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Are Your 2 Prong Outlets up to Code?

Do you have two prong outlets in your home? Chances are, your home dates back to the 1960’s or earlier. While there is so much to embrace about the charm of an old home, two prong outlets are not one of them. In fact, two prong outlets are not up to code and pose real danger to you and your loved ones.

Two prong outlets aren’t grounded, which puts you at risk of electrocution and power surges that have the ability to destroy your precious electronics and appliances. Refer to this helpful info graphic for more information on two prong outlets and how to switch to a safer outlet type. 

This blog is made available by Mr. Electric for educational purposes only to give the reader general information and a general understanding on the specific subject above. The blog should not be used as a substitute for a licensed electrical professional in your state or region. Check with city and state laws before performing any household project.