Frequently Asked Questions


How far apart should cup hooks be? 
How far apart should cup hooks be?
A distance of 3 or more inches from the back wall and 6 or more inches apart allows for placing and removing mugs of various sizes without contact with the wall or other mugs. Purchase the larger mug hooks, cup hooks are too small for most mug handles.


How do you store mugs? 
How do you store mugs?
10 pretty ways to store your mugs
  1. Turn mugs Into art. This blogger's mug collection doubles as colourful wall art, adding punch to a plain wall in her mostly neutral space. ...
  2. Add under-shelf hooks. ...
  3. Embrace open shelving. ...
  4. Add extra height. ...
  5. ​Use spare walls. ...
  6. Go vertical. ...
  7. Use a trolley. ...
  8. Rotate your mugs.
Apr 27, 2016


How many mugs do you need? 
How many mugs do you need?
Example 1: If two people in your home regularly drink coffee or tea each morning, and you both only use one mug per day, and you run your dishwasher daily, then you need 2x1x2 mugs, meaning, four mugs. It works out that you need two mugs to drink from, and two in the dishwasher, and you're set.


How are cup hooks measured? 
How are cup hooks measured?
The size of the cup hook is measured from the shoulder to the bottom of the cup hook.


What are cup hooks used for? 
What are cup hooks used for?
Cup Hooks. Cup hooks are small, decorative hooks that are ideal for use on necklace hangers, key hangers and in other light-duty hanging applications. These hooks are brass-plated for a nice match with brass hardware. Available in a range of sizes to suit your needs.


What is a cup hook? 
What is a cup hook?
Definition of cup hook. : a screw hook that usually has a collar at the base of the thread and that is used especially for hanging up cups by their handles.
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How do you get rid of mugs? 
How do you get rid of mugs?
Sprinkle a little baking soda onto the bottom of your stained cup or carafe, add just enough water to form a paste, and scrub. The gentle abrasion of the baking soda will get rid of stains in a matter of minutes. Then, simply rinse and wash the way you usually would.Oct 17, 2016


What can you do with old mugs? 
What can you do with old mugs?
Ways to Upcycle – 21 “New” Ways to Use Coffee Mugs
  1. Use a coffee mug as a planter – ...
  2. Sponge and Dishwashing Wand Holder – ...
  3. Make a coffee mug candle – ...
  4. Give an upcycled gift – ...
  5. Organize the garage with a coffee mug – ...
  6. Make dessert in a coffee mug – ...
  7. Make glass mosaic art from old coffee mugs –
Apr 10, 2017


Should you store drinking glasses up or down? 
Should you store drinking glasses up or down?
"All other everyday glasses are fine either way. Storing them upside-down likely does keep the inside a bit cleaner, but if you use and wash them regularly, dust won't really accumulate. And if you dry the inside well, moisture won't get trapped.Jan 15, 2015


How many coffee cups is too much? 
How many coffee cups is too much?
As a general rule, you can assume that an average 8 ounce cup of coffee contains around 100 mg of caffeine. Several sources suggest that 400 mg of caffeine, or 4 cups of coffee, are safe for most healthy adults (3, 5). However, many people (including myself) drink much more than that without any issues.Jan 4, 2015


Is 10 cups of coffee a day bad? 
Is 10 cups of coffee a day bad?
Up to 400 milligrams (mg) of caffeine a day appears to be safe for most healthy adults. That's roughly the amount of caffeine in four cups of brewed coffee, 10 cans of cola or two "energy shot" drinks.Mar 8, 2017


How much cups of coffee can kill you? 
How much cups of coffee can kill you?
If you weigh 154 pounds, Moffitt explains, you would need to drink about 70 cups of coffee at once to fatally overdose. Although the number could vary depending on the kind of coffee you prefer and how it's made, that's one beverage binge that even the most compulsive java junkie would be hard-pressed to pull off.Aug 28, 2014


Can coffee kill you? 
Can coffee kill you?
Having a few cups of coffee or other caffeinated drinks a day is considered perfectly safe. But drinking too much or lots in a short space of time is risky. You can overdose on caffeine and it is possible to die if you ingest too much. Up to 400mg of caffeine a day appears to be safe for most healthy adults.May 16, 2017
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Is it bad to have coffee every day? 
Is it bad to have coffee every day?
Like so many foods and nutrients, too much coffee can cause problems, especially in the digestive tract. But studies have shown that drinking up to four 8-ounce cups of coffee per day is safe. Sticking to those boundaries shouldn't be hard for coffee drinkers in the U.S., since most drink just a cup of java per day.May 5, 2017


What caffeine does to your brain? 
What caffeine does to your brain?
Adenosine binding also causes blood vessels in the brain to dilate, to increase oxygen intake during sleep. When awake, the levels of adenosine in the brain rise each hour, making the brain and the body more alert. To a nerve cell, caffeine looks like adenosine, and caffeine binds to the adenosine receptors.Oct 16, 2017


How many Red Bulls can kill you? 
How many Red Bulls can kill you?
It's technically possible, but to reach the 10g level of caffeine would require a lot of energy drinks. One 8.4oz Red Bull contains 80mg of caffeine, so it would take 125 cans of Red Bull to overdose on the caffeine alone.Nov 23, 2016


Can I drink two Red Bulls? 
Can I drink two Red Bulls?
One 8.4 fl oz can of Red Bull Energy Drink contains 80mg of caffeine, about the same amount as in a cup of coffee. The consumption of Red Bull Energy Drink should conform to a person's intake of caffeine. ... However, pregnant and breast-feeding women should limit their caffeine intake to 200 mg.


How bad are red bulls for you? 
How bad are red bulls for you?
One 250 ml can of Red Bull Energy Drink contains 80 mg of caffeine, about the same amount of caffeine as in a cup of coffee. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) concluded in 2009 that the ingredients of energy drinks are of no concern. In 2015, the EFSA confirmed the safety of energy drinks and their ingredients.


Do energy drinks cause heart attacks? 
Do energy drinks cause heart attacks?
But these drinks, which contain caffeine, sugar, herbs, and other ingredients, may do more harm than good. ... A 2016 study found that energy drinks can raise blood pressure, which greatly increase the risk of heart attack and stroke. Research from 2017 showed that they can also cause problems with heart rate.Dec 13, 2018


What do you use mugs for? 
What do you use mugs for?
A mug is a type of cup typically used for drinking hot beverages, such as coffee, hot chocolate, soup, or tea. Mugs usually have handles and hold a larger amount of fluid than other types of cup.


How do you remove tea stains from bone china? 
How do you remove tea stains from bone china?
To remove coffee or tea stains from a cup, wet the cup with vinegar. Then dampen a rag with water, dip it in baking soda or salt and swab out the stain. Another treatment to remove tea or coffee stains on china is to apply 20% hydrogen peroxide, wash and rinse. (Regular household hydrogen peroxide is 3% strength.Nov 21, 2017


Can you recycle ceramic? 
Can you recycle ceramic?
Ceramic Isn't Recyclable. Ceramic can't be melted down at most waste facilities. Recycling facilities that accept brick and concrete will sometimes accept ceramics.


What can I do with old coffee? 
What can I do with old coffee?
Below are 16 creative uses for used coffee grounds.
  1. Fertilize Your Garden. ...
  2. Compost It for Later. ...
  3. Repel Insects and Pests. ...
  4. Remove Fleas from Your Pet. ...
  5. Neutralize Odors. ...
  6. Use It as a Natural Cleaning Scrub. ...
  7. Scour Your Pots and Pans. ...
  8. Exfoliate Your Skin.
Apr 12, 2018


Can you recycle crockery? 
Can you recycle crockery?
Crockery & Cutlery. Crockery and cutlery cannot be recycled so please donate items that are still in a good, usable condition to charities or charity shops.


Should you put glasses up or down in cabinet? 
Should you put glasses up or down in cabinet?
The other reasons for storing glasses rim-side up are to keep the lip of the glass off of the cabinet floors (more on that to come) and to allow glasses that may still be wet after washing an opportunity to air-dry. HOWEVER.Oct 15, 2014


How many glasses of water should I drink a day? 
How many glasses of water should I drink a day?
There are many different opinions on how much water you should be drinking every day. Health authorities commonly recommend eight 8-ounce glasses, which equals about 2 liters, or half a gallon. This is called the 8×8 rule and is very easy to remember.Jun 20, 2018


Where should glasses go in the kitchen? 
Where should glasses go in the kitchen?
Items that should be nearest the stove:
  • Cooking utensils: spatulas, wooden spoons (preferably in a crock on the counter)
  • Spices (either in a drawer, or on a riser in a cabinet/on the countertop)
  • Oils, vinegars, and commonly used condiments (on a tray next to the stove, and/or on a lazy Susan in the cabinet)
  • Spoon rest.
May 3, 2018


Is 3 coffees a day too much? 
Is 3 coffees a day too much?
Three cups of coffee a day 'may have health benefits' Moderate coffee drinking is safe, and three to four cups a day may have some health benefits, according to a large review of studies, in the BMJ. ... Too much coffee during pregnancy could be harmful, the review confirmed.Nov 23, 2017


Is coffee bad for the heart? 
Is coffee bad for the heart?
Whether high caffeine intake increases the risk of coronary heart disease is still under study. Many studies have been done to see if there's a direct link between caffeine, coffee drinking and coronary heart disease. ... However, moderate coffee drinking (1–2 cups per day) doesn't seem to be harmful.


Is black coffee harmful? 
Is black coffee harmful?
It's high in antioxidants and linked to a reduced risk of many diseases. However, it also contains caffeine, a stimulant that can cause problems in some people and disrupt sleep. This article takes a detailed look at coffee and its healtheffects, looking at both the positives and negatives.Aug 30, 2018


Is ten cups of tea a day too much? 
Is ten cups of tea a day too much?
“People who drink several cups of tea or coffee a day could be at lower risk of heart disease,” reports the BBC. ... With tea, drinking more than six cups a day was linked to the lowest risk. There have been a number of contradictory research findings about the benefits and harms of caffeine.Jun 21, 2010


Is it bad for a teenager to drink coffee everyday? 
Is it bad for a teenager to drink coffee everyday?
According to recent research, 15% of Australian teenagers are regularly drinking coffee and the average consumption of caffeinated tea among 14–17-year-olds is 5.5 cups a week. But caffeine intake isn't limited to tea and coffee, with consumption of energy drinks also rising.


Is Black Coffee Good For Health? 
Is Black Coffee Good For Health?
Coffee is one of the world's most popular beverages. Thanks to its high levels of antioxidants and beneficial nutrients, it also seems to be quite healthy. Studies show that coffee drinkers have a much lower risk of several serious diseases.Sep 20, 2018


What drink has the most caffeine? 
What drink has the most caffeine?
8 of the most caffeinated coffee drinks
  • Death Wish coffee. ...
  • Starbucks Venti Coffee. ...
  • Dunkin' Donuts Large Coffee with Turbo Shot. ...
  • Shock Coffee Triple Latte. ...
  • Biggby Red Eye (brewed coffee with espresso) ...
  • Peet's Brewed Coffee. ...
  • Panera Frozen Mocha. ...
  • Starbucks Grande Caffè Americano.
Feb 23, 2016


What helps caffeine withdrawals? 
What helps caffeine withdrawals?
Gradually reduce the caffeine content of your beverage; switch to half caf or decaf coffee or tea before quitting altogether. Replace caffeinated beverages with herbal teas to soothe symptoms and counteract dehydration, which can worsen headaches and withdrawal symptoms.May 2, 2019


Is coffee bad for your health? 
Is coffee bad for your health?
Studies have shown that coffee may have health benefits, including protecting against Parkinson's disease, type 2 diabetes and liver disease, including liver cancer. Coffee also appears to improve cognitive function and decrease the risk of depression. ... So, how quickly you metabolize coffee may affect your health risk.


Can you die from coffee withdrawal? 
Can you die from coffee withdrawal?
Caffeine withdrawal can occur in anyone who regularly consumes caffeine and then abruptly discontinues its use. Common symptoms include headache, fatigue, low energy, irritability, anxiety, poor concentration, depressed mood and tremors, which can last anywhere from two to nine days.Apr 24, 2018


Can monsters kill you? 
Can monsters kill you?
A wrongful-death lawsuit filed last week against the makers of Monster energy drinks claims that 14-year-old Anais Fournier drank two 24-ounce cans of Monster in the day before she unexpectedly died late in 2011. The coroner's report described "caffeine toxicity" as contributing to her death.Oct 29, 2012


Why Does coffee make you poop? 
Why Does coffee make you poop?
Contractions in the colon push contents towards the rectum, which is the final section of your digestive tract. Research has shown that caffeine makes the colon 60% more active than water and 23% more active than decaf coffee (6). However, studies have shown that decaf coffee can also stimulate the urge to poop.Mar 22, 2018


Is coffee bad for kidneys? 
Is coffee bad for kidneys?
Caffeine causes a short but sudden increase in blood pressure. Research has not shown that drinking 3-4 cups of coffee a day increases the risk of kidney disease or increases rate of decline of kidney function. However, moderating how much coffee you drink is a good idea.


Is coffee good for your liver? 
Is coffee good for your liver?
The findings suggest that coffee drinking versus no coffee consumption is associated with a 40 percent reduction in liver cancer risk. It is thought that liver cancer often develops from an existing problem with the liver. ... Liver health may receive a boost from coffee.Nov 17, 2017


Is coffee bad for high blood pressure? 
Is coffee bad for high blood pressure?
Caffeine can cause a short, but dramatic increase in your blood pressure, even if you don't have high blood pressure. It's unclear what causes this spike in blood pressure. Some researchers believe that caffeine could block a hormone that helps keep your arteries widened.


Is coffee bad for your brain? 
Is coffee bad for your brain?
According to a recent study, drinking a consistent, moderate amount of coffee each day significantly reduces the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment (MCI), a precursor to dementia and Alzheimer's disease. While some studies have found that caffeine can improve short-term memory, others have found no effect.Jul 30, 2018


Is coffee good for dementia? 
Is coffee good for dementia?
Caffeine as a protective factor in dementia and Alzheimer's disease. ... For tea drinking, protective effects against cognitive decline/dementia are still less evident. In the CAIDE study, coffee drinking of 3-5 cups per day at midlife was associated with a decreased risk of dementia/AD by about 65% at late-life.


Is 50 mg of caffeine a lot? 
Is 50 mg of caffeine a lot?
A normal dose of caffeine is about 50 mg to 200 mg. ... Higher doses can have much more potent effects. A dose of 500 mg or 600 mg of caffeine can affect you much like a low dose of an amphetamine. When you consume caffeinedaily, it is less effective as a stimulant.Aug 1, 2013


How many energy drinks a day is safe? 
How many energy drinks a day is safe?
Up to 400 milligrams (mg) of caffeine a day appears to be safe for most healthy adults. That's roughly the amount of caffeine in four cups of brewed coffee, 10 cans of cola or two "energy shot" drinks.Mar 8, 2017


Can you die from energy drinks? 
Can you die from energy drinks?
And it can kill you. The WHO study also reports that adults who consume energy drinks may be increasing their risk of hypertension and type 2 diabetes (caffeine reduces insulin sensitivity). You may now be wondering why we don't see all of these risks associated with coffee consumption.Nov 6, 2018


Can caffeine stunt growth? 
Can caffeine stunt growth?
No, coffee doesn't stunt your growth. But coffee does contain caffeine, which stimulates the central nervous system. ... That's because high doses of caffeine can cause anxiety and dizziness, and may interfere with normal sleep. If you decide to cut back or stop drinking coffee, do so gradually.


How many Red Bulls can you drink in a day? 
How many Red Bulls can you drink in a day?
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) concluded in its scientific opinion on the safety of caffeine (2015) that caffeine intake of up to 400 mg per day (five 250 ml cans or five cups of coffee) does not raise safety concerns for the general healthy adult population.


How many Red Bulls can kill you in one day? 
How many Red Bulls can kill you in one day?
It's technically possible, but to reach the 10g level of caffeine would require a lot of energy drinks. One 8.4oz Red Bull contains 80mg of caffeine, so it would take 125 cans of Red Bull to overdose on the caffeine alone.Nov 23, 2016


Is Red Bull bad for your kidneys? 
Is Red Bull bad for your kidneys?
Background: Red bull has been known as a healthy drink within many populations. The chemical composition of energy drinks can produce multiple adverse effects, including serious behavioral effects. Objective: To study the effect of energy drinks (Red Bull) on brain, liver, kidney, and heart in rabbits.Mar 19, 2018


Is Red Bull bad for your liver? 
Is Red Bull bad for your liver?
Other ingredients found in energy drinks “are known to cause toxicity with overdose,” but only over-consumption of niacin is known to cause liver damage. The BMJ report doesn't mention specific brands, but Gizmodo notes household names such as Monster, Red Bull, and Rockstar all contain niacin.Nov 3, 2016


Is drinking Red Bull dangerous? 
Is drinking Red Bull dangerous?
One 250 ml can of Red Bull Energy Drink contains 80 mg of caffeine, about the same amount of caffeine as in a cup of coffee. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) concluded in 2009 that the ingredients of energy drinks are of no concern. In 2015, the EFSA confirmed the safety of energy drinks and their ingredients.


Can kids drink Red Bull? 
Can kids drink Red Bull?
Energy drinks can be harmful to kids and adolescents, and should not be sold or marketed to children under 18, according to a new study by a consumer advocacy group. ... Like tobacco, says Harris, energy drinks such as Red Bulland Monster should be kept behind the counter with sales limited to adults.Mar 24, 2015


Do energy drinks increase stroke risk? 
Do energy drinks increase stroke risk?
Just one caffeinated energy drink could increase the risk of heart attack and stroke in 90 minutes, a new study has found. Just one caffeinated energy drink could increase the risk of heart attack and stroke in 90 minutes, a new study has found.Nov 7, 2018


Are Monsters bad for your heart? 
Are Monsters bad for your heart?
Potentially harmful effects of energy drinks - it's not the caffeine. (Reuters Health) - Drinking 32 ounces of energy drink is associated with potentially harmful changes in blood pressure and heart function that are beyond those seen with caffeine alone, according to a new study.Apr 26, 2017


Are kickstarts energy drinks? 
Are kickstarts energy drinks?
Although Kickstart may look like an energy drink, it has far less caffeine,at 92 milligrams for a 16-ounce can. A comparable amount of regular Mountain Dew would have 72 milligrams of caffeine while a can of PepsiCo's Amp energy drink has 142 milligrams, according to the Center for Science in the Public Interest.Feb 11, 2013


What can I do with old coffee? 
What can I do with old coffee?
Below are 16 creative uses for used coffee grounds.
  1. Fertilize Your Garden. ...
  2. Compost It for Later. ...
  3. Repel Insects and Pests. ...
  4. Remove Fleas from Your Pet. ...
  5. Neutralize Odors. ...
  6. Use It as a Natural Cleaning Scrub. ...
  7. Scour Your Pots and Pans. ...
  8. Exfoliate Your Skin.
Apr 12, 2018


Can you recycle ceramic? 
Can you recycle ceramic?
Ceramic Isn't Recyclable. Ceramic can't be melted down at most waste facilities. Recycling facilities that accept brick and concrete will sometimes accept ceramics.


How many coffee cups is too much? 
How many coffee cups is too much?
As a general rule, you can assume that an average 8 ounce cup of coffee contains around 100 mg of caffeine. Several sources suggest that 400 mg of caffeine, or 4 cups of coffee, are safe for most healthy adults (3, 5). However, many people (including myself) drink much more than that without any issues.Jan 4, 2015


How do you remove tea stains from bone china? 
How do you remove tea stains from bone china?
To remove coffee or tea stains from a cup, wet the cup with vinegar. Then dampen a rag with water, dip it in baking soda or salt and swab out the stain. Another treatment to remove tea or coffee stains on china is to apply 20% hydrogen peroxide, wash and rinse. (Regular household hydrogen peroxide is 3% strength.Nov 21, 2017