Categories for Headstone

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

What’s the Difference Between Headstones and Grave Markers?

August 12, 2022

The loss of a loved one is something that no one ever wants to deal with but that we will all sadly see at some time or other. That being said, it can be difficult to know the difference when it comes to grave markers and headstones. We explain the differences below so you can choose the best option for your loved one. Grave Marker Vs Headstone A grave marker is a flat marker, often bronze, that is level against the ground and is often used to mark the grave until a new marker or a headstone can be placed. A headstone is... View Article

What Can You Put on a Grave While Waiting for the Headstone?

July 22, 2022

The people we love deserve to be honored when they pass away. More often than not, the process of honoring a deceased loved one and laying them to their final rest can take quite a bit of time. While going through that process, you may find yourself in a situation wherein the burial is completed before your loved one’s headstone is ready. All of a sudden, you now have a grave site with no marker present. What can you do in that scenario? Using a temporary grave marker is your best option. Continue with this article if you wish to... View Article

What Is Gravestone Resetting?

June 3, 2022

Resetting gravestones is the process of moving or repairing a headstone that has been damaged, toppled, or sunken into the ground. This is often done to preserve the stone or make it easier to read. There are many ways to reset a gravestone. The most common method is digging a trench around the stone and using levers to lift it out of the ground. The stone is then cleaned and reset in a new foundation. Gravestone Resetting Strategies It’s common for a groundskeeper or cemetery sexton to have a strategy for resetting gravestones. This might involve digging a series of... View Article

What Types of Headstones Last the Longest?

March 28, 2022

Phillipsburg Memorial Company is in the business of producing the longest lasting headstone material and providing information to grieving families about their options. We have been in this business since 1939, and we always make sure to treat every family with the utmost respect and kindness. We understand that it takes a lot to go through what these families are going through, and we want to show them the compassion and care they deserve. We always want to make sure that any family that comes to see us walks away knowing that we have done everything in our power to try... View Article

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