Similar to your home or vehicle, cemetery monuments may require maintenance over time.
Seasonally, Sagel Bloomfield Danzansky Goldberg Funeral Care, Inc. recommends to every family that they clean the memorial at least once. This can quite easily be done yourself on an annual basis, however, after a period of time, organic growth and dirt build-up may require a thorough cleaning service by expert technicians.
Today, Sagel Bloomfield Danzansky Goldberg Funeral Care, Inc. has a much better understanding of the climate and the effect it has on cemetery monuments. Experience tells us that softer materials, such as marble and concrete, and even certain engraving techniques used on granite, do not typically withstand the elements and over time may become illegible.
Monuments can become dirty or stained by air pollution, hard irrigation water, tree sap, birds, or any number of other sources. Properly cleaned, a monument will be truly a fine piece of memorial art.
Some tips on cleaning a monument:
A monument cleaning service may be needed. Many will also restore the landscaping around the monument.