Why is Your Furnace Tripping Your Circuit Breaker?

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It’s never a good thing to have an appliance trip your circuit breaker, but having your furnace cause problems throughout the coldest Front Royal days is pretty high on Daves Diversified Services’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, there is a chance you need a furnace repair. Daves Diversified Services 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 an expert.

Overworked Furnaces
Furnaces become overworked for a number of reasons, but they’re generally preventable. Dirty air filters and blocked or closed vents are often responsible—and those problems can be easily identified and fixed during a preventive maintenance visit. If those are not responsible for your furnace trouble, Daves Diversified Services can help you out by performing a furnace repair.

Short Circuits
If you have a short circuit in your furnace, it will trip the breaker promptly when you turn it on. If you think you have a short circuit in your furnace, call Daves Diversified Services right away for a furnace repair. Short circuits can be very dangerous, causing 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 force your furnace to overheat and trip your circuit. Your Daves Diversified Services technician can find and tighten any loose connections and keep your furnace operating safely.

When your circuit breaker is tripping, give Daves Diversified Services a call at 540-369-3971 immediately. We’re happy to help keep your Front Royal home and family safe and warm. You can also arrange a furnace repair appointment with our experts using our online scheduler.

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