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Essential Services Every Monument Company Should Offer

May 7, 2021

At Summit Memorials, we’re focused on helping our clients honor the memories of their loved ones. Our highly trained staff tries to make a challenging time a little less difficult by providing high-quality memorial services and products. We are a full-service monument company and pride ourselves on creating exquisite monuments that are built to stand … Continue reading “Essential Services Every Monument Company Should Offer”

Advantages Of Choosing Bronze For Your Headstone

April 29, 2021

Over the last several centuries, many materials have been used to make headstones, but bronze prevails as one of the most popular choices. Bronze is an alloy that is primarily made of copper, tin, arsenic, and other metals. Its metallic brown hue makes it a desirable choice for displaying epitaphs that honor the life of … Continue reading “Advantages Of Choosing Bronze For Your Headstone”

Common Memorial Headstone Issues And Their Solutions

April 22, 2021

Memorial gravestones are essential to respecting our lost loved ones, keeping their memories alive, and memorializing them in the most personalized fashion. People sometimes face difficulties with their cemetery stones, including improper installation, lack of adequate cleaning, maintenance, repair, selecting the wrong material, imprinting the incorrect spellings or fonts, cracks and scratches, and other related … Continue reading “Common Memorial Headstone Issues And Their Solutions”

Things You Should Know About Laser Etching On Granite Memorials

April 15, 2021

Laser etched images are a great choice when it comes to memorial stone inscriptions. They offer an effective way of customizing a range of commemorative products, including plaques, headstones, and monuments. A dedicated monument specialist can render high-quality laser etching using a laser for etching an image onto a granite memorial to help you memorialize … Continue reading “Things You Should Know About Laser Etching On Granite Memorials”

Advantages Associated With Selecting Granite Upright Monuments

April 8, 2021

Granite upright monuments are among the most popular memorial options for memorializing one or two persons or even an entire family. These headstones have different properties compared to other grave markers. Memorial companies offer upright gravestones in various shapes and styles. They are also highly customizable, and you can customize them with different designs, colors, … Continue reading “Advantages Associated With Selecting Granite Upright Monuments”

Frequently Asked Questions About Monument Accessories

March 26, 2021

Adding accessories to a granite or bronze monument is an excellent way of personalizing your memorial headstone. These mainly include full-color porcelain dura-photos, flower vases, glass inserts, a memory medallion QR code, and others. You can select any of these grave marker add-ons to complement your memorial stone. You can also ask your headstone specialist … Continue reading “Frequently Asked Questions About Monument Accessories”

Different Monument Styles And Shapes To Choose From

March 18, 2021

When it comes to honoring the memory of a recently lost loved one, you can find various memorial options, like granite or bronze grave markers, headstones, tombstones, columbariums, benches, boulders, and more. You can choose one of the most common monument styles, including upright, pillow, and flat or flush memorials. You can also opt for … Continue reading “Different Monument Styles And Shapes To Choose From”

Frequently Asked Questions For Monument Suppliers

March 11, 2021

Planning a memorial of your recently lost a loved one, like a family member or a friend, can be an overwhelming experience for many. Choosing the right headstone after losing someone close to you can be challenging during such emotional times. There may be many things that you would like to ask your monument supplier … Continue reading “Frequently Asked Questions For Monument Suppliers”

Essential Considerations For Selecting And Installing A Grave Marker

March 4, 2021

Human beings have an innate need to commemorate the memories of important people and events. Memorial stones like granite upright monuments, headstones, grave markers, benches and boulders, and bronze markers are some of the best ways to memorialize your loved ones. When looking for a flat or pillow grave marker for your recently lost loved … Continue reading “Essential Considerations For Selecting And Installing A Grave Marker”

Things You Should Know About Pillow Grave Markers And Headstones

February 25, 2021

Pillow grave markers are similar to flat markers in many ways. However, the significant difference between the two headstone types lies in their shape, available in various sizes and colors. Pillow markers are more elevated at the back than on the front side. They are generally inclined three inches in the front to six inches … Continue reading “Things You Should Know About Pillow Grave Markers And Headstones”

How To Choose The Best Tombstone Epitaph For Your Loved One

February 18, 2021

Whether you are planning for your cemetery memorial or making necessary arrangements for a recently lost loved one, finding the right tombstone epitaph can become quite challenging. When selected correctly, an epitaph can serve as a perfect inscription to write or engrave on your friend or family member’s granite headstone. It’s crucial to find the … Continue reading “How To Choose The Best Tombstone Epitaph For Your Loved One”

How Much Should I Pay For A Headstone In Alberta?

February 11, 2021

A cemetery gravestone’s overall cost, like a headstone, grave marker, or tombstone, depends on certain factors, including the memorial stone’s material, design, color, inscription, lettering, and artwork. Often, small details, such as the color and finish, can also increase or decrease the monument’s price. Certain other factors affect a headstone’s price in Alberta, including its … Continue reading “How Much Should I Pay For A Headstone In Alberta?”

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