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What Is a Cremation Stone?

March 26, 2020

One of the most important decisions we can make when we’re confronted with the loss of a cherished friend or family member is the way we choose to memorialize them. Fortunately, modern burial and cremation services have developed several means by which you can properly enshrine your loved one in the way that befits their legacy. You’re undoubtedly familiar with traditional means of burial. You’re also likely aware of the cremation process, but have you heard of a cremation stone? This novel method of memorializing your loved one can serve as a happy medium between more commonly known traditions. For... View Article

Headstone Restoration: When You Should Clean or Restore

March 12, 2020

Your loved one’s headstone is supposed to stand the test of time and serve as a small memorial to their life. However, rain, sleet, snow, ice and time itself often take a big toll on gravestones. That’s when cleaning and gravestone restoration in Phillipsburg, NJ come into play. Keep reading to learn a little more about both of these services. Cleaning Unlike complete restoration, anyone with a little extra time on their hands can clean off a headstone. Before doing so, you’ll just want to check for cracks or other imperfections, as some cleaners may worsen the blemish. Use hot,... View Article

Tips for Choosing a Memorial Inscription

February 27, 2020

Times are tough after the passing of a loved one. The last thing you want to think about while grieving is memorial stone inscriptions in Phillipsburg, NJ. Though you don’t want to rush it, the task will need to be done sooner rather than later. That’s where we can help—follow the tips below to help come up with a beautiful inscription: Take your time: As we just mentioned above, it’s vital that you take some time to purchase the right headstone, let alone come up with an inscription. There’s nothing wrong with waiting a few months or even a year... View Article

The Difference Between Engraving and Etching

February 15, 2020

Headstones are a meaningful tribute to people who have passed away. The process of designing a headstone can be emotional, but extremely rewarding when you feel as though you’ve created a design that is a worthy remembrance of your loved one. However, with all the choices you have available in the design process, it might be a bit overwhelming at first to pick all of the specifications and options you want. One of the biggest choices you’ll need to make is whether you’ll have the headstone engraved or etched. Despite some people mistakenly equating these two, headstone etching and headstone... View Article

Can You Make Additions to an Existing Memorial?

February 1, 2020

After you have buried a family member and created a memorial for them in the form of a headstone or other type of structure, you might someday decide you wish to add more information to that memorial. Perhaps the headstone is already in place and waiting for a family member, which means you’ll need to add final dates to the headstone. You might also wish to add names of relatives, prayers, meaningful quotes or other types of personalized designs. In any circumstance, you should be able to make these additions relatively easily. Here’s what you should know about editing your... View Article