Carrot-Top Guides & Tips

How Tall Should Your Flagpole Be?

When selecting a flagpole for your home or business, choosing one that is the right size is essential to creating a cohesive and eye-pleasing display. Our latest blog shows you how to choose the correct flagpole size so you can proudly showcase your patriotism.

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Flagpole Topper Rules: Choosing the Right Ornament

If you’ve purchased a flagpole, it probably included a flagpole topper called a finial. These ornaments provide the perfect finishing touch to your flag display, but they can become damaged or worn after prolonged use. When replacing the finial, you must ensure the new topper is compatible with your existing hardware and complies with proper flag etiquette rules. In this article, we will break down what you need to know when replacing your flag topper and discuss the rules of proper flag etiquette according to the U.S. Flag Code.

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Buyer Beware: How to Spot Fake Made in the USA Flags

Purchasing American-made flags is one of the most important decisions you can make as a consumer. Supporting hard-working American men and women uplifts the economy and strengthens national morale.

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New Utah Flag – Background, Design, and Display Tips

Utah recently made history with a referendum to adopt a new state flag after years of committee hearings and debates. The process started in 2020 during the legislative session S.B. 48, where Utah Senator Daniel McCay co-sponsored a bill establishing a Utah State Flag Task Force. After years of careful consideration, a new flag design for the 45th state in the Union emerged that is both distinctive and eye-catching, bringing pride to Utahns everywhere. Learn more!

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How to Decorate Your City or Neighborhood for the 4th of July

Display your patriotic pride this 4th of July with inspiring decor from Carrot-Top Industries. Whether you’re looking for a vibrant American flag, traditional Americana decor, or anything in between, our selection is sure to make your city or government building look patriotic. Shop from a company built on true American values with American-made products crafted from the highest quality materials and made to last the test of time. Our patriotic decor is sure to make good ole Uncle Sam proud!

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What to Say Instead of Happy Memorial Day

While Americans are accustomed to using the word happy as a holiday greeting, Memorial Day is not a happy day for those who lost loved ones in the line of service. In fact, the total number of American heroes killed in all U.S. wars totals over 1.1 million, a staggering and sobering number that highlights the high cost of freedom. Learn more!

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When Should I Replace My American Flag?

Outdoor U.S. flags can begin showing signs of wear, including fading, tearing, and ripping, due to their constant exposure to the elements. Even the highest-quality flags can lose their vibrancy and fray. While no rules within the flag code explicitly state when to replace your American flag, you don't want its condition to deteriorate significantly before purchasing a new one. If you are searching for guidelines on when to replace your torn, frayed, or faded American flag, look no further than Carrot-Top Industries.

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The Complete Guide of the National Scout Jamboree Event.

The National Jamboree requires months, even years, of careful planning and prep. If you plan to attend the event, you probably registered long ago, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t more to prepare. That's why Carrot-Top created this guide telling you all about the event, what to expect, and how to prepare your troop for a fun-filled time! Read on for more information!

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The Correct Way of Displaying American Flags on all Types of Vehicles

When placing an American car flag or sticker on a work vehicle, adhering to proper flag code etiquette is even more important since you represent your business. We will discuss the correct way of displaying the U.S. flag, so you can drive with confidence, knowing you’re correctly honoring our great country.

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2022 FIFA World Cup: What to look for & How to Support Your Team

The senior men's national teams of the members of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association, the world's governing body of association football, compete in the FIFA World Cup, commonly referred to as the World Cup. Since the first competition in 1930, the championship has been given out every four years, with the exception of 1942 and 1946, when it was postponed due to the Second World War. France, who won their second championship at the 2018 competition in Russia, are the current champions.

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How to Properly Dispose of an American Flag

The U.S. Flag Code is pretty clear on one topic: the Old Glory that becomes too worn out or damaged to serve as an honorable display of the country should be destroyed with dignity, and preferably by burning. So, does that mean you absolutely have to burn the Stars and Stripes? Certainly not! There are several equally respectful ways how to properly dispose of an American flag that is too old or damaged to be displayed, so you can choose whichever suit you best. Here are all of them, along with the burning part.

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How Are the Golf Flags Used in a Golf Course?

Depending on the point of view, it appears that the hole is not the sole focus of a golfer. Before the hole come golf flags, flying in different colors. It is actually the golf flag that has the player’s full attention before they get close to the hole. So, let’s take a look at what messages golf flags may convey.

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A Look at College Dorm Flags and How to Show Off What You Support!

College and university flags are a fantastic way to demonstrate your support for your college teams and foster the friendly competition that so many Americans enjoy! College flags look fantastic displayed next to your state and national flags! NCAA flags are the perfect way to show anyone who comes in your dorm room what team you pull for on the weekends and who you have pride in. Many college dorm residents also enjoy displaying novelty flags. This adds a sense of charm, shows your support, or provides a good laugh to anyone who sees your display. Dorm room flags are always eye-catching and offer some “curb appeal” from the hallways.

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How to Choose the Best Flag Pole for High Winds?

The best flag pole for high winds is the one you choose according to several important factors. The key here is to bear in mind this is a highly (pun intended) individual decision and reading rave online reviews won’t help much unless that person is living and flying flags in similar conditions to yours. Read more!

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Flag & Windsock Pole Guide

Is there such a thing as a perfect flagpole for flags and windsocks? From what we’ve gathered, it appears that the flag & windsock pole which would suit all criteria is the so-called telescopic flagpole. So, let’s take a closer look at what it is that the telescopic flagpoles have those regular commercial ones do not.

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How to Use Half-Mast Vs. Half-Staff Correctly?

While some may say that the two terms are absolute synonyms, others have arguments for the half-staff vs. half-mast debate. Therefore, let’s take a deeper look and clear the confusion once about half-staff and half-mast American flags once and for all!

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A Complete Guide for Commercial Flagpole Installation

Commercial flagpole installation needn’t be a daunting task if you have professionals or skilled friends on your side. Here is a list of steps you should take to have the Stars and Stripes fly high in front of your home.

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Choosing the Perfect Military Flag Display Case

So, you have the flag you wish to preserve for future generations, and you wonder what is the best military flag display case? The answer actually depends on quite a number of personal factors. In order for you not to get overwhelmed when you go shopping for the flag display case, here is what you should take into consideration.

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What Are the Common American Flag Sizes Sold at Carrot-Top Industries?

Carrot-Top Industries offers twenty-four different U.S. flag sizes meant for outdoor display, and all the flags are Made in the U.S.A. Without further ado, we're going to define the eight most commonly sold flag sizes at Carrot-top Industries!

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What Is the Proper Way to Fold an American Flag?

In other words, how to fold an American flag so that it becomes a blue triangle with stars? In order to respect the flag code, you have to fold the flag so that it shows no red. Here is a list of the steps you need to take in order to get this final result.

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