virtually rebuilt it.
The basic systems -- plumbing, electrical, and the like -- has been reworked or redone, the foundation realigned, the roof replaced, and so on. It is pretty much a new home -- despite the fact that the original layout and “look” have changed hardly at all.
That miracle prompted me to notice that this is not the first time in the recent period that this kind of transformation has taken place in the E-500s. Indeed, it has happened twice before over the last several years.