Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How long does it take for a monument to be fully completed?

For most cases, although every situation is different, designing and building a monument generally takes up to three months to be fully completed. During winter months, the completion time can be elongated due to the cold weather.

Q: Should I not buy a monument during the winter months due to the elongated time for it to be completed?

No. There is never a time during the year that you should ever consider not buying a monument. Purchasing a monument during the winter months will increase your chances of the monument being ready for the spring months. Monuments can and should be bought at all times of the year.

Q: How much does a monument cost?

Monuments vary in price depending on the style, quality, color, and design. We will work with every family to ensure that they get the monument that their loved ones deserve. Please contact us if you have questions or stop into our showroom during our business hours regarding price.

Q: Should you purchase a monument in advance of a death?

The answer is yes. It is a good idea that yields many benefits.

Q: What are the benefits of purchasing a monument in advanced of a death?

There are several benefits including; the price is fixed to today’s prices, there is peace of mind for the family or person purchasing the monument, and it will reflect the choices of the person that the monument is for.

Q: Am I limited to buying a monument from only the cemetery?

No this is not true at all! All cemeteries are required by law to accept a monument from an outside dealer, including Design Monuments Company, as long as the monument meets their requirements.

Q: What are the requirements of monuments for cemeteries? 

Every cemetery has different requirements regarding the monuments that they allow in their cemetery. These requirements can vary in size, shape, color, and type of monument. Design Monuments Company will work diligently with you to insure that the monument you choose falls under the requirements of the cemetery of your choice.

Q: What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept all forms of payment, including cash, check, money order, and all major credit/debit cards.