Your older home has many wonderful qualities. As construction measures have improved over the years, it has likely undergone many updates to ensure that it stands the test of time. Protect the craftsmanship that went into building your home by making sure your electrical system is up to date as well.

If your home still has two-pronged plugs, it’s time to switch them to three-pronged grounded outlets. Grounding the voltage protects you and your family from shocks and damaged equipment. Changing outlets is a great way to protect your home in case of a power surge.

Professional electricians can add the necessary wiring to make this switch. They can also inspect your other outlets to make sure they are well-grounded. Follow this and other electrical safety tips to safeguard your home.