Carrot-Top Guides & Tips

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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Why Are the U.S. Flags at Half-Staff Today?

We fly our flags at half-staff to show respect for those who have given their lives for the country, defending our land and our freedoms. Therefore, let’s remind ourselves of the dates when we should fly the flag half-staff for the whole day, and when for until noon.

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Can You Hang the U.S. Flag Vertically?

Hanging a flag vertically does not have a special meaning per se. In other words, as long as the display of the flag follows proper flag etiquette, the vertical display does not convey a special meaning.

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U.S. Flag Code: Etiquette and Rules

To stay true to the US flag code, one should know the basic rules of American Flag etiquette. While certain rules are common knowledge, such as flying the flag on national holidays, there are still a couple of etiquette rules that may surprise you.

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Why Do We Honor The American Flag?

There are many opinions about why we honor the American flag. How many can you think of, and can you provide valid arguments?

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The Ultimate Guide to Displaying Your Flag

With this comprehensive guide, you'll be able to display the American Flags proudly and observe flag holidays with the utmost respect for our nation's banner. Flying your country's flag is an important part of patriotism. In this article, we provide information on how to display practice proper etiquette when using Old Glory in a public place.

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How To Take Care Of Your Flag In The Winter

Caring for your flag in winter is no breeze (pun intended). The weather conditions are rather unfavorable, to put it mildly. Sure, one can live in the everlasting Miami summer, but for most, wintertime equals cold, rain, snow, and wet or frozen flags.

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How to Keep the Flag From Wrapping Around the Pole

Seeing your flag flying high while having your morning cup of coffee is one of the best ways to start your day. Yet, when you live in a windy area, it is important to know how to keep the flag from wrapping around the pole if you wish to have that satisfactory moment.

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What Is the Only Country That Displays People on Its Flag?

There are 195 country flags flying high somewhere in the world. Some may seem very similar and most people have second thoughts when pinpointing them, but others definitely stand out from the group with their flashy symbols. So, what is the only country that displays people on its flag? It’s the country of Belize.

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How to Make a Flagpole Christmas Tree

Christmas is just around the corner and you’ve already started envisioning your grand Christmas decorations all over your home. This year, we’re going to help you learn how to make a flagpole Christmas tree and have all the neighbors’ eyes on your Christmas lights!

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