1. The History Of The American Flag

    The American flag has changed and developed over the years since it’s beginning in 1776. It was originally referred to as the “Grand Union Flag”, or sometimes “The Continental Colours.” It wasn’t until the following year, on June 14, 1977 that the Continental Congress approved our first national flag, which was known as “Stars and Stripes”.  Before a standardized version of the fl…Read More

  2. Everything You Need To Know About American Flags For Deceased Veterans

    When a veteran or active member of the military passes away, each is entitled to a flag for their burial from the United States Government. This flag is then presented at the ceremony to a spouse, child or children, or a close friend that has made a request for it. This ceremony is to ensure that every member of the military, whether past or present, with an honorable discharge, knows how much the…Read More

  3. How To Retire Your American Flag

    Flying an American flag is a great way to display your patriotism. But overtime your flag is exposed to wind, rain, varying temperatures and other natural elements that cause wear and tear. So, how do you know when it’s time to retire your American Flag?  According to the American Flag Code, when your flag is, “No longer a fiting emblem for display,” is when it’s ready to retire. In this …Read More

  4. “Is It Okay To…?” Questions About Our Made In America Flags

    The American flag has been flying in our nation for more than 242 years in some form or another, and as we discussed in our most recent article, there have been 27 iterations of it. With so much changing in America during that time, it’s understandable if people get confused about what’s okay and what’s not okay when it comes to flag treatment and display. Yes, there is a United States Flag …Read More

  5. House with green lawn and American flag pole - ND Flag Pole Guy

    When You Raise The American Flag On Your Flagpole, What Will You Call It?

    When you have your flag pole installation performed, you’ll be flying an American flag at the top of it. While you might also be flying the North Dakota state flag and/or a POW/MIA flag, the American flag will always be at the top in order to show it the most respect. We hope the flags you’re flying are also flags made in the USA so that you’re supporting American businesses. So what do you …Read More

  6. How To Raise Your American Flag During Half-Staff Days

    Once you’ve had your flag pole installation taken care of by a professional at ND Flag Pole Guy, the job’s not done! Sure, we might be done with installing your flag pole, but now you need to know the proper way to fly your flags. While flying flags might at first seem pretty straightforward, flying them during days when they are to be half-staff is considerably more difficult. In our most rec…Read More

  7. When Should You Fly Your American-Made Flag At Half Staff?

    A few months back we took a look at the most common days on which you can, and should, fly your American-made flag — that is, if you’re not already flying them every day like many of our customers do!  (The first blog that covers January to June, called “Buy American Flags Online And Fly Them On These Days,” can be found here. The second blog covering July to December, is called “When W…Read More

  8. How to Display Your Military Branch Flag

    According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, there are roughly 20 million U.S. Veterans in the United States. Chances are you know someone who has served, or maybe you, yourself have served. One way you can show your ultimate respect, patriotism, and support is with a military branch flag. Flags can have many uses and meanings, but U.S. and military branch flags hold deep-rooted feelings of ho…Read More

  9. Our North Dakota Flag Pole Installation Is On The News!

    As you might have read on the About Us page, inspiration for my company struck back in 2016. I was working on finishing the basement when someone called into a radio show I was listening to, asking about where to get a flag pole in North Dakota. I immediately blurted out “Call the Flag Pole Guy!” Of course, at the time there wasn’t anyone called the Flag Pole Guy, but...maybe there should be…Read More

  10. Why Choose Flag Repair With Our Commercial Flag Pole Installation

    Why Choose Flag Repair With Our Commercial Flag Pole Installation?

    In our most recent blogs, we’ve been discussing who uses commercial flag pole installation — car lots, golf courses, and many other businesses — as well as what you should look for when it comes to hiring a commercial flag pole installer and the reasons you shouldn’t hire just anyone to tackle the installation. But like we mentioned in those blogs, it’s not really the flag pole itself th…Read More