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

Back to school in Hagerstown, MDBusses are on the road. School supply aisles are in shambles. Teachers’ alarms are going off every morning across the Tri-state area. Summer is over. At least that’s the perspective of school-age 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 for success is to make a plan for both.

Many 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 to ensure your child stays healthy.

Now you can start planning for the upcoming three-day weekend on September 2 – 4. Activities like camping, fishing, boating, golfing, biking are obvious ones for the Tri-state region leading up to grilling in the backyard or the local park on Labor Day. 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 what to do if you want your home professionally cleaned this fall.


Seven 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.
Celebrating Labor Day in Hagerstown, MD3) 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) 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.

Pressure Washing in Late Summer for Fall

Is your home ready for the great fall gatherings that everyone loves? Are the sidewalks, driveway, roof and siding clean and inviting for those guests?

Dirty house in need of pressure washing by Complete Power Wash of Hagerstown, MDIf not, the professional pressure washing techs at Complete Power Wash are available to help. They are pressure washing experts in house washingroof cleaning and deck and patio cleaning. The techs are experts in safely cleaning just about anything on your property. They use the softwash technique of gentle water pressure and environmentally-friendly detergents. Softwash is the safest way to pressure wash, guaranteeing no damage to your home or property. The detergents are also safe for plants, trees and your lawn.

Click here to see a gallery of Complete‘s pressure washing work in the greater Hagerstown, MD area. The professional pressure washers also clean residences and commercial buildings in nearby Frederick County, Greencastle, PA and Martinsburg, WV. They are also experts in industrial power washing.

Contact the Complete Power Wash office to schedule a pressure washing appointment. You can do so by clicking here, calling 301.842.220 or emailing

Happy Labor Day!

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