Installing Electric Furnace in a Manufactured Home

Manufactured Home
Installing Electric Furnace

The electric furnace in your manufactured home functions exactly in the same way as that of a standard electric furnace. Most of the furnaces used in manufactured homes are usually less powerful and smaller and they only need a smaller amount of space for heating.

If you are planning to install an electric furnace in your manufactured home, it is wiser to do a little bit of research, as it will help you to identify the best type of furnaces that are suitable for your manufactured home model. However, you should note the fact that some furnaces tend to use more energy than other types of furnaces.

If you have already purchased an electric furnace for your home, then here are a few simple installation steps that you should follow.

Examine the Old Furnace

The first and most important thing you should do is to thoroughly examine the old furnace in your manufactured home. So, turn off the power at the furnace followed by the power at the central power source. Now, examine the cords connected to the furnace and then the hoses, and if you identify any damages, then replace them immediately.

Remove the Old Furnace

Slowly unplug the connections to your older furnace and make sure that power is off before doing so. In addition to that, you will also have to ensure that the furnace is not too hot. Now, inspect the connection points and electrical adapters and if there are any damages, then you will have to replace these parts too.

Set the New Furnace

Read the instructions label and carefully install the furnace to the area that was earlier occupied by your old furnace. You should make sure that the new furnace fixes properly into the allocated space without being too light or loose. After that, connect the new furnace as mentioned on the manufacturer’s label and tighten the electrical connections.

Test the Furnace

Turn on the power back online and switch on the furnace. Leave it undisturbed for an hour or two and then come back to check the furnace. Ensure that all electrical connections are working accurately and then test the furnace to check whether it is working properly or not. If it is not working properly, check the electrical connections once again.