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Civic Monuments, Custom Headstone Design, grave markers, headstone care and maintenance, headstone engraving, headstone installation, Headstones & Memorials, Mausoleums

What You Need to Know About Headstone Installation

Installing a headstone is among the best ways of honoring a deceased loved one. Although installing it is an important aspect of honoring a departed relative, there are many important things one needs to understand about headstone installation. Here is what you need to know about the installation process of headstones. Understand the cemetery regulations first Each cemetery has a…

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Civic Monuments, Cleaning & Preserving Headstones, headstone care and maintenance, Headstones & Memorials, Mausoleums, Military

Gravesite and Monument Maintenance

When you first put a loved one to rest you can often be too lost in the grief of moment to consider the maintenance needs of their gravesite and burial monument in the years to come. While the most common types of memorial markers are built to last for the span of many lifetimes, this does not necessarily mean that…

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Civic Monuments, Headstones & Memorials, Mausoleums, Military

Choosing and designing a burial monument

From the ancient days in Egypt when Pharaohs were entombed in the great pyramids, to the national cemeteries memorializing today’s veterans and historical figures, burial monuments have been and still are an important part of our memorial process. Though you may not be looking to install something as large and extravagant as a pyramid, there are many different options for…

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Mausoleums

Five Features of Successful Mausoleum Entombment

You are probably aware of the common challenges of a mausoleum entombment like odors, leaks and flies. Decomposition of bodies is a natural process just like breathing and digestion. It does not disappear since we lay departed to rest within a crypt. If a deceased is left unconfined, by-products of the decomposition process will damage the integrity of the mausoleums.…

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Mausoleums

Is a mausoleum right for your family?

Mausoleums are found on every continent, from every chapter of human history. They almost always include an enclosed stone structure for the interment of several people, often an entire immediate or extended family, and they are sometimes elaborately decorated with statues, engravings, and ornate architecture. The most extraordinary examples of mausoleums from around the world include the Egyptian pyramids, the…

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