Memorial Headstones - What to Expect When Shopping

It can be hard to imagine what to expect when shopping for memorial headstones. After all, the purchase of a headstone comes at a difficult time and there are so many options out there. Knowing what to expect and where to start can become a little overwhelming. We hope to help you understand what you can expect while you and your family are deciding on memorial headstones to honor a lost loved one. It is our aim to offer up a starting point, that you may enter into the process with a little wisdom to take with you.


Choosing the right Provider for your Memorial Headstones

Choosing the Right Provider for your Memorial HeadstonesIf you are already looking for memorial headstones, you have probably already chosen your cemetery. In most cases, your memorial provider of choice will work directly with the cemetery to find out restrictions and rules. Can you imagine purchasing a stone, just to find out it didn’t meet the criteria of your cemetery? This would be devastating, to say the least, so be sure you go with a provider who will follow these precautions for you.

Not all memorial headstones are the same, so when shopping, you will have to decide on a style, shape, color, and material to go with. Custom granite memorials have become increasingly popular in recent years however, some families prefer a more traditional feel. When selecting your provider, choose one who will help you along in the decision process with caring and expert advice. While you are discussing all the options, this is also a great time to discuss your budget. Your provider should be able to guide you in creating a perfect memorial while staying within your budget. Many times, after you have decided on all the details, your provider will show you a digital 3D image of what your memorial will look like.

Here at Delphos Granite Works, we work hard to be a helpful and caring provider. We have had the privilege of over 40 years of experience, coming alongside of families to create memorial headstones that they will cherish for years to come. Please, reach out to us today! We look forward to answering any further questions you may have during the memorial making process.

About us

Delphos Granite Works is the largest monument company in northwest Ohio with 35 locations and representatives to serve you. We offer cemetery headstone, gravestones, headstones, monuments, and many other granite products.

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201 E. First St.
P.O. Box 336
Delphos, OH 45833

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