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How to care for a monument

After you buy a monument or headstone for a loved one, it’s important to take proper care of it. This article gives information on the best practices on how to care for a memorial. Granite monuments are made to stand the test of time. Granite is a long lasting natural material which will last forever. Weather will naturally influence the appearance of any monument over a long period of time. With a granite monument being in the rain and other weather, it will naturally be washed by the rain. That’s why if you visit a cemetery, you’ll see that the granite monuments will continue to hold their appearance, while other monuments made of other materials might not hold up as...

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Sterling Monument adds to Veterans Remembrance Wall

Sterling Monument continues to honor veterans by adding names to the Veterans Remembrance Wall in De Leon, TX. The Veterans Wall displays names of veterans of several wars, including the Gulf War, Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Cold War, featured in the photo here. Around 95 names were added or corrected to help honor these veterans. We believe that it’s important to recognize and remember those who fought and sacrificed for our country, so we are honored to be part of this Veterans Remembrance Wall. This memorial is a reminder that we continue to fight for our freedoms all across the world, and we have the freedoms we enjoy today because of the service of those across all of our military...

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Popular epitaphs

The epitaph is an important part of your monument as you go through the decision making process of designing a monument or memorial. We’ve come up with a list of our most popular epitaphs, so feel free to browse through these when you are choosing which monument epitaph works best for your loved one. Sometimes a little inspiration goes a long way. Read below for our Sterling Monument most popular 100 epitaphs as you buy a monument, headstone, or memorial. A Beautiful Memory Lingers A free spirit A Life That Will Be Deeply Missed A Life Well-Lived Leaves Behind A Beautiful Bouquet of Memories A long life well lived. A soul at peace. Ageless beauty, running wild. Always loving, always...

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State Championship markers

We’ve created dozens of State Championship markers for schools. Football teams, golf teams, basketball teams, baseball teams, and others have won State Championships and other awards. We’ve manufactured the markers and memorials for various schools and school districts, and we’d love to talk to you about helping your school commemorate this amazing achievement. Call Sterling Monument today at 254-653-2363. The monuments we make are beautiful, and we provide full service. We can work with you to create something that works perfectly for your school. We will go from the idea stage to creating a sketch for you, all the way to manufacturing and setting the marker for you. - Sterling Monument, 254-653-2363 visit www.sterlingmonument.com to start the process.

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Memorializing a pet

Pets are part of the family. To some people, pets are everything. We love our dogs, cats, horses, and multitude of other pets who endear themselves to us and love us in return. But how do we memorialize a pet who has passed on? Sterling Monument can help you celebrate the life of a pet with a unique granite monument. You’ll be able to engrave your pet’s name and dates of life onto a lovely granite memorial so that you’ll also have that remembrance. This can be placed in a garden or yard, or even inside the home to commemorate that pet’s life. Some unique pieces for your dog, cat, horse, or other friend could be a 12x12 granite piece...

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