Couple updates man's boyhood house without erasing its charms
Tim and Doreen Herbert have been updating the Dillon Drive home that Tim grew up in. “We're just trying to blend our likes with what was original in the house,” Doreen said. That included keeping the dining room gates.
Posted: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 12:00 am
The wrought iron bird cage/lamp in the entryway had to stay, though the fake birds in the cage did not.
The metal gates dramatically marking the entrance to the dining room also would remain, though the murals depicting sea gulls flying above a blue sea could be removed (it would take a professional, as it turned out).
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