Getting to know the homes of the locals when we travel is a great way to understand the place and culture we’re in. Things we might think are common in every house all over the world might be just a local custom from our region, and we may discover household items we suddenly need to have in our homes. These differences occur even among countries of the Western society, even when those countries share a common language (with some differences, of course). That’s the case of US and UK homes.

How are American houses different from British homes? Faucets, power outlets, mailboxes… The guys at Your Best Digs have put together this infographic with the major differences between US and UK homes.