Sweeping up all the sand/dirt that worked its way through the carpet these last 15 years (Why did I even vacuum?)
Removing all the nails
Moving furniture and way too much stuff out of two rooms.
We are in the process of having our living room and dining room floors refinished. So far, they have been sanded and two coats applied to the floors.
After two coats
I'm loving it even if it does smell. By Thursday evening, we'll be moving back the furniture. Oh, joy!