<sarcasm> Oh, well in that case you should have no problem running your toaster and your black & white tv. What's the worry? Geesh. </sarcasm> Really, the amount of juice consumed by the average household has to have doubled since the 60s. Multiple TVs, DVD players, stereos, computers He may have to do it. Housing laws vary from place to place, but I know where I live it's illegal to not have 3-pronged outlets and breaker outlets by the sinks. On 2/19/06, Zoe Keating <email@example.com> wrote: > boy I'm confused! > > The landlord has no idea, just says the electricity was "upgraded" in > the 1960's and that he's not paying to have it done again...