My wife and I just moved into an older home. The breaker was upgraded from fusebox to 100amp service in 1985. About 80% of the outlets in the home have been converted to three-prong and are grounded (according to the tester I have). There are a few 2-prong outlets still, and it seems that inside some of the switchplates there are wires that have the cloth/cord wrapped wires.
GFCI's have been installed where they need to be. Generally, though I'm a worrier, and have had some bad experiences with electrical work. Is there any reason I should have an electrician come in to look at anything? We had 2 general inspectors go through, but they didn't say anything was in need of dire emergency, but they didn't pull off switchplates, etc.
What does anyone here think? Should I be upgrading the panel again? In addition the walls are plaster and lath so I'm not sure what would have to be done about the cloth covered wiring. It would make me feel safer to "clean" things up a bit, but am I about to spend unnecessary money for the electrician?
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