In your fervor for a clean carpet, don't be so vigorous as to soak those tack strips. The next time you do it, you'll have a rust ring around the edge of your carpet to boot.
Fun Fun Fun!
Shoulda ordered the marble.
No wait. The marble came in two different dye lots on my current project. scratch that idea.
Stick with the plywood subfloors. They take paint well, you can clean the house with a shop vac, and who cares if you spill something? rip em up and replace em. hee hee. a new designer trend on the way!
Really, best of luck to you with your problem. It was a long weekend.