Categories for Headstone

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

Memorials: How to Find a Grave

November 13, 2019

Locating a grave can be a challenging task. Fortunately, adding a memorial headstone in Phillipsburg, NJ can make a grave easier to find in the future. Here’s what you need to know. How to add a headstone Partner with a local memorial company to create the perfect memorial to honor your loved one. Even if it has been years since their passing, you can typically add an attractive headstone to mark their resting place. To add the headstone, you’ll simply select the size, style and lettering for the memorial. A granite monument offers a durable memorial that will last for... View Article

How to Protect Your Memorial During the Winter

October 30, 2019

As harsh winter weather approaches, it’s important to take steps to protect memorial headstones in Phillipsburg, NJ. With a few simple precautions, you can keep your loved one’s marker in great shape, even in the worst weather conditions. Follow these dos and don’ts. Do Fortify the stone: A stone consolidator is the ideal product to use on stone memorial headstones in Phillipsburg, NJ. Apply the product several times, until the stone no longer absorbs it. Seal with caution: Keep in mind that some stone and tile sealants are not good for memorials. They can cause deterioration if they lock in... View Article

What Should I Expect When Planning a Memorial Service?

September 26, 2019

When you’re in the unfortunate position of mourning a loved one who has passed on, you might not know quite what to do in terms of their memorial service. This is the time you need guidance more than ever, with everything from planning the event itself to choosing a memorial headstone in Phillipsburg, NJ. With this in mind, we’ve assembled a list of considerations that should help you during your time of grief: Focus: What kind of service do you want to have: a traditional funeral, a modern celebration of life or something else entirely? Deciding the theme can help... View Article

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