Determine what width cable tie is needed to bridge the hole in your silverware basket. Larger holes may require you to use one zip lengthwise and one zip across the width of the gap.
Thread the tie inside the plastic grid of the silverware basket; run the male end of the tie through the female opening at the other end of the tie, then pull tight.
Repeat, if needed, so that the hole is covered completely.
Snip off the excess end of the tie.
Things You Will Need
- Cable ties
- Heavy-duty scissors or pliers
- Ensure all tie ends are on the bottom of the basket.
- Check to see what size mesh your silverware basket has. If they are small, you may have to use multiple smaller ties to cover the hole.