The Importance Of Purchasing A Headstone Memorial Before You Pass Away
The Importance Of Purchasing A Headstone Memorial Before You Pass Away. Headstone memorials are really emotional objects, especially considering their use and what they signify. The meanings attached to them are profound and families usually have [...]
Granite Headstone Colors – Do you know all the colors available?
In this episode we explore the different types of granite color, where they come from, and what they mean.
Tips For Choosing A Headstone | How To Purchase A Lasting Memorial That Tells A Story
In this episode we give a few tips on what to look for when purchasing your memorial. There is a lot of art and science that goes into creating a lasting legacy in granite. Make sure [...]
Comparing a Slant VS Western Slant | Headstone Terms
In this episode we explain the difference between a normal Slant marker and a Western Slant marker. The Western Slant has a historical significance but can also be used for a more polished look with larger [...]
How Long Does It Take To Set A Headstone?
How Long Does It Take To Set A Headstone? The final step of producing a monument is delivery to the cemetery. This process is known as "setting." Setting a headstone can take as little as 5 [...]
Pre-need vs At-need Memorials
Pre-need vs At-need Memorials For those who are older there comes a time where the reality of passing away sinks in. One can ignore the reality or one could seize the opportunity to create something that [...]
Where Do Granite Headstones Come From?
Where Do Granite Headstones Come From? When you see a nice headstone in a cemetery you might wonder how it got there. What is the story behind that person? What is the story behind such a [...]
5 Things You Need To Know Before Buying a Headstone
5 Things You Need To Know Before Buying a Headstone Buying A Headstone 1. Who Will You Buy From? The very first step in buying a headstone is finding a reputable manufacturer. There are small monument companies [...]
Do You Know Your Headstone Terminology
Do You Know Your Headstone Terminology? Headstone Terminology can be confusing if you don't already know what it means. If your like me when I first started working with headstones, you'll be asking for definitions every [...]
Michigan Memorial Builders In The Fall Season
Michigan Memorial Builders In the Fall Season What it looks like around here this time of year. Fall is here once again. It always seems like the summer goes by too quick, does it not? The [...]
Headstone Engraving Designs
Headstone Engraving Designs A popular memorial option is to have a scene or personalized image etched into a headstone or monument design. These headstone engraving designs are hand etched by the expertise of our craftsman and [...]
Cemetery Lettering The Art of Blasting on Location What is Cemetery Lettering? Cemetery Lettering is a term used to describe a mobile sandblaster. There are many folks who prefer to purchase their family monuments pre-need. In [...]
Where Does Granite Come From?
Where Does Granite Come From? The quarrying process. Granite memorials, headstones, and even signage have a common place in our lives, but do you ever wonder what kind of a process the stone went through before [...]
Hand Etched Designs
Hand Etched Designs The art of impact etching on granite Hand etching is a beautiful process by which artists create emaculate engravings on granite stone. It takes many years and lots of practice to refine this [...]
Photos On Headstones
Photos on Headstones Permanent Memorial Photographs There are many ways to enhance the beauty of your memorial and accurately depict a life once lived. With the ever evolving technology age there are tools and machines that [...]
Granite Headstones What Are Headstones Made Out Of? Headstones can be made of a variety of materials. Granite headstones are the most common today but marble, fieldstone and bronze are often used as well. Current cemetery [...]
Discount Headstones Proffessional or not so much? Are you trying to save time and money by looking for discount headstones? Sure it should be simple and easy to do but can you be one hundred percent satisfied [...]
Remembering Our Veterans (Veteran Memorials)
Remembering Our Veterans The History of Memorial Day Memorial Day is a special day in America. It is a day set aside to honor those who have given their life for the freedoms and ameneties that [...]
Military Headstones and Markers Military headstones and markers are available from the Department of Veterans Affairs (or the VA), at no charge to the family or applicant, for the grave of any deceased eligible Veteran in [...]
How To Clean A Granite Headstone
How to Clean a Granite Headstone The Proper Technique One of our frequently asked questions is, “How to clean a granite headstone.” Its not surprising that this topic comes up in the spring when folks are [...]
Pin Etching.The seventh wonder of the monument world. If you are considering a pin etching on your stone or just curious about the process, these insights will give you an edge when designing your monument. This [...]
Steps to Take When Choosing a Stone?
From ordering to production, these are some helpful tips on choosing a stone for your monument. Granite monuments come in a plethra of shapes and sizes as well as a variety of colors. So how do [...]