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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 complications during the coldest Greensburg days is pretty high on Wallpe Heating & Cooling’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, there is a chance you need a furnace repair. Wallpe Heating & Cooling can help you determine what the exact problem is, but here are some reasons we commonly see: overworked furnaces, short circuits and wiring problems. Regardless what is going on with your furnace, if your circuit breaker is tripping, you need to call in an expert.

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 resolved during a preventive maintenance visit. If those are not responsible for your furnace trouble, Wallpe Heating & Cooling 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 Wallpe Heating & Cooling right away for a furnace repair. Short circuits can be very dangerous, initiating 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 Wallpe Heating & Cooling expert can find and tighten any loose connections and ensure your furnace is functioning safely.

If you noticed that the circuit breaker is tripping, give Wallpe Heating & Cooling a call at 812-638-4232 immediately. We want to keep your Greensburg home and family safe and warm.

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