Restoration of Monument

March 26, 2023by blueadmin

A monument or memorial stone serves as a heartful reminder of a particular individual, group, or event. Restoration of monument makes your headstone or grave marker in good condition demonstrates appreciation, reverence and dedication to keeping your loved ones’ memories. Monuments, memorial markers, and headstones tend to erode over time. Harsh weather conditions, including heavy rain, wind, snow, and dirt, can make any engravings present in your monument hard to read.

The growth of natural elements such as plants and moss can also deteriorate your monument’s structure with time. Your memorial stones can also suffer from vandalism or accidental damage, due to which they need to be repaired to return them to their original condition.

Typical Monument Restoration Services

Some of the standard monument restoration services provided by Frisbie Monuments:

  • Repairing dislodged or fallen grave markers and monuments
  • Repairing broken or cracked memorial stones and bases
  • Resetting a leaning or sunken monument or headstone
  • Complete restoration of a family plot or historic grave marker
  • Removing debris, leaves, litter, lichens, vines, and moss, and other plant matter
  • Re-etching texts and letterings
  • Reattaching pictures, plaques, and decorations
  • Light & deep cleaning of grave markers and headstones

Cleaning Your Memorial Headstone

Restoration of Monument

You can clean headstones as long as they’re well taken care of. The majority of memorial stones present in cemeteries are usually fragile. That’s why you should first inspect your grave marker for possible signs of cracking, flaking, or any other form of physical damage.

Many monument cleaning products and procedures usually result in long-term damage, mainly due to an unstable memorial stone. If you’re unsure whether your headstone is in the right condition for the cleaning process, consult Frisbie Monuments for expert help.

Re – Setting Your Memorial Headstone

The most noticeable part of a monument restoration process is most often the action of re-setting a headstone. With time, many memorial stones can fall over or shift. Some of your monument’s possible causes for moving from its original place include vandalism, ice, wind, plus additional weather hazards.

After lifting your memorial stone from its place, the monument experts will keep your stone in a flat position and transport it to the monument restoration shop for detailed cleaning and repair. After reconditioning and repairing your stone, they will re-align it to its new base in the cemetery.