Winter is upon us and you might be wondering whether it would be wise to not display your flag outside. It is difficult to store your flag outdoors in the snow.
It is not easy to protect your flag against the elements. How about the fabric of your flag?
What can you do to protect it from the water? What about snow?
Flag maintenance is easy when done correctly.
MAINTAIN A NYLON FLAG
We recommend buying Marine Flags if you are concerned about your flag not being displayed due to adverse weather conditions.
Nylon is great for extreme weather. The colors will not change or fade due to moisture.
CLEAN YOUR FLAG ALWAYS
Flagpoles are an integral part flag display. Flagpoles should be kept dry.
Moisture can cause rust and fungus. Dry the cloth.
To remove the stain, use hot water. Dry the pole thoroughly.
Attach the sponge to the pole’s handle. This is the best way to clean flagpoles.
FILL THE FLAG WHILE PERMITTING HARSH WEATHER CONDITIONS
Flag flying is allowed in winter. If there is snowstorm, flag display could be a problem.
Flagpoles can be hang inside provided that they are at least medium in size.
The halyard cord can be damaged by temperature, cold or air.
WASHER THE FLAG
Nylon and gadsden flags can be washed with mild detergents.
The flag should not be dried in a dryer. If the flag is not dried outside, colors can fade.
It is only cleaned once per month.
Your flag doesn’t have to be a concern. Flags of high quality are important to protect them against damage.
The Army flag is uncompromising in quality. American Flags is a U.S.-based company that sells flags online. They can withstand water and are very durable.
Flags for winter: How to care for them