How much does it cost to put a marker on a grave?

How much does it cost to put a marker on a grave?

In regard to grave marker costs, you can expect to pay a few hundred dollars for a baseline option and $1,500 to $3,000 for a standard option. As you get up to high-end markers, they can easily cost as much as $20,000.

How much is a flat gravestone marker?

Flat Grave Markers

Size (Inches) Gray | China Rose Black | Bahama Blue | Paradiso
Individual 24″ x 12″ x 4″ $499.00 $549.00
Individual 28″ x 16″ x 4″ $749.00 $849.00
Companion 36″ x 12″ x 4″ $799.00 $899.00
Companion 48″ x 12″ x 4″ $949.00 $1049.00

What is the cheapest type of grave marker?

Flat grave markers are the least expensive headstone option for both single and companion markers. Simple flat grave markers in gray granite with the name and dates of a person laser-etched will be your least expensive option, starting around $200.

What is a temporary grave marker?

A temporary grave marker is used in those instances where an individual passes and a permanent bronze grave memorial had yet been purchased prior to death. The temporary grave marker is a fast yet temporary solution to allow visitors visiting a loved ones grave site know that they are at the proper grave site.

What is the standard size for a grave marker?

Standard sizes for single graves are usually 24 by 12, 28 by 16, or 18 by 24 inches. Standard sizes for companion graves are usually 36 by 18 inches or 44 by 14 inches. Make sure the size of your headstone is within the range that your cemetery allows.

What does a grave marker look like?

Bevel markers, usually about 8 inches thick, which lie flat on the ground at the head of the grave and rise above the grass. Slant markers, sometimes called “pillow stones,” usually about 18 inches tall, which sit flat on the ground with the front of the stone angled back, creating a wedge shape.

Can I make my own headstone?

Making a headstone yourself is a great alternative, especially to those who want to create something in memory of a loved one and/or have something that feels a little more personal. Homemade headstones are also great ideas for those who want to mark the grave or favorite spot of a family pet or companion.

How long do you have to wait to put a headstone on a grave?

six months
While there is no one specific rule around how long you need to wait before you can put a headstone on a burial grave, as a guideline figure it is recommended that you wait for at least six months, if not longer.