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5 Things You Should Know Before You Choose a Memorial

5 Things You Should Know Before You Choose a Memorial

Our dedication to detail is evident in each memorial we produce. When purchasing a memorial, you will generally need to consider five key factors.1. Memorial Style:Typically, you will choose from available options based on personal preferences or the wishes of the deceased. However, in some cases, specific steps may be…

The Mattos Monuments Way – Our Process

The Mattos Monuments Way – Our Process

At Mattos Monuments, we consider you as part of our family and treat you as such. Our process is simple and consists of four steps:1. Design: We spend time understanding the story, traditions, and unique characteristics of the memorialized person (s). We offer expert design services to portray these stories…

Designing A Grave Memorial

Designing a Grave Memorial

Regardless of the type of memorial you select, you will generally include the deceased’s name, date of birth, and date of death. In addition to this information, you have many options for enhancing your tribute. Should you have a photo? How about an illustration or quote? Should you use humor?…

Bronze Marker -Grave Marker Materials Style

Grave Marker Materials and Styles

Markers are available in various materials, but the most common are granite, bronze, or a combination. These materials are economical, long-lasting, and easy to maintain. Both are easy for artists, allowing designs ranging from simple and elegant to extravagant and detailed. It is essential to check with your cemetery to…

Types Of Grave Marker Memorials-Mattos Monuments

Types of Grave Marker Memorials

The words grave markers, headstones, and gravestones are often used interchangeably. In general, these terms can refer to any memorial that is placed on a grave. Cemeteries often use the term “monument” to refer to any upright memorial. “markers” generally refer to memorials that lie flat or are beveled. The…

Helpful Tips. Man is being assisted as he picks out granite colors for customizing your monument - choosing a headstone

Customizing Your Monument

Mattos Monuments understands losing a loved one is undoubtedly one of the most challenging and emotionally overwhelming experiences we face in life. During this difficult time, choosing a headstone to honor their memory becomes a significant part of the grieving process. A headstone serves as a permanent marker, preserving the…

different grave markers and memorials at a local monument company in californa

Buying From a Local Monument Company

Finding a headstone to honor your loved one can be daunting. Although there are a few different places you can purchase a headstone, a headstone or monument company is best equipped to provide the most quality and time-efficient experience. Monument companies can completely customize your design while providing the highest-quality…

photo of a gray granite flat ledger memorial for two people.

What is a Flat Ledger Memorial?

Flat ledger memorials offer a truly beautiful and meaningful way to honor the memory of a cherished loved one. The memorials come in various sizes and shapes to perfectly suit the preferences of the bereaved and the requirements of the cemetery.Crafted from durable granite, these flat markers cover the majority of…

How much is a headstone - a gravesite with a granite headstone created by Mattos Monuments

How Much is a Headstone?

Every headstone is a truly unique and special tribute to the person whose life it memorializes. At our company, we understand and appreciate the significance of this important tradition.We take great care in determining the appropriate memorial type that is allowed in your specific cemetery section. Once we have established…