The NEC is always updating in order to make electrical systems safer for everyone that uses them. If your property was wired up more then 10 years ago then your home could be missing out on some groundbreaking safety improvements.
Outdated Breaker Panels can be a very serious safety hazard, not only for you but for the electricians that have to service your system in the future.
Do your lights flicker on and off from time to time? Have you noticed your appliances burning out sooner then they should? You could be a victim of a silent but deadly appliance killer...The POWER SURGE!
If your home was built before 1972 then You might have aluminum Wiring in your home. 55 percent of homes who have aluminum wiring have receptacles that meet real fire hazard conditions.
Many homes built before the 1950s are not grounded with a ground rod. Ground rods allow your system to safely divert your electrical load into the ground in the case of a short circuit preventing your wires from heating up and melting.