Westland Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘electric furnace’

Why Does My Electric Furnace Keep Tripping the Circuit Breaker?

Monday, September 18th, 2023

An electric furnace is an important component of your home’s heating system. This becomes even more true during the cold winter months when temperatures plummet for long durations of time. If you find that your electric furnace in Westlake, OH, keeps tripping the circuit breaker it can be a frustrating issue as you try to diagnose the cause for the problem. Understanding the reasons behind this recurring issue is important to make sure your home remains warm and safe throughout the system’s operational lifespan.

Let’s take a look at some common causes for an electric furnace repeatedly tripping the circuit breaker and how you can address them.

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How Does an Electric Furnace Work?

Monday, February 21st, 2022

When we talk about furnaces, we’re either talking about gas furnaces or electric furnaces. We don’t really service oil furnaces anymore because they’re just not as effective or efficient as current models, and oil prices fluctuate too much for us to give you a good deal.

Gas furnaces are often the first choice for homeowners. Natural gas is plentiful, clean-burning, and it does a good job at keeping a home warm throughout our cold winters. But this often leads to electric furnaces in Avon Lake, OH getting a bad rap, which they don’t deserve! Electric furnaces are perfect choices for many homeowners in our area.

Today, we’re going to talk about why an electric furnace might be a good choice. From its lower initial purchase price to its incredibly efficient design, electric furnaces work wonders for homes that need to fight cold temperatures but are a little more off the grid than homes with access to natural gas.

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