The first project Vic took on was restoring the original windows, which meant removing and reinstalling 217 individual panes of glass. Since many of them were broken, he consolidated the originals on the front of the house and used new panes in back. He then handcrafted replacements for the missing and damaged roof brackets and restored the old fireplace mantels.
Cindy says the "Terra Earth" color she chose for the exterior was controversial at first. "People though, 'Oh my God! It's pink!' But I think it has grown on them."