A guide to buying a flagpole

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We have all seen flags since we were kids in our schools, in the towns or any special events that we have attended. Flags are flown during times where we give respect to our country, educational institution or other organization. A flag is a symbol of patriotism, where we show our devotion to a cause or country. If you also want to have a flag in your home, office or any institution, you need to have the right equipment in order to set it up correctly.

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Before you go out looking for flagpoles and flags and other accessories, you need to take into account the place you will install it, the size required and much more. Let’s look at them in detail.

The height

When you want to have a flag on your premises, one crucial factor is the height of the height of the flagpole you will need. There are sizes that range from 15 to 80 feet tall, and the bigger ones are of course meant for larger and heavier flags. If you want it set up in front of your house, you may not want one that is too tall. Maybe 15 to 20 feet should be okay. However, if you want to install one in an outdoor stadium or front of a tall building, you will need one that is a bit more noticeable.

The build

Flagpoles are made of different materials and unlike in the past, wood is not used much these days. Modern units are made of aluminum or fiberglass. There are also ones that come in sections, and you can assemble them and disassemble them with ease.

The wind

Depending on the weather you get in your city, you may want to select a more sturdy flagpole. If your area is prone to strong winds, a fiberglass one might not be suitable. A premium aluminum one might be more up your street If however, you want a unit that you wish only to use during special occasions or times of the year, a sectional or telescopic fiberglass or aluminum one will do just fine.

fp05The cost

Flagpoles and their accessories do not cost that much considering that they will last you many years. You can easily get one for about $90 to $400 depending on your requirement. You may also want to buy all the accessories which will help you raise and lower your flag with ease from the same supplier.…

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