Advanced Mechanical Services Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Electric Furnace’

The Sequencer and How It Works in Your Electric Furnace

Monday, March 5th, 2018

electrical-furnace-repairHas this ever happened with your home’s electric furnace? You switch it on one day—maybe the first cold day of the fall season, or maybe deep into the winter—and instead of starting to heat up, it immediately stops working entirely because it flips a circuit breaker.

You’re not alone. An electric furnace requires a large amount of electricity to run, and all this demand on the circuit can cause an overload, which the breaker trips in order to protect the electrical system.

But if the electric furnace needs that much power to operate, why doesn’t it always trip the breaker in the electrical panel when it turns on? There’s a reason, and it’s in a component that is one of the most vital for operating an electric furnace reliably: the sequencer.

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Repairs an Electric Furnace May Need

Monday, November 27th, 2017

cold-sweater-manIf you have an electric furnace keeping your family toasty warm during this winter, there’s no guarantee that it will work all of the time. If you scheduled maintenance for it—something necessary every year to prevent drops in efficiency and furnace malfunctions—you should have few problems and sail through until spring in comfort.

But there’s always the chance something may go wrong and you’ll need furnace repair in Paramus, NJ. Whenever you notice something amiss with your electric heater, such as a drop in household temperature, low airflow, or strange sounds coming from it, reach out to our technicians for repairs. We can come to your assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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