He tried to minimize the "funk" by keeping the door closed and that didn't help. He opened the windows. No, not much better. We opened the doors. Nope, it still stinks in here. We all left the house for 5+ hours. Still smells like a toxic lab in here. I hope the smell is better at the other end of the house or I might have to sleep on the back porch with the mosquitoes!
We still have to remove the ceiling fan before we can disassemble the ceiling grid. Unfortunately, we didn't have enough time to tackle that project before we left the house. That should be relatively easy and something that we can tackle after work one night this week.
We are making tiny baby steps towards our goal!