Well, the deck is finally completed. With the help of Tom, my deck is now usable. We chopped 4 feet off the edge, added two roofs over the hot tub and over the laundry room door, leveled the deck, put brick around the outside edge, retstructured the roof and put new roofing on it. Then we railed the whole thing, added to tables (one buffet and one children's table) around the outside. We only now need to make the concrete steps and poor concrete between the deck and the house. Here are a couple of before and after pics, there are more to come once the concrete is completed.