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Flagpoles

What Sort of Flagpoles Should I Be Using?

People throughout Australia and the world are including flagpoles in their outdoor design every single day. Flagpoles are versatile, can be used to display pretty much any flag you want – from that of your favourite sporting team to your country of birth – and they look great as well!

However, choosing the right flagpole for your needs isn’t always easy, especially if you’re not really sure what you want. Luckily for you, the experts at your local flagpole supply center will be able to help you choose the perfect pole. The following should give you an idea about what sort of flagpoles are on the market, and how you should choose the right one.

Different flagpoles are made from different materials

Traditionally, flagpoles have been made from things like wood. However, the invention and increased availability of more durable materials means that most flagpoles are now made of either fibreglass or aluminium.

Aluminium – Aluminium is the most common flagpole construction material in the modern world. It is durable, corrosion resistant, and it can be powder coated with any colour you would like.

Fibreglass – Fibreglass flagpoles are becoming less common, but they are still available from some retailers. Some would argue that fibreglass is even tougher than aluminium due its hard gel coating. However, fibreglass flagpoles can start to look worn after a few years as the gel coating cracks from UV exposure.