Why is Your Furnace Tripping Your Circuit Breaker?

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Having an appliance tripping your circuit breaker is never a good thing, but having your furnace cause complications during the coldest Denver days is pretty high on Northglenn Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc.’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, there is a chance you need a furnace repair. Northglenn Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. 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 a qualified technician.

Overworked Furnaces
There are several reasons why furnaces can be overworked, but they’re typically 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 those are not responsible for your furnace trouble, Northglenn Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. 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 immediately when you turn it on. If you believe you have a short circuit in your furnace, call Northglenn Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. right away for a furnace repair. Short circuits can be very risky, 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. It doesn’t matter how they got that way, loose wires can force your furnace to overheat and trip your circuit. Your Northglenn Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. expert can find and tighten any loose connections and keep your furnace operating safely.

When your circuit breaker is tripping, give Northglenn Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. a call at 303-452-4146 immediately. We want to keep your Denver home and family safe and warm.

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