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3 Signs A Gravestone Needs Restoration

March 9, 2023

3 Signs A Gravestone Needs Restoration While gravestones are meant to last for many years, they can become worn out with time. Some of the most obvious signs a gravestone needs restoration are chips or cracks. This could be due to constant exposure to the elements or unintended damages during cemetery maintenance. Luckily, restoration services every few years will help preserve your loved one’s gravestone. 1. Chips Or Cracks As a final tribute to a loved one, caring for a gravestone is a great way to show your love. However, as long as a gravestone is exposed to the elements... View Article

Tips For Decorating A Grave Of A Loved One

March 9, 2023

Tips For Decorating A Grave Of A Loved One Decorating a grave of a loved one is something that many families do to honor their memory. When choosing decorations for a grave, consider the deceased’s taste and preferences. There are often plenty of options for decoration, so it’s important to choose the right ones. Flowers Fresh flowers are a classic way to decorate a grave of a loved one. They add a touch of warmth and color to the grave site, which is a comforting reminder that your loved one is still nearby. Forget-me-nots, gladioli, and tulips are all great... View Article

Headstone Etching or Headstone Engraving?

January 20, 2023

A headstone is a very personal thing. It can reflect the life of the person who has passed and the person they were. When it comes to designing your own headstone or that of someone you love, you can do many things to make it personal. What Is Headstone Engraving? Engraving is a process by which pieces of the stone are chipped away or engraved so that the text or picture is sunken into the stone. This is often use when you are doing things like the names and dates of birth and death for the person that the stone... View Article

5 Tips for Choosing the Right Headstone

January 6, 2023

Your headstone says a lot about the person you were before you passed and is a constant reminder of the person you were for anyone who sees it. That being said, choosing your own headstone or a headstone for a loved one can be difficult. There are a few things that you can keep in mind when choosing a headstone that makes the process a bit easier. Tips for Choosing Headstones When it comes to your headstone, there are a few things you can think about to help make the selection process go a bit faster. 1. Choosing the stone... View Article

How To Protect and Preserve a Gravestone

December 23, 2022

When you lose a loved one, there are many ways to honor their memory. One of the best ways to honor those who have passed is to learn how to clean a granite headstone and practice regular gravesite maintenance. In this article, we will share how to protect and preserve a gravestone so your visits to your loved one’s gravesite can positively impact you and the cemetery as a whole. Other than adding flowers to the gravesite, there are plenty of ways to keep a gravesite looking its best. To cleanse the gravestone or other marker, you should use a light-colored... View Article