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Turn Off Gas and Electricity to Furnace
Seasonal Furnace Maintenance

The furnace shutoff switch can usually be found on the side of the furnace.

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As with all home repairs, the first step is to turn off the power and in this case, the fuel. There should be a switch on the side of the furnace, if not, check the electrical service panel and shut off the appropriate breaker.

The gas line will be connected to the furnace in a black pipe and will have a shut off valve nearby. To shut off the gas, turn the valve so it is perpendicular to the gas line.

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