These pictures were Twittered on Friday as I took breaks in my floor washing. The breaks were brief respites. You should celebrate success periodically. Celebrating small successes helps to renew the energy to tackle the next phase of work, whether it is floor washing or whatever.
Preparation: it helps to remove the major items that can be moved to clear the floor
Execution: now down to the hard part
Alternatives: I'd rather do windows than floors, easier to stretch my legs
Completion: Can't forget to do the entry hallway, it is really all the same flooring
Next up, the secret to really making the floor look so clean there is no question on what was done.