How to Properly Clean a Headstone

At Farren Memorials we like to tell people How to Properly Clean a Headstone. Almost all of us have had to deal with the loss of a loved one. The grief that follows can be all-consuming and leave us feeling lost.

One way to help deal with our grief is by visiting the final resting place of our loved one and keeping it tidy. In this blog post, we will show you the proper way to clean a headstone.

How to Properly Clean a Headstone

Cleaning a headstone is not as difficult as it may seem.

With just a few basic supplies, you can have your loved one’s headstone looking shiny and new in no time.

Here are the supplies you’ll need:

  • A bucket
  • Water
  • Mild dish soap
  • A soft-bristled brush
  • A clean cloth

Now that you have your supplies, let’s get started!

Fill your bucket with water and add a small amount of mild dish soap.

Dunk your brush in the soapy water and then begin scrubbing the headstone in a circular motion.

Be sure to go over the entire surface of the stone.

If there are any tough spots, you can use a soft-bristled toothbrush to get into all the nooks and crannies.

Once you’ve scrubbed the entire headstone, rinse it off with clean water from your bucket.

Use your cloth to dry-off any remaining water droplets.

And that’s it! You’ve successfully cleaned your loved one’s headstone.

What next?

We hope this guide was helpful in showing you how to properly clean a headstone.

Though the grieving process is difficult, keeping up with the maintenance of our loved ones’ final resting places can help us feel closer to them.

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