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Why is Your Furnace Tripping Your Circuit Breaker?

It’s not a good thing when one your appliances is tripping your circuit breaker, but having your furnace cause difficulties throughout the coldest Marshfield days is pretty high on House of Heating Incorporated’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, there is a chance you need a furnace repair. House of Heating Incorporated can help you determine what the exact problem is, but here are some reasons we commonly see: overworked furnaces, short circuits and wiring problems. No matter what is happening with your furnace, if your circuit breaker is tripping, you need to call in a professional.

Overworked Furnaces
There are a variety of explanations as to why your furnace becomes overworked, but they’re usually preventable. Dirty air filters and blocked or closed vents are often to blame—and those problems can be easily identified and remedied during a preventive maintenance visit. If that isn’t the reason for your furnace trouble, House of Heating Incorporated can help you out by executing a furnace repair.

Short Circuits
If you have a short circuit in your furnace, it will trip the breaker instantly when you turn it on. If you suspect you have a short circuit in your furnace, call House of Heating Incorporated right away for a furnace repair. Short circuits can be very dangerous, resulting in fires or other serious damages.

Wiring Problems
Faulty installation or loose connections can cause your furnace to short circuit and trip your circuit breaker. No matter how they got that way, loose wires can trigger your furnace to overheat and trip your circuit. Your House of Heating Incorporated technician can find and tighten any loose connections and ensure your furnace is functioning safely.

If your circuit breaker is tripping, give House of Heating Incorporated a call at 715-384-3163 immediately. We want to keep your Marshfield home and family safe and warm.

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