How To Keep Flimsy Stemware Safe in the Dishwasher

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I have a few delicate glass pieces that always make me nervous in the dishwasher. Normally, I wash these by hand because I have this fear that they will get knocked over and break…

I don’t know what would happen to my dishwasher if a glass broke mid-cycle but I imagine it wouldn’t be pleasant.

My other problem is that I tend to be lazy and I don’t want to hand wash stuff… that’s what a dishwasher is for. (I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had this exact argument with my mother growing up).

I think I saw this tip on Pinterest but I can’t be sure. All I know… is that it’s brilliant. Someone with a lot more common sense than I have came up with this…

God bless the internet.

Use a Rubber Band to secure flimsy stemware

That is a rubber band keeping the glass secure.


The rubber band held it firmly in place for the entire cycle and…. I didn’t have to hand wash these glasses!

A Rubber Band Keeps the Glass from Falling

You Don't Have to Handwash Flimsy Glass

I am all about making life easier… even if it’s only not having to hand wash a few glasses.

-Mandi Miller

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