Happy Labor Day from B. Chaney!

Everyone at B. Chaney Improvements hopes you and your family have a fun and safe Labor Day weekend!

Happy Labor Day from B. Chaney Improvements in Charleston, SCThis is the unofficial end of summer. We hope it was a great summer and hope the fall is even better. We know this time of year can be hectic, but if you are thinking of a construction project in the next year, contact us. This is the time of year to dream and plan and talk about your plan.

Another thing we love at this time of year is a good set of trivia questions. Well, that may not be completely true, but we do have some great facts about the Labor Day holiday. And while most know that Labor Day in the United States is celebrated on the first Monday in September, many might not know it honors the American labor movement, which brought strength, prosperity and well-being to our country. There are currently about 157 million people above the age of 16 in the country’s workforce.

This year’s holiday is Monday, September 3rd.

10 Fun Trivia Facts About Labor Day

1) The first ever US Labor Day was celebrated on 5th of September. 1882 on Tuesday in New York City which was planned by the Central Labor Union.
2) The American Labor Day concept was idealized by Canada in order to honor the Labor Movement. They also held a “9-hour Movement” to support the striking workers.
Front porch renovated by B. Chaney Improvements, who does renovation, remodeling and home repairs in the greater Charleston, SC area, including Mt. Pleasant, Sullivan's Island and Isle of Palms South Carolina.3) The first state to celebrate Labor Day was Oregon. The legal holiday was celebrated in 1887.
4) Labor Day was made a National Holiday by Grover Cleveland when he signed an Act in 1894 establishing a federal holiday.
5) A congress passed an Act on June 28th, 1894, to make Labor Day a legal holiday to be celebrated on the first Monday of September.
6) Labor Day weekend is considered to be the busiest travel weekend of the year.
7) According to a research, thousands of mom would actually go into labor on Labor Day resulting in almost 10,829 babies being born on Labor Day.
8) Labor Day is also considered to be the end of Hotdog season. According to a National Hotdog and Sausage Council, Americans typically consume almost 7 billion hot dogs.
9) Before Labor Day act was passed, an average workday was 12 hours long, seven days a week even for children of age 5.
10) Peter McGuire is thought to be the father of Labor Day.

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Kitchen of Isle of Palms renovated home with major addition completed by B. Chaney Improvements of Charleston, SC.If you are thinking of doing a whole house rehab; adding a major addition; or building a custom home in the greater Charleston area in the next year, contact us today through this website or call our B. Chaney Improvements in Charleston at 843-388-4334.

We are a licensed builder with decades of experience building custom homes; remodeling and renovating homes; and doing home repair throughout the Charleston, SC area, including Mt. Pleasant, Daniel Island, North Charleston, etc… If you would like to schedule a time to meet with Brad, contact him here.

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