drying wings that are ideal for drying long garments. You can utilise 18 metres of drying space and the airer can be quickly folded up and stored away neatly.
The indoor airer also supplied with holder clips from which you can hang socks and small items. It’s strong enough to be moved even when hung with wet washing, and wheels can also be fitted at an extra cost. The Pegasus 180 Classic by Leifheit has everything to meet your indoor or outdoor drying needs.
1. Brabantia T-Model Indoor Clothes Airer | 20m
Well rounded flexibility, good amount of drying space at 20 metres, and excellent construction makes the Brabantia T-Model our best indoor clothes airer.
Though it’s not particularly light weight at 6 kg, it still manages to remain compact and easy to store when folded flat. It’s a substantial model made from grey corrosion-resistant metal, which combined with its innovative smart transport locking mechanism, means that it won’t tip over, even when moved whilst laden with heavy items such as wet sheets.
Adjustable side wings can be hung with all types of laundry, from socks to coats and even heavy linens.
There is also a flat shelf on which you can place delicate garments in the recommended way. Protective rubber-lined caps vastly reduce the chance of any damage occurring to your laminate or hardwood floor.
The T-Model also comes with a Brabantia’s standard 5-year guarantee – it’s clear that this is an indoor clothes airer that can be purchased with the utmost confidence.