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When Is It Time To Replace An Old Headstone?

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Although a person’s grave is their final resting place, is the headstone marking the grave as final as the grave itself? This isn’t to suggest that a headstone is a flimsy object in need of regular replacement. But there are many factors that can age a headstone, and as the years go by some ageing and general deterioration is inevitable. How do you know when a loved one’s headstone needs to be replaced?…

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Three Facts About Travelling with Cremation Remains

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Losing a loved one is one of the most challenging experiences anyone can go through. However, travelling across territories to retrieve their cremation remains poses a greater challenge. Notably, regulations and laws govern the transportation of human remains that travellers must abide by. Failure to observe the guidelines could delay your travel since airport security personnel must do their job. This article highlights essential tips for travelling with cremation remains.…

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Why You Should Use a Monumental Mason for Headstone Repair

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Headstone repair and cemetery restoration have become increasingly sought after. This is due to families wanting to maintain their loved ones burial sites. It can also be due to many cities and principalities wanting to maintain the history found within their cemeteries. The issue may be who to hire when you want this kind of restorative service provided. You can hire private freelancers for the position; however, here are some reasons you should consider monumental masons for the project.…

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Why Cremation Is A Fast-Growing Trend in the Australian Funeral Industry

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Although traditional in-ground burials remain a common funeral choice among Australians, cremation is increasingly growing in popularity. This growing trend can be attributed to the fact that more and more people are becoming aware of the various advantages of cremation. If you’re considering getting cremated when you die, here are some arguments for cremation to help you make an informed decision about this funeral option. Cost savings From funeral home charges to buying a casket to securing a gravesite at the local cemetery, the money involved in having a traditional burial can be substantial.…

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How To Broadcast A Funeral Services

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Would you want to broadcast a funeral service? It could be that you want friends and family who cannot attend the event to livestream it on their devices. Below is a guide on how you can successfully broadcast a funeral service.  Prepare Streaming Equipment You will need high-quality video recording equipment to broadcast the event. When choosing a camera, consider its picture quality and zoom range. Features such as image stabilisation, filters and sensors will significantly affect the image quality.…

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3 Critical Questions to Ask a Crematorium Funeral Director

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When planning to lay a loved to rest, you have different options to choose from. Traditionally, you would not think beyond burial, but this has changed significantly as more people consider cremation today. It is because cremation is cost-effective, and the fact that you can keep your loved one’s remains makes it even better. That said, it’s challenging to understand cremation services if you have never used them before. This article highlights crucial questions that you should ask crematorium funeral directors.…

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Which Grave Monument Should You Get? A Quick Look At The Major Differences

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Choosing how to decorate the top of someone’s grave can be a very difficult thing to do, with cultural, religious and personal tastes all having to be taken into account. When it comes to your options, most people end up going with a monument of some kind, but which type should you choose? There are two main options: full monuments and lawn monuments. The differences between these two are quite obvious, and most people are immediately drawn to one over the other.…

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Top Tips When Choosing A Graveyard

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There are several compelling reasons why you would choose to be buried in a graveyard as opposed to your private land. A grave may significantly affect the value of the property if your family needs to sell the property in the future. Besides, most local councils have a rigorous vetting process to ensure the grave does not contaminate groundwater sources or underground water and gas lines. A cemetery burial is an easy and convenient option since it allows family members and friends to visit your grave at any time.…

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Discovering the Body of a Loved One: Who You Need to Contact

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Learning that a family member or friend has passed away can be a confronting experience when you’re the one who discovers the body. It’s a moment of profound shock and grief, and it can be extremely difficult to know just what to do next. What exactly must be done if you’re the one to discover a deceased loved one? Start with the Police Call the police. Their intervention will not always be necessary, but they will need to determine this for themselves.…

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Struggling to Pay for a Loved One's Funeral? You Have Options

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If there’s something you need but cannot easily afford, you need to either save up for it or adjust your expectations. This is not always possible when a loved one passes away, and you need to quickly find the necessary funds to pay their funeral costs. Not only are you dealing with the tragedy of the loss, but you must also somehow find the necessary funds to give them the farewell they deserve.…

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