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  1. Should You Fly a Tattered American Flag?

    Tattered American Flag

    Even the best-made, highest-quality U.S. flag will begin to deteriorate after months of snow, rain, sun, and wind exposure. While our customers experience expanded lifespan on their American flags due to the incredible quality of our products, that doesn’t mean they will last forever. If your flag is in poor condition, it may be time to order a new one.  

    When you fly a dirty or torn American flag, you run the risk of unintentionally disrespecting all the brave men and women who fought for our freedoms along with everything else Old Glory represents. At, we have the largest selection of American-made, high-quality outdoor American flags. Shop our extensive collection today! 

    What is the U.S. Flag Code? 

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  2. Commemorating Gold Star Mother's Day

    Gold Star Mother's Day

    The last Sunday of September marks a day dedicated to the mothers, fathers, and family members of the country’s fallen military service members, fondly called Gold Star Mother’s and Family Day or National Gold Star Mother’s Day. This blog will provide more information for those interested in supporting Gold Star families. 

    Who Are the Gold Star Mothers? 

    The use of stars to indicate that a family member was fighting in a war dates back to World War I. During this time, families would display a flag with a blue star to show that someone they loved was fighting for their country. Soon, flags with multiple stars became common as more family members went to serve in the war. While the exact origins of this tradition are unknown, those who lost loved ones in the line of duty eventually began displaying a gold star

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  3. How to Choose the Right American Flag Size for Your House

    American flag for house

    At, one of the most popular questions we receive is, “What flag size should I buy for my house?” While shopping for a flag may seem straightforward, don’t underestimate the importance of choosing the appropriate size for your home. Many people don’t realize that choosing the wrong flag size can shorten the lifespan of both your flagpole and flag or make it look out of place with its surroundings.  

    In our latest blog post, we break down the answer, so you can choose the perfect-sized flag for your needs. Understanding the importance of flag dimensions is one of the best ways to ensure your flag display looks great and lasts longer. 

    What American Flag Size Should I Buy for My Home? 

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  4. Congratulations to our Photo Contest Winners!

    American flag bunting on balcony loves to see people express their patriotism, whether they go all out or just hang a simple porch flag. In fact, a simple patriotic display can be just as powerful as an elaborate one. A well-made American flag flying alone serves as a powerful symbol of American freedom, and the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect these ideals globally. While we had many stunning photo contest entries, we could only pick three that we thought best showcased the stars and stripes. Without further ado, here are the top three entries, why we choose them – as well as tips for recreating their winning patriotic display.  

    For more information on future photo contests, please subscribe to our mailing list or follow our Facebook and Instagram

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  5. Where to See the World's Largest American Flags?

    American flag

    Anyone who has spent time traveling across the US has probably seen impressively sized American flags. You see them everywhere — at local car dealerships, veteran memorials, and anywhere where people want to show off their love for America. However, only one place can claim to have the largest American flag. Keep reading to learn about the largest American flag displays you can find. While it is unlikely that you will ever own the largest American flag in the world, you can still have the largest flag in your neighborhood when you shop at! 

    The World’s Largest American Flag: The Superflag 

    In 1981, Ski Demski of Long Beach, California, commissioned the Superflag, the world’s largest American flag. The Superflag is a massive

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  6. Where to Hang the U.S. Flag on the Front of Your House

    Where to Hang the U.S. Flag on the Front of Your House

    Displaying the American flag on the front of your house is a great way to showcase your patriotism, but many people are unaware of proper flag etiquette and may inadvertently disrespect this beloved emblem. In this article, we’ll discuss the correct protocol for flying the flag in front of your home and break down all the products you need to set us your own flag display. 

    What is the U.S. Flag Code? 

    Have you ever wondered how military and government institutions know the correct way to handle and display the flag of the United States? They follow a set of rules known as the Federal Flag Code or U.S. flag code. While there are no federal penalties for improper flag handling, individual states may impose fines or punishments, particularly for

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  7. Seven Amazing 4th of July Decorations for Your Home and Garden

    4th of July Decorations

    Independence Day is fast approaching, so be sure your home is ready with high-quality 4th of July decorations from Our wide selection of traditional and Americana decor is crafted from the highest-quality materials and made in America, so you can display them with pride! We’ve put together a list of seven creative decorating ideas you can use this July 4th that will make Uncle Sam proud and show off your patriotic spirit! 

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  8. This North Carolina Balloon Festival Gives the Perfect Tribute to Fallen Soldiers

    NC Memorial Balloon Festival in Louisburg, NC

    Memorial Day weekend is the perfect time to kick back with your family. Still, many people forget the true intent of the holiday: to commemorate the millions of Americans who died serving our country.  

    Former NFL Lineman and First Fruits Farm owner Jason Brown wanted to help families remember the holiday's true purpose. That’s why he started the N.C. Memorial Balloon Festival in 2021. The balloon fest, which takes place May 27–28 (now June 3-4 due to rescheduling) in Louisburg, NC, will give families several opportunities to commemorate fallen soldiers while watching hot air balloons fly through the sky.  

    "We're trying to bring back the remembrance of Memorial Day and to honor all of our heroes and those that have fallen," Jason Brown said. "It's not just an event for community

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  9. Explore The Memorial Day Flag Protocol!

    stick flags on grave markers

    Memorial Day is a sacred holiday where we honor the brave men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice to ensure our freedom. Originally observed on May 30th, the Uniform Holiday Act of 1968 changed the date to the last Monday of May. Often confused with Veteran’s Day, Memorial Day is when we honor our fallen soldiers who gave their lives in service to the country. While the American Flag normally flies at the peak of the staff, during this somber holiday, the U.S. flag code states you should fly the flag at half-staff from sunrise to noon in honor of that nation’s fallen before raising it to full staff for the remainder of the day. Let’s look closer at the Memorial Day flag protocol so you can proudly display your American pride!

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  10. The Proper Way to Hang Your U.S. Flag Vertically at Your Home!

    Vertical American Flag

    The American flag, known fondly as Old Glory, has long stood as a symbol of freedom, capturing the American spirit and honoring the sacrifices of those who came before. Flying the national flag is an excellent way to display your patriotism and show your love for our great country, but you want to ensure you are following proper flag etiquette when hanging your flag vertically. If you’re ready to add this patriotic symbol to your home, keep reading to find out the proper way to hang your U.S. flag vertically, so everyone passing will see that you are proud to be an American! 

    What is the U.S. Flag Code?  

    The flag code is a series of rules used to ensure the proper care, handling, and display of the American flag. Established on June 22, 1942, by President Roosevelt, the flag code has remained mostly

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