Yesterday, when “Elden” left, the stairs were draped with a tarp. So, we left it there and avoided all step contact. During the day, the tarp blew paritally off… guess what? The steps were complete! Oops.
He didn’t come back tonight (it’s his tarp).
Now all we need is the painter and paver to come back and finish the small parts of their jobs that didn’t go right the first time.