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BUYING A MONUMENT

This article is about "How to buy a headstone." When a loved one has passed away we are left with a terrible void in our lives. One way for us to commemorate the one we so dearly miss is by designing and placing an appropriate headstone for that person. Sometimes, after losing a loved one, the task of headstone selection may seem to be overwhelming. This short article attempts to make the task of buying a headstone a simple one.

Buying a headstone can be complicated. Keep in mind the main points above and you will do well when you talk to your local headstone services company. Expect to pay between $500 and $3000 (or more) for a headstone. Adding ceramic pictures and complex designs can increase the cost. The entire process can take between 10 and 14 weeks to complete depending on the material and workmanship required.