Why is Your Furnace Tripping Your Circuit Breaker? 01/19/2018Having an appliance tripping your circuit breaker is never a good thing, but having your furnace cause problems through the coldest Ontario days is pretty high on Stan's Heating, Inc ’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, you may need a furnace repair. Stan's Heating, Inc can help you determine what the exact problem is, but here are a few reasons we commonly 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 an expert. 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 that isn’t the reason for your furnace trouble, Stan's Heating, 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 promptly when you turn it on. If you believe you have a short circuit in your furnace, call Stan's Heating, Inc 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 force your furnace to overheat and trip your circuit. Your Stan's Heating, Inc technician can find and tighten any loose connections and ensure your furnace is functioning safely. When your circuit breaker is tripping, give Stan's Heating, Inc a call at 541-889-3987 immediately. It’s important to keep your Ontario home and family safe and warm. You can also book a furnace repair appointment with our experts using our online scheduler.