Quality Memorialization Resources

How to Make Your Headstone, Monument or Grave Marker Stand the Test of Time

Memorialization that will last for generations is not something that happens by accident. It takes skill, caring, craftsmanship and a passion to see a headstone or monument that is designed to last forever. Our desire is that you have the information in your hands to be able to make an informed decision on the monument or headstone you purchase.

Below are links to information you should know before purchasing a monument or headstone. Being informed is the best way for you to end up with a memorial or grave marker that you will be proud having it telling your story.

    How To Select A Memorial, Headstone or Monument

    Dont purchase a headstone before you know these 5 essential things

    How To Spot Low Quality Headstones

    Examples from local cemeteries of what to avoid when choosing a momument.

    Pre-need Memorials

    6 reasons to plan your monument needs in advance

    How to Clean Your Headstone

    Now that tou have your beautiful monument installed in the cemetery, you’ll want to keep it that way

    Cremation and Tombstones

    Just because cremation is chosen doesn’t mean you don’t need a fitting memorial tribute to tell their story

    Telling Your Story in Stone

    Our exclusive 19 step process to create your work of monumental art

    Bronze Cemetery Grave Markers

    Grave markers in bronze for Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery

    Funeral Homes and Cemetery Partners

    A list of Funeral Homes and Cemeteries that Vancouver Granite Works partners with

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