Large flags are expensive and at the heights they are flown, the wind can be brutal, causing them to wear quickly (sometimes less than 30 days). Circumstances which cause flags to wear quickly are high winds, rain, snow, pollution, rough surfaces or sharp objects.
To receive maximum wear from larger flags (8x12’ and larger) in high wind circumstances, we offer our customers a service to reinforce and repair. Depending on your circumstances, just reinforcing a larger flag can add 20% or more to the life of the flag. Adding the benefit of repairing a torn flag, you may get two to three times the life out of your original purchase. On large flags, reinforcing and repairing is cost effective.
Pulled threads on the flag indicate that the flag is catching on something. It is important to eliminate hazards that destroy flags. Check for the following: