Three P’s of a Successfully Installed Residential Flagpole

May 17, 2016 2 min read

Setting up a residential flagpole is easy if you know how. But even before the technical stuff, homeowners need to be reminded of a few things people tend to take for granted. You might already know this, but you’ll be surprised that you’ve forgotten some of them:

  • Proper Planning. Proper planning is the key to a beautifully set up residential flag pole. You need to consider a variety of factors such as the location of the flagpole, what materials you will need to do the setting up, as well as other logistical requirements (i.e. permits, etc.). That way, you can be certain that the rest of the installation process is smooth and can be finished in no time.
  • Proper Purchase. It’s important to choose the right kind of residential flagpole for your home. Just like in the planning phase, there are so many factors to consider. Some of the basic questions include:
  • Proper Purpose. Why are you putting up a flag in front of your home or backyard? If it’s to put up the American flag, then you’ll obviously be raising that flag. If it’s to rise up some other kind of flag, may it be that of a state or something else, and then you’ll be getting those instead. And because residential flags are set on a more or less permanent basis, you’ll want the material of your flags to be of good quality since they have to withstand the outdoor elements.


  • What type of material will the flagpole be made of?
  • What is the model of the flagpole? Is it simple? Does it have a telescoping body?
  • How tall should the flagpole be?

The flagpole that you will purchase is actually going to depend on what you’ve planned in step 1. Make sure that your choice of residential flagpole is going to coincide with what you had planned. If you settle for something different, things might not work out right. Go for dealers that have a variety of flagpoles to choose from.

Always check with your state laws before putting up a project for a residential flagpole in your home. There might be some laws and regulations that you have to comply with, and it’s important that you do. Just keep the three P’s in mind and you’ll soon be the proud owner of a residential flagpole that’s firmly standing in your own home.

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Flagpoles were subpar and with marking around the middle that with suggested cleaning methods, never worked. Had to get them powder coated. Worst customer service possible!

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Beautiful finish on quality materials. My install is not typical. I previously made my own pole out of 1.5" steel pipe with welded brackets to bolt to the hand rail and joists on the corner of my deck. It served it's purpose but never looked nearly as nice as it does now. I simply made nylon bushings to fit tightly between the steel pipe and the 3" aluminum pole and slipped it over. So far the highest wind we've had was 47mph and this configuration didn't flex at all with the flag at top mast. The flag is thicker material than most, and again, top quality material and craftsmanship. The best part for me is that this is 100% made in the USA. The only piece of the kit I didn't use was the nylon flag clips. You can upgrade to snaps that won't clang against the pole in the wind. Customer service was quick to respond and great to talk with. I will unquestionably buy another one for my next home!

Hard to find someone to do the job properly ,but after two weeks we finally got it in.
It is awesome and my neighbors are jealous. A couple of them have the telescopic flags so I enjoy telling them that mine is bigger than yours!