There are many words for a marker placed over a grave. The most popular tend to be: headstone, tombstone, and gravestone. Harbor Caskets provides a guide to buying a gravestone through a general overview, as well as a quick look into Christian, Jewish, and Muslim tombstones.
Planning a funeral service may seem like a daunting task. Rest assured, there are many excellent resources available to help you make the important choices efficiently and with peace of mind, all while helping you stay within your budget. Below is the Harbor Caskets guide to get your funeral planning process started.
Purchasing caskets (or coffins) for sale online can yield several benefits, such as the considerably low prices when compared to buying through a funeral home as well as the flexibility and comfort of being able to shop anywhere, anytime the internet is available to you.
We at Harbor Caskets understand purchasing a casket in general, let alone online, can be an overwhelming process. This is why we are constantly striving to create the simplest, most stress-free experience for our customers. Part of creating this experience is being as clear and transparent about the process of buying a casket or coffin from us. Here is a breakdown of everything that happens from when you enter Harbor Caskets website, to delivery of your casket.
The main goal of hospice care is to assist with a patient’s level of comfort when curative treatments options are no longer being administered. Harbor Caskets provides a breakdown of what is hospice care, the details of how it works, what is palliative care, and how it compares to hospice.
A funeral or memorial service at a funeral home location isn’t the only option. In recent years, more and more families have opted for funerals at a more intimate location and in a ceremony of their own design. These funerals and memorial services are commonly known as “Do-It-Yourself,” or DIY. Harbor Caskets offers a guide on how to DIY a funeral or memorial service.
Purchasing a final resting place happens during several different timelines. While plots are often purchased for immediate use, it is not uncommon for people to purchase a cemetery plot while they are still alive. No matter the timeline, Harbor Caskets offers a guide on how to find the perfect final resting place.
After a person dies, their physical body will need to be gently cared for until the time of burial or cremation. Many people choose to care for a body at home for several reasons, including preservation, preparation, respect, and tradition. Harbor Caskets provides a guide to break down how to care for a body at home.
Harbor Caskets offers a breakdown of some of the different styles (of coffins and caskets) and materials (metal caskets, wooden caskets, and particle board caskets) available to choose from our collection of caskets for sale.
As the name suggests, a green, or “natural,” burial emphasizes an environmentally sustainable burial. The modern definition of a “traditional burial,” usually means the use of funeral home and public cemetery, embalming services, and a casket burial inside a concrete vault. In this article, Harbor Caskets explores both burial methods.