It’s not a good thing when one your appliances is tripping your circuit breaker, but having your furnace cause complications during the coldest Erie days is pretty high on Patterson & Stirling Inc’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, you may need a furnace repair. Patterson & Stirling Inc can help you identify what the exact problem is, but here are examples of reasons we typically see: overworked furnaces, short circuits and wiring problems. It doesn’t matter what is going on with your furnace, if your circuit breaker is tripping, you need to call in a qualified technician.
There are a variety of explanations as to why your furnace becomes overworked, but they’re typically preventable. Dirty air filters and blocked or closed vents are often responsible—and those problems can be easily identified and fixed during a preventive maintenance visit. If that’s not the cause of your furnace trouble, Patterson & Stirling Inc can help you out by performing a furnace repair.
If you have a short circuit in your furnace, it will trip the breaker immediately when you turn it on. If you suspect you have a short circuit in your furnace, call Patterson & Stirling Inc right away for a furnace repair. Short circuits can be very risky, resulting in fires or other serious damages.
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 cause your furnace to overheat and trip your circuit. Your Patterson & Stirling Inc expert can find and tighten any loose connections and make sure your furnace is operating safely.
If your circuit breaker is tripping, give Patterson & Stirling Inc a call at 814-308-0416 immediately. We’re happy to help keep your Erie home and family safe and warm.