Back-to-school season is here and parents are hoping for a great start before the next holiday weekend.

Busses are on the road. School supply aisles are in shambles. Teachers’ alarms are going off every morning across the Lowcountry. Summer is over. At least that’s the perspective of school students and their parents, as many children are now back in the classroom. Those parents are hoping for a great start to the new school year AND looking forward to a great Labor Day weekend. The best thing to do is make a plan for both.

Most experts say to focus on preparing the children for the transition that comes with the new school year. Touring the school, meeting the teachers and connecting your child to a friend can all help with making this time easier on your student. Here is a good article of back-to-school tips. It also offers safety tips.

Back to school in the Charleston, SC area.

Now you can plan for the upcoming three-day weekend on September 2 – 4. Activities like camping, fishing, golfing, biking are obvious ones for the region leading up to grilling in the backyard or the local park. However, if those don’t do it for you, click on this article for other ideas for local fun.

Below are some interesting facts about the holiday and how to contact B. Chaney Improvements to discuss your building project idea.

Five 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.

3) Labor Day was made a National Holiday by Grover Cleveland when he signed an Act in 1894 establishing a federal holiday.

4) 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.

5) 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.

Celebrating Labor Day in the Charleston, SC area.

Contact B. Chaney to Discuss Your Building Project

Late summer is a good time to meet if you’re planning a home improvement project this year or want a building project completed in the 12 months. Brad Chaney, owner of B. Chaney Improvements, is ready to discuss your project. He has more than two decades of building expertise. He and his crew of building professionals build custom homes, complete major renovations and build major additions onto existing homes.

Contact B. Chaney Improvements through this website or email the office staff at to talk about your building project. You can also call the office at 843.388.4334.

B. Chaney Improvements builds custom homes, major additions and does home improvement throughout South Carolina’s Lowcountry. Those areas include Charleston, Mt. Pleasant, Awendaw, North Charleston, Daniel Island, Isle of Palms and Sullivan’s Island. 

Click here to view the B. Chaney portfolio of building projects and renovations.

Happy Labor Day!

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