Category: Home and Garden

  • The English translation of the title would be: “What fittings does a standard showerhead have?”

    The English translation of the title would be: “What fittings does a standard showerhead have?”

    When the shower head or shower hose in our bathroom gets broken, we often wonder if every product available on the market will be compatible. The question of what threads a standard shower head and hose have often pops up in our minds. Fortunately, this has been standardized, and practically all shower heads and hoses…

  • How to replace a car battery?

    How to replace a car battery?

    Open the hood. Make sure the handbrake is engaged, the keys are removed from the ignition, and all power receivers (radio, lights) are turned off. Disconnect the negative terminal marked with a “-” sign. Loosen the clamp with a wrench (usually size 10mm) and slide off the cable. Disconnect the positive terminal marked with a…

  • What thread sizes does a standard shower hose have?

    What thread sizes does a standard shower hose have?

    Shower hoses have standardized connection thread sizes. The vast majority of shower hoses have a 1/2″ inch by 1/2″ inch (1/2″ x 1/2″) thread size, meaning the size is the same on both ends. The same thread size is also found on shower hoses outlets in bathtubs and showers, as well as showerheads.

  • How to jump-start a car battery with jumper cables?

    How to jump-start a car battery with jumper cables?

    If the battery in our car is discharged, we should recharge it as soon as possible. To do this, we can use a charger or try to start the car using cables connected to another vehicle. Both cars should be parked close to each other, ideally facing each other. The cables are connected when the…

  • ‘PCV, PCW or PVC? Which name is correct?’

    ‘PCV, PCW or PVC? Which name is correct?’

    The names PVC, PWC, or PCV refer to the same type of synthetic material, which is polyvinyl chloride. It is one of the most popular materials used in construction and beyond. PVC windows, for example, are well-known. While the international name PVC is an abbreviation for polyvinyl chloride in English, and PCW stands for polichlorek…

  • How to sort waste?

    How to sort waste?

    From January 2021, waste segregation has become mandatory in our country. How to segregate waste? Waste is divided into 5 fractions, each corresponding to containers of specific colors. The blue container is intended for paper, the yellow one for metals and plastics, and the brown one for organic waste. Glass is placed in the green…

  • “The Most Popular Shower Cabins”

    “The Most Popular Shower Cabins”

    Together with the official distributor of Polish manufacturer Kerra’s shower cabins, the store universalhome.pl, we have decided to gather for you the most popular types. What are the popular shower cabins? Of course, the choice of the right cabin depends on the needs of the household and the limitations of the bathroom. For example, we…

  • ‘Shower cabins for a small bathroom’

    ‘Shower cabins for a small bathroom’

    Small bathrooms often require more time for planning. Every space and corner needs to be carefully considered and designed in order to avoid mistakes and accommodate all necessary items. Today we will discuss what shower enclosure to choose for a small bathroom. To do this, we have gathered a few issues that are worth paying…

  • ‘Where to Dispose of Milk Cartons?’

    ‘Where to Dispose of Milk Cartons?’

    Do people know where to dispose of milk cartons? It turns out that not necessarily, and it’s not as obvious as it might seem. Milk cartons should be disposed of in the container for metals and plastics. However, it’s worth explaining why this is the case. After all, the product’s name alone might suggest a…

  • ‘Where to Dispose of Paper Towels?’

    ‘Where to Dispose of Paper Towels?’

    Where to Dispose of Paper Towels? Undoubtedly, paper towels are among the most commonly used kitchen accessories. They absorb water and grease perfectly, and are also great for cleaning. Where to Dispose of Paper Towels? So, where should you throw away paper towels? The name of the product itself can be misleading. Although paper towels…

  • Where to dispose of soil?

    Where to dispose of soil?

    There’s often a question of where to dispose of soil. Although waste segregation has been in place for many months now, some materials are still surprising in terms of their categorization. Which bin to dispose of soil in? Instinctively, many people choose the Bio bin, but it’s not the right decision. Potting soil should be…

  • How many milliliters does a glass hold?

    How many milliliters does a glass hold?

    How many milliliters does a glass have, the average one that appears in recipes? This question often arises in the kitchen while preparing a dish. Suddenly, a recipe calls for a glass of water, milk, oil, etc. At this moment, we start to wonder if our glass is the same as what the author had…

  • “Where to Dispose of Light Bulbs?”

    “Where to Dispose of Light Bulbs?”

    Although many people have already developed a habit of automatically sorting waste, there are still some items that raise doubts. This is the case with flower soil, milk cartons, and light bulbs. Today is the time to answer the question of where to dispose of light bulbs. Where to dispose of light bulbs? After all,…

  • What to put in compost?

    What to put in compost?

    What to put in organic waste? Most people know that the brown container is meant for organic waste. Unfortunately, problems arise when we wonder what exactly can be classified as organic waste. Some products, such as flower soil or tea grounds, can be very confusing. Below you will find a list of the most popular…

  • “How to convert watts in LED bulbs?”

    “How to convert watts in LED bulbs?”

    LED bulbs have become so popular in recent years that traditional tungsten bulbs will probably be completely phased out of the market in the near future. However, most of us still think in “old-fashioned” terms when considering what wattage bulb to buy. So how do we convert watts to LED bulbs? It is worth knowing,…

  • ‘How many grams does a teaspoon weigh?’

    ‘How many grams does a teaspoon weigh?’

    Question: how many grams does a teaspoon or tablespoon have? – certainly often comes up when cooking and following various culinary recipes. Sometimes we come across the notation: “add 10 grams of sugar” or similar. How many teaspoons is that? And how many tablespoons? The answer depends on the substance we are adding. ## How…

  • How long can parental leave last?

    How long can parental leave last?

    Parental leave allows parents to take time off work and spend more time with their children in the early stages of their development. In Poland, this type of leave is available to both mothers and fathers. So what are the exact rules for granting parental leave? And how long can parental leave last? How long…

  • Where to dispose of styrofoam used for home appliances, food, and construction?

    Where to dispose of styrofoam used for home appliances, food, and construction?

    Polystyrene is primarily known as an insulation material in construction and as a protective packaging for household appliances. Especially after purchasing and unpacking various appliances, we wonder where to dispose of polystyrene from household appliances. It is worth noting that polystyrene, classified as waste, is divided into construction polystyrene and packaging polystyrene. The latter is…

  • What should be the height of the kitchen countertop?

    What should be the height of the kitchen countertop?

    The question of what is the appropriate height for a kitchen countertop always arises when designing and setting up a kitchen in a new home or apartment. In today’s short article, we will try to give you some advice on what height kitchen cabinets will be comfortable and suitable for your height. Kitchen Cabinet Heights…