New house, old problem?

by Selina
(Aurora Colorado )

I wanted to replace the chandelier with a ceiling fan to run led lighting and help move air from the swamp cooler vent located 6 feet away.


I pulled the old fixture down, and found a gobsmacking mess of wires, tape and what appears to be heat damages wires.


If I can sort put the wiring mess, I can clean up the rough stuff, but I don't know what I'm looking at.

Please help, or tell me to call in a pro.

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Sep 02, 2017
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by: Gary

Selina,

The twisted together wires need a wire nut put on them and use some electrical tape over the wire nut to keep it secure. Looks like you will have 2 wire nuts. The Black & White wires hanging down are the power source you will connect your ceiling fan too.

Hope this helps. Good Luck and Thanks for Visiting.

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