Types of Stones Used in Cemetery Monuments

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Published on August 3, 2014

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Types of Stones Used in Cemetery Monuments in NYC: Types of Stones Used in Cemetery Monuments in NYC PowerPoint Presentation: For more than 125 years, Polchinski Memorials has been helping families create highly personalized family memorials, monuments, headstones and mausoleums that are a true reflection of a life well lived. Polchinski Monuments: Polchinski Monuments Polchinski Memorials designs cemetery monuments according to client’s choice of stones. They are different options available for stones. Granite: Granite Granite is used because it resists weathering and abrasion; It bears significant weight and can be polished to a shine. Marble: Marble Marble comes in a vast variety of colors with intricate patterns. I t is strong, aesthetic and appealing. However , the inscriptions on marble tombstones are likely to fade due to environmental factors, especially acid rains. Limestone: Limestone Limestone is soft, easily cut and carved and widely available It is particularly susceptible to weathering and will erode when exposed to water and wind. Sandstone: Sandstone Sandstone, like limestone, is a sedimentary rock. Sandstone is another durable material appropriate for making gravestones because it is easy to carve. Slate : Slate Slate, too, is often used for constructing tombstones. It is a tough and dense material with a pleasing texture but tends to be slightly porous and susceptible to delamination. PowerPoint Presentation: Contact Us POLCHINSKI MEMORIALS Ph.: 914-984-4198 /203-413-1345 7 West Stevens Ave  Hawthorne, NY 10532 Email: [email protected] Visit: http://www.polchinskimemorials.com

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