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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 through the coldest Mechanicsville days is pretty high on M & S Heating & Air LLC’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, it could mean you need a furnace repair. M & S Heating & Air LLC can help you determine what the exact problem is, but here are a few reasons we typically see: overworked furnaces, short circuits and wiring problems. Regardless what is taking place with your furnace, if your circuit breaker is tripping, you need to call in an expert.

Overworked Furnaces
There are several reasons why furnaces can be overworked, but they’re generally preventable. Dirty air filters and blocked or closed vents are often the culprit—and those problems can be easily identified and resolved during a preventive maintenance visit. If that’s not the cause of your furnace trouble, M & S Heating & Air LLC can help you out by doing 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 think you have a short circuit in your furnace, call M & S Heating & Air LLC right away for a furnace repair. Short circuits can be very hazardous, 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. Regardless of how they got that way, loose wires can trigger your furnace to overheat and trip your circuit. Your M & S Heating & Air LLC technician can find and tighten any loose connections and ensure your furnace is functioning safely.

When your circuit breaker is tripping, give M & S Heating & Air LLC a call at 301-363-4699 immediately. We want to keep your Mechanicsville home and family safe and warm.

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