Categories for Bronze Markers

How Long Do Bronze Grave Markers Last?

November 30, 2023

When it comes to honoring the memory of a loved one, bronze grave markers are a lasting and timeless choice. These markers not only offer a beautiful tribute but also provide a sense of permanence and longevity. However, like any material exposed to the elements, bronze grave markers are subject to weathering and deterioration over time. In this article, we will explore how long bronze grave markers typically last and discuss factors that can affect their lifespan. Understanding Bronze as a Material To understand the lifespan of bronze grave markers, it is essential to have an understanding of the material... View Article

How To Clean A Bronze Plaque Grave Marker

April 13, 2023

How To Clean A Bronze Plaque Grave Marker If you have a bronze plaque grave marker, it is important to clean it regularly so that the bronze will last for as long as possible. The process of cleaning a bronze plaque is relatively simple and will keep it looking beautiful over time! Washing A bronze headstone is a beautiful way to memorialize your loved one. However, like any other metal plaque, it can begin to tarnish over time. Regular cleaning will keep your memorial marker looking pristine. Use a mild soap mixture (Example: Ivory(r) dish soap or Simple Green(r)) to scrub... View Article

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... 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... View Article

Is It Possible to Add to an Existing Headstone or Marker?

October 28, 2021

Whether it’s a new plaque, inscription or a laser-etched photo, our team often gets questions about adding to existing headstones or markers. The answer is yes, as long as it’s allowed by the cemetery. In fact, our experts can add pretty much anything our customers ask for. Continue reading to learn more about adding a plaque to a headstone. What’s needed to make an addition? We need some help from our customers before we get started. The first bit of information is who designed the original marker. This helps us ensure that your request can be accommodated. If we’re the... View Article

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