Cemetery Headstones - What You Need To Know

When someone passes away, we celebrate their life with some sort of ritual. Then most people, will bury their deceased loved ones with a cemetery headstone. These are going to be made of a type of stone that is going to withstand weather. These are going to take the weathering very well.

What is a Cemetery Headstone?

What is a Cemetery Headstone?These headstones are going to be made of limestone, slate, bronze, marble, sandstone, or granite. Keep in mind that when your stone is softer, it will be easier to carve into. It is also important for you to keep in mind that the softer the stone, the easier it will decay.
Marble and granite are the choices that people will opt for most often because they are harder and will not decay as quickly as the other ones. Take the time to determine which stone is best for you or your loved one.

Fun Fact

Headstones used to be made of wood when people used to bury their loved ones. However, the wood did not last long because it would decay quickly. The weather was no match for wood headstones. That is why we have the options available to us that we do today.
Wood is a soft material that does not endure the elements well. This means that it will decay in a matter of months.

Wrapping Up

Taking the time to choose what material you want is important. Take the time to determine how you want your loved one to be remembered. What type of stone and what you want on their headstone. If you are searching for a headstone, we send our apologies, however, we can help you. Contact us at our website or give us a call. Click here and we can help you determine what you need.

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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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