Custom Flag & Custom Banner Lingo

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Single Reverse – The image on the custom flag or banner is printed on the front and bleeds close to 100% through to the back of the flag.  The image on the back is the mirror image of the front of the flag. “But my flag has text, won’t it read backwards?” is a common response to this description.  Believe it …

How Long Will My Custom Flag Last?

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There is no definite answer to the question of how long a flag should last.  The life of a flag can vary depending on the weather, its location, airborne contamination, and how often it is flown. At A Stars & Stripes Flag Corporation, our flags are manufactured to give maximum service in return for reasonable care and prudent use. Remember, no …

Artwork Requirements for your Custom Flag or Banner

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Ensuring that your custom flag or custom banner turns out exactly how you want it to is our top priority.  Here are some helpful tips when sending us your artwork. We operate on Adobe Creative Cloud which means we have the most current software. We accept the following file types: Illustrator CC, CS6 or below Photoshop CC, CS6 or below …

Common Questions About United States Flag Etiquette

Laurie Olsen Fun With Flags

The United States flag, commonly called the Stars and Stripes, is a symbol of the country, and it should be treated with proper respect, since it symbolizes everyone in the country without making any political distinctions or judgments. But while some of the etiquette around the flag is well-known, such as never letting it touch the ground or never displaying …

When Should the US Flag Be Flown?

Laurie Olsen Fun With Flags

If you own a US Flag, you might wonder when it is appropriate to fly it. While it may be displayed every day, it is particularly appropriate to display it on the days listed below: New Year’s Day – January 1 Martin Luther King Day – Third Monday in January Inauguration Day – January 20 Lincoln’s Birthday – February 12 …