my old 1953 house has 2-prong receptacles...my circuit/voltage tester is telling me that the receptacle is grounded (i touched the tester to the hot slot and the other wire to the screw that holds the receptacle cover and it lit up)...the box that the receptacle is in is metal and the wires going into and out of it are contained in a brown cloth-like cable...
1. replace the receptacle with a self-grounded 3-prong receptacle?
2. attach a clip or screw to the metal box, connect a green grounding wire to it then connect this green wire to the 3-prong receptacle's ground screw?
3. install a gfci receptacle (i don't really want to do that but will if i absolutely have to)?
i think i can do all 3 options but i'd rather hear that from an expert (or two)...
thank you so much for any insight you can provide...
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