Living out on a small farm in the midst of nowhere as I do, there are a lot of things you have to learn how to service on your own for lack of being able to bring in a professional to take care of repairs. I was raised on this farm as well as l easily learned how to take care of every square inch of it from my father as well as mother. They were smart as well as industrious people who could transform a television into a wristwatch if they wished to. They taught me electrical work, plumbing, general carpentry, mechanical repair, as well as HVAC devices. Now that this farm is in the midst of its second as well as third generation, I am in the place of my parents with children of my own who are studying how everything functions. Just the other day I had to show my child how to upgrade a broken ignition switch on the furnace. Somehow the switch had become fused as well as would not light the gas coming out of the burners any longer. I had never seen an ignition switch do that before as well as we had to drive into town to find the proper replacement part. The store in town is run by an HVAC supplier as well as she had never seen anything quite like that fused ignition switch either! Usually, they will crack or warp, but this a particular one was bent back onto itself as well as fused. Perhaps little HVAC aliens made their way into our furnace in the midst of the night as well as did it. In any event, teaching my child how to take care of these things is a wonderful joy to me.