FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

WHAT SIZE MONUMENT DO I NEED?

Each cemetery has rules and regulations that you’ll need to follow.  Some of their regulations could include the monument size, style, color, and any setting regulations or fees.  Within any regulations, you’ll also simply choose a monument that you like best!

 

WHAT ARE THE CEMETERY’S RULES AND REGULATIONS?

Cemeteries sometimes place rules on the monument type, size, color, style, and/or other monument features.   

 

WHAT MAKES GIBNEY MONUMENT WORKS UNIQUE?

We are able to design the monuments onsite. Our facility allows us to sandblast and engrave laser etchings.  We understand the nuances of the industry.  We have expertise in design and craftsmanship of your monument, and provide industry-best customer service.  Our granite comes from all over the world, from quarries in the United States, India, Brazil, China, Canada, and elsewhere. It is our mission to create the perfect monument for you.  

 

CAN I DESIGN MY OWN MONUMENT?

Yes. You are able to choose the size, color, design, and type or style of monument that is perfect for your needs.  

 

WHAT ARE THE  COSTS FOR  PURCHASING A MONUMENT?

In addition to the cost of the memorial and lettering, there is a cost for the drafting, shipping, cemetery foundation and setting the memorial.  

Laser designs, carvings, installing pictures and plaques will increase the cost to your memorial.  We make the whole process clean and transparent.

 

WHAT IS A LASER ETCHING?

A laser etching is laser engraved on the granite or stone. The engraving can be as detailed as the photo or design that it comes from, and these are available as an option as you design your monument.  We have the ability to do this at our facitility.

 

IF I NEED A DIFFERENT SIZE, COLOR, OR TYPE OF MONUMENT, CAN YOU MAKE IT FOR ME?

Yes. We can help you choose any monument size, color, and type.  

 

IF I SEE A MONUMENT THAT I LIKE, CAN YOU DESIGN IT FOR ME?

Yes. If you see a design you like, we can help you design it.  

 

WHAT ARE OTHER NAMES FOR MONUMENTS?

A monument may also be known as a memorial, marker, headstone, tombstone, gravestone, grave marker, flat, slant, bevel, upright, or bronze memorial.

 

WHAT ARE SOME OF THE AVAILABLE MONUMENT GRANITE COLORS?

Granite is a natural material, and is found in quarries around the world. Some of the most beautiful granite colors, and therefore most used are: Barre Gray, Mountain Rose, Canadian Pink, India Black, India Red, Bahama Blue, and Dakota Mahogany to name a few.