We take them for granted. We’re always losing them. We sometimes get the + and – mixed up. We are, of course, talking about batteries!

Household batteries are present in probably every single home in the UK in one form or another. We’ve all got that drawer at home with just about everything in it – euros, Allen keys, pens, thimbles, and obviously batteries. Yes, we’re all guilty.

Our lives have become, whether we like it or not, dependent on technology and electricals. Batteries are therefore our unsung heroes, keeping our appliances alive when we need them most.

There are, of course, many types of batteries out there other than our beloved AAs. Do you know just how many versatile products rely on these electrochemical cells?

We’ve created an infographic with a buzz to give you the low down on some of the most common.