Most of us think that the monument is a part of a funeral service but this is not true. So do not take overpressure by buying a monument during the funeral service. If you are purchasing a monument during the funeral time then that is an extra burden.
After the funeral, you will have enough time for selecting the monument. The monument is the permanent and final tribute for that person so while selecting you must be very careful.
You must consider various factors while selecting the monument. If you are buying a monument for the first time then you will not know the procedure and products that will create a special tribute for the person.
In this article let us discuss some information about the monuments and some useful tips for selecting the right monument.
Some of the options available for purchasing a monument online stores, monument retailers, funeral homes and cemetery. The cost of the monument in the cemetery or funeral home will be a little high when compared with the monument retailing companies. The cemetery offers monuments in a package format.
Different types of monuments:
Before purchasing a monument visit a local cemetery and observe the different types of monuments available and what type of monument you like from those.
Six types of monuments Different types of monuments are listed below:
Grass marker monument: This type of monument has flush with the grass.
Bevel marker monument: This monument will be six inches above the level of the grass. It also has a slight forward slope in it.
Slant marker monument: The total height of this monument type will be 16 inches and the face of the monument will be sloped.
Tablet/die with a base monument: This type of monument will be in a vertical position and it will be mostly fixed the granite base.
Bench monument: As per its name the monument will be similar to bench type.
Mausoleum monument: It has a special house structure for placing the casket and the top part of it serves as a monument.
Most Chinese monuments are made up of granites. Granites are available in different colors. Gray color granite is the best and popular option because of less maintenance and the cost of gray granite is less when compared with the color granite.
When you are purchasing a monument the main important thing you must consider is the quality of cemetery water. The cost of granite from china is less so the Chinese monuments are less expensive.
Before finalizing visit more than two shops, compare the price in each type and select the affordable and reasonable monument. The lettering and carving in the monument are fully based on the labor.
So when purchasing the monument you must also consider the quality of the letters in the monument. Check the quality of the material before selecting it.
Most monument retailers offer customization. So you can customize the monument as per your requirements.