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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 difficulties during the coldest Tuscaloosa days is pretty high on KDM Service Corporation’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, there is a chance you need a furnace repair. KDM Service Corporation can help you identify what the exact problem is, but here are a few reasons we commonly 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
Furnaces become overworked for a number of reasons, but they’re typically 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 those are not responsible for your furnace trouble, KDM Service Corporation 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 promptly when you turn it on. If you suspect you have a short circuit in your furnace, call KDM Service Corporation 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 KDM Service Corporation professional can find and tighten any loose connections and make sure your furnace is operating safely.

If your circuit breaker is tripping, give KDM Service Corporation a call at 205-208-8090 immediately. We’re happy to help keep your Tuscaloosa home and family safe and warm.

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