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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 Denton days is pretty high on Oak Point Heating and Air LLC’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, you may need a furnace repair. Oak Point Heating and Air LLC can help you find out what the exact problem is, but here are a few reasons we typically see: overworked furnaces, short circuits and wiring problems. Regardless what is happening with your furnace, if your circuit breaker is tripping, you need to call in a professional.

Overworked Furnaces
There are several reasons why furnaces can be overworked, but they’re usually preventable. Dirty air filters and blocked or closed vents are often the culprit—and those problems can be easily identified and remedied during a preventive maintenance visit. If those are not responsible for your furnace trouble, Oak Point Heating and Air LLC 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 believe you have a short circuit in your furnace, call Oak Point Heating and Air LLC right away for a furnace repair. Short circuits can be very hazardous, 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. Regardless of how they got that way, loose wires can cause your furnace to overheat and trip your circuit. Your Oak Point Heating and Air LLC expert can find and tighten any loose connections and keep your furnace operating safely.

When your circuit breaker is tripping, give Oak Point Heating and Air LLC a call at 940-202-1202 immediately. We want to keep your Denton home and family safe and warm.

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