Todd Hablitzel, the fourth generation to own and operate Oak Harbor Hardware on West Water Street, decided it was time for a facelift.
His family's iconic, old-time store — passed down from generation to generation — recently underwent a hefty overhaul.
He didn't want to discuss how much the family spent on the renovations.
“It was less then $1.2 million," he said, laughing. "Way less."
Get the family history and more detail on the renovations in today's Register. Click here for the ePaper, for home delivery or buy a Register daily at a newsstand near you.