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Is a Short-Cycling Furnace Dangerous?

Monday, November 14th, 2022

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Once a homeowner learns about what short cycling is, they wonder, “is furnace short cycling dangerous?” The short answer is “no,” but that doesn’t mean it’s something to scoff at.

There are a lot of different problems that can afflict furnaces, some of which are more dangerous than others. One furnace issue, though, should always prompt an immediate call for repair. That problem is short cycling. Short cycling doesn’t necessarily pose a threat to your health, but it can absolutely destroy the furnace if it isn’t properly addressed in time. Read on to find out more about short cycling, what causes it, and why you should have it dealt with as soon as possible.

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