Everyone at Complete Power Wash hopes you and your family have a fun and safe Labor Day weekend!

Happy Labor Day from Complete Power Wash in Hagerstown, MDThis 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 we want you to know we are ready to clean your home. Our techs love to help homeowners get a major job accomplished as they are tending to life.

Another thing our techs love 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. This movement 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 September 5,  1882 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) 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) 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 moms 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 “Hot Dog Season.” According to a National Hot Dog 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.

Softwash housing washing by Complete Power Wash in Hagerstown MDContact Us for Pressure Washing

To contact us about a free pressure washing estimate, call 301-842-2290 or to contact us online, just click here. Our techs are the exterior cleaning experts in the greater-Hagerstown area and the surrounding Tri-state region of Maryland, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. We use the softwash approach to cleaning most surfaces. Softwash is the right amount of water pressure and gentle detergents. This is the best technique, because high pressure can damage most surfaces.

We specialize in house washing, roof cleaning, gutter cleaning, deck and patio cleaning and more.

 
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