The kids helped with the demo in the closet.
It is adjacent to the bathroom, so plumbing wasn't too much of a problem. We wired in the electrical, and by about 10:00 that evening, we had a new laundry room.
I'm so thankful for big, strong boys to help carry the appliances upstairs. A couple years ago it would have been me grunting and groaning, trying to get them moved.
They're good sports about it.
We have added a 6 foot countertop for folding, and were able to keep Hudson's dresser and hanging clothes inside as well. I still have some organizing to do, and may add some more shelving or a cupboard, but for now it's functioning well with no leaks. It's a lot easier to get everyone's clothes put away, too.
"A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish son is the grief of his mother." Proverbs 10:1