First, we moved Hadley's furniture into the guest bedroom:
Then, Tal ripped out the carpet and padding and carried it down to our garage. While Tal removed the carpet staples, I painted the baseboards in Hadley's bedroom and used our shop vac to pick up the dust and debris. Finally, Tal put down black felt paper for a moisture barrier:
While Tal and I were working, Savannah and Hadley pretended to have a sleepover on the floor in our guest bedroom:
Below is a picture of our upstairs loft area. Our house is a construction zone...with dust, tools, and furniture everywhere:
I frequently vacuum, but there is often a layer of sawdust on our floors and stairs:
In a few weeks, our hardwoods will be done...and our house will be back to normal!