From the moment the door opened, everything about the Byingtons and their home was warm and inviting.
The previous owner of the house at 3118 Hull Road lived out in Washington and rented the property for over 15 years, after which it sat empty for a couple more. During its rental phase, one of the previous tenants was a taxidermist and another rebuilt engines in the living room.
The house needed work.
Read about the Byingtons' restoration of their 1970s ranch home in today's Register, and find more home improvement stories in our online Dwellings section.