I have an old house so when I tried to replace a ceiling fan the wires coming from the ceiling the casings fell apart. I now have bare wires is this dangerous and what can I do? Can I wraps electricians tape around them? There is no more wire to pull down.

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    Sounds like old knob and tube wiring .If you send pic may help.Wires may be to far gone and need to be replaced, – user101687 Jun 1 at 6:43
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    Can you post photos of the inside of the box please? – ThreePhaseEel Jun 1 at 13:41
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