Memorial benches are one of the best ways to memorialize and honor your loved ones. They are increasingly versatile and available in a variety of different sizes. These are not only easily visible to people walking by, but they also enhance the overall environment around them.
Generally, memorial benches have been regularly used to honor donors, leaders, supporters, or other exceptional community members. Today, these monuments are being frequently utilized by many to honor and memorialize their lost loved ones. Apart from offering a visual remembrance of the beloved deceased, these benches also provide a physical spot to sit, relax, and reflect.
You should consider the following before purchasing a memorial bench to honor your loved one:
Material Type And Durability
One of the essential things to consider when purchasing a memorial bench is to look for the type and quality of its material. Granite is one of the most popular choices for most clients due to its increased durability and the availability of various colors. Granite benches can withstand extreme weather conditions such as blistering heat and freezing temperatures with ease, and you can expect them to endure and last for a very long time.
You can also enhance your memorial bench’s longevity by installing it in an appropriate location, such as open space. After selecting the right spot for your bench, observe the entire place, and see what sort of open spaces would be appropriate for installing your bench. The benches’ modern design and functionality make them suitable for installation in various settings, including traditional cemetery plots, natural cemetery sections, family farms, backyards, public art projects, and more.
Timing And Availability
There’s no definite time when it comes to death, so how soon you wish to honor your lost loved ones memory will impact your decision to buy a memorial bench. If you want to place a bench a few days or weeks after the passing, you will have to find memorial makers who can get the job done right on time with the utmost quality.
One of the most exceptional attributes of a high-quality memorial bench is that you can have a special message inscribed on it to honor your recently lost loved one. You can feature their name or a meaningful quote that relates to their personality. The monument makers can either insert the text inside a small plaque attached to the bench or spread it across the entire seat.
Your memorial bench’s overall design will largely depend on how you want the text to appear on it and its material. The majority of the colored granite upright monuments usually have the text in large letters engraved in the middle of the seat, making it easy for passersby to read. A beautifully contrasted text inscribed on a granite bench will certainly cause people to stop and appreciate the wonderfully crafted bench.
Summit Memorials takes enormous pride in helping you honor your loved ones with the finest crafted granite benches across Alberta and Saskatchewan. Visit our website to learn more about our selection of granite benches or contact us now for customized care.