Are you interested in American-made flags? You’re not alone. Many people are tired of finding flags in big-box stores that are made in a foreign country, and we agree that American flags should be made in the USA.

In this series of blogs, we’re going to take a look at the American flag. We’ll discuss its history, the proper way to fly it, the right days on which to fly it, and how to take care of it. We’ll also discuss why we think it’s so important to choose an American flag that’s made in America. Read on to find out more about Old Glory!

  1. Why We’re So Proud to Fly the American Flag

    We love to fly our American flags! And in this blog post, we are going to give you a few good reasons why we are so proud to fly the American flag.  Shop the ND Flag Pole Guy selection of American-made American flags! We install flag poles, sell flags, and offer flag restoration and retirement. Contact the ND Flag Pole Guy today! To Show Our Nationalism The most obvious and simple explanation of …Read More

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. “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

  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. When Will You Fly Your American-Made Flag?

    In our most recent blog, we went through the first half of the year and detailed the days on which many of our customers choose to fly their American-made flags (though some of them will be flying them every day once they get their flag pole installation performed). While everyone knows to fly their flags on Memorial Day (last Monday in May) and Flag Day (June 14), we also detailed some of the les…Read More

  9. Buy American Flags Online and Fly Them On These Days!

    If you’re buying flags online, you’re probably looking for the best flags that you can find. That’s all we offer here at, with US flags made in the USA, polyester and nylon military flags, and state flags for sale for every state in the Union. But once you get your flags and contact us for flag pole installation in North Dakota, when will you be flying it? Some people fly t…Read More

  10. Why Buy American Flags Made in the USA?

    Take a look at the title of this article. At first, it might sound like a silly question. Of course you should buy American Flags made in the USA! It’s kind of a no-brainer, isn’t it? Here’s the problem, though: American flags are made in foreign countries more often than you might think. It’s actually shocking, because of all things that should be made in the USA, the American flag should…Read More