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Gravestone Cleaning and Maintenance Services

Cleaning Services
While it’s true that monuments last forever, they can and do get dirty over time. If you are interested in using our professional cleaning and restoration services to return your monument or grave marker to its original appearance, please contact the Peter Troost Monument Company at 708-544-0916 for a cleaning quotation. Single granite grave marker cleanings start at just $135 and all the work can be done right on-site.

Maintenance Services
Did you know that an excessively cold Chicago winter can cause your monument to move? If the frost line reaches beneath the monument foundation in the cemetery, it can cause the foundation, and therefore the monument, to sink or tilt. The headstone can even become crooked by appearing to ‘walk’ across the foundation. Additionally, the tablet and base of older monuments were often sealed together with lead. Lead was the best material available at the time but it can become brittle and break away as the years go by. When this seal is broken, water can seep into the joint and cause the tablet to move around on the base during freeze and thaw cycles. Our monument maintenance and restoration services can straighten and level existing memorials in the cemetery as well as reseal a monument tablet back to its base. Pricing is very reasonable and the work done can preserve your gravestone for decades to come. If you are interested in our repair and maintenance services, please call our office for a quote at 708-544-0916.

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Pricing and Ordering Info

Get information about prices for monuments and memorials. Learn how to order by downloading or printing our informative PDF.
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Headstone Purchase Process

Watch our YouTube video to learn about the process of purchasing a headstone, monument, marker or cemetery memorial.
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Chicago Cemetery Info

We have been designing memorials for Chicago cemeteries since 1889. Learn about memorial guidelines specified by Chicago cemeteries.
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On-Site Date Engraving

We can engrave a date and name on-site in a cemetery by matching the style used on an existing monument or marker.
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Epitaphs

There is something special to say about everyone but summarizing a life in just a few words can be very difficult.
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Video: Before You Buy

Listen to Lisa Troost explain the things you should know before you buy a headstone, monument, marker or cemetery memorial.
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Customer Testimonials

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