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Why is Your Furnace Tripping Your Circuit Breaker?

It’s never a good thing to have an appliance trip your circuit breaker, but having your furnace cause difficulties through the coldest Brighton days is pretty high on D & D Heating & AC’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, it could mean you need a furnace repair. D & D Heating & AC can help you identify what the exact problem is, but here are a few reasons we usually 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 remedied during a preventive maintenance visit. If that isn’t the reason for your furnace trouble, D & D Heating & AC 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 D & D Heating & AC right away for a furnace repair. Short circuits can be very risky, 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. It doesn’t matter how they got that way, loose wires can cause your furnace to overheat and trip your circuit. Your D & D Heating & AC technician can find and tighten any loose connections and ensure your furnace is functioning safely.

When your circuit breaker is tripping, give D & D Heating & AC a call at 720-316-1401 immediately. We’re happy to help keep your Brighton home and family safe and warm.

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