Category: headstone

American Headstones is your headstone provider for Los Angeles, Ca.

Shopping Online for Cheap Headstones

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Looking for a Headstones Deal Online There are many offerings for cheap Headstones on the internet today. Companies advertise great prices with free shipping anywhere in the USA. Some Companies mass produce granite headstones using traditional engraving or laser etched designs with color paints that look like works of art. Buyers are unaware first of […]

Litho Chrome Ink Used for Engraved Letters

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Litho Chrome Inks for Lasting Endurance in Granite Engravings Headstones have always used tried and tested litho chrome ink for lasting endurance in granite engravings when installed in open air environments. They have stood up to the test for many years before they start to degrade and flake off. Until recently these Inks sold in […]

Innovative Designs for Granite Headstones

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High Quality Granite Headstones Granite Headstones have evolved over the last 10 years with innovative designs, mainly due to the North American Monument Builders Association efforts in educating and promoting business ideas. Almost all suppliers today use high quality granite from overseas suppliers. These flat granite blocks are precision cut to size and surfaces are […]

Granite Markers and Specifications for Los Angeles Cemeteries

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Specifications for Granite and Bronze Markers American Headstones Company started in the Los Angeles area in 1997. We have worked with families that have buried loved ones in Los Angeles cemeteries such as Little Lake, Rose Hills, Artesia, Holy cross, Mt. Sinai and many other cemeteries thru out the County. All cemeteries require specifications for […]

How to Refresh your Laser Etched Granite Headstone

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Care and cleaning of laser photographs and laser art on headstones and monuments is quite easily accomplished with a little elbow grease. The granite marker must first be washed and cleaned using a mild detergent and lots of clean water. Use a soft bristle brush to get out all the mud and dirt that has […]

Flat Headstone Cemetery Requirements in Los Angeles

Los Angeles City has many cemeteries, these cemeteries all have special requirements for marking graves with flat granite markers or sometimes called a flat headstone. Always call your cemetery for headstone size requirements when marking your loved ones final resting place. Granite headstones are the most common and best prices with lasting durability. We at […]

How to Purchase a Headstone from an Outside Vendor

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When you purchase a headstone from an outside vendor, someone that is not affiliated with the cemetery. Always ask your cemetery what the setting fees are for placing the monument or flat grave marker on the grave. It is illegal for cemeteries to charge the consumer a different price for setting the marker because they […]

For All Custom Headstones Always Check the Cemetery Specifications

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Customers almost always never check what the requirements from the cemetery are for marking their graves. We get numerous requests for custom headstones of all shapes, sizes and material. The cemetery always has the last word when it comes to accepting a gravestone or monument. Customers spend a lot of time and money designing a […]

Farsi Language on a Headstone or Monument

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We are constantly asked to write foreign characters or poems on a headstone or monument when memorializing a loved ones headstone. This is something which we are capable of doing if the correct file is created in the native language. Today on the internet there are numerous aids in creating this work with the help […]

Need Dates or Added Words Inscribed on an Existing Headstone

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Granite headstones, tombstones or vertical monuments installed at all cemeteries may need inscription, dates or added words of endearment inscribed on the existing headstone. As family members pass on you may want to add on some special words or even a porcelain inlaid photograph to the monument or on a granite bench at the gravesite. […]