Is your home on the aged side? Homes built many years ago were not guided by the same electrical standards used today. Did you buy a DIY wonder home with weird wiring issues and cheap switches? Modern safety rules might have been bypassed when electrical receptacles and switches were installed.
If you doubt the safety of your wall switches and receptacles (also called outlets), hire a licensed electrician to inspect and replace questionable ones. Here are three important reasons to have all of your switches and outlets replaced.