Important to Check With Cemetery for Headstone Regulations

One of the first things you should do before buying a headstone is to check with the cemetery to see what their regulations are. Some require headstones of specific material. For instance, some will allow only "Granite-Bronze" headstones. These are bronze cast gravemarkers attached to granite and are quite expensive.

For the convenience of the cemeteries, some require only flat headstones set in a cement pad, flush with the ground.

Others might require over-sized stones with no cement or a specific shape & size.

Some cemeteries even have height limitations on upright headstones. Be sure to check with them so that you don't purchase something they will not let you use.

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