When you are choosing a residential flagpole, before deciding the location and the desired height. Make sure you can see the flag from different angles. It ‘s so big that you have to twist your neck to see? It is so low that it was hiding behind the bushes? Choose common ground.
So, choose your equipment tree. The most popular material for aluminum masts residential due to the high strength, low maintenance, low weight and low cost. Fiberglass is the material that is the second most popular because it has a glossy finish that resists hard freeze most of the scratches and dirt.
Now select the system of internal and external halyard. A halyard system is the means by which the flag is raised and lowered. It consists of a rope or cable threaded through a mechanism of truck or a pulley above. Halyard system with the outside post, locked in place involves the rope or cord around a single staple in the bottom of the pole. Internal halyards system located in the post with a groove in the bottom of a special winch or pulses. In areas where vandalism is a problem, choose a system internal halyard.
Finally, decide what color you want the post, and you want to add personalized ornaments, such as strike or ball, eagle, or other ornaments.
When it comes time to install the flag itself, dig a hole. The size of the orifice depends on the size of the tree. Wet the hole, then fill with concrete. Enter groundsleeve steel where will be located the pavilion. Make sure that ten percent of the length of the pole in the ground, and the location is not touching the concrete, because concrete corrodes most flag materials. If you have questions, please consult the manufacturer before proceeding. In many cases, manufacturers can install flag for you.