Public art injects cities, towns and communities with aesthetic wonder and cultural cachet – along with instilling a sense of belonging and civic pride in the community.
HGH GRANITE BLOG
There’s a reason that contractors, artists, landscape architects and designers love working with granite as much as we love sourcing it for them. Granite rocks in every sense of the word. Here’s why…
At HGH Granite, we’ve had the huge honour of creating memorials and gravestones for a wide range of clients. Each brief is special to us, and we pour our expertise, knowledge and craftsmanship into every aspect. We believe cemetery memorials are important for many, many reasons – and here’s why:
One of the many advantages of using granite is it’s durability and the ability to look great for years with minimal maintenance. However, like everything else, granite can also suffer damage that might need an expert hand. This is where HGH Granite comes in to provide you with years of experience in installing and repairing granite in Ontario. Read on to learn more about our granite repair services.
The granite industry has changed dramatically in the past few decades. As fifth-generation granite suppliers, we are dedicated to providing our customers with high-quality products that will last for years and never go out of style. You can trust us to provide you with inspired services such as installation, repair, laser etching, and sandblasting. Learn what it truly means to experience the HGH Granite Difference.
Landmarks are essentially an embodiment of historical, cultural, and architectural significance. These timeless pieces of heritage demand a presence and position throughout the ages. Therefore they must be built to withstand the tests of time. Choosing the proper materials for your landmark can help establish its symbolic and functional significance. If you are unsure about granite stonework for your landmark project, here are some reasons to help you make the right decision.
Being a top-notch granite company, we get asked this question a lot: just what is granite? After all, we've dedicated our lives to being a granite stone supplier for over 90 years. Just what is it about granite that would call us to do this?
Unless you are a geologist or a rock hound, you probably don't think about granite very much. The reality is that in today's busy world, we have a lot to think about, such as getting the kids up and ready for school, going to work, and what we're going to have for dinner. We often take things for granted in this world that is full of ease compared to centuries ago. One such object we take for granted in granite.
Losing a loved one is one of the most difficult things to go through in life. However, many find solace in being able to visit them at their final resting place. While they won’t be able to respond or hug their visitor, it is nice to know that they are at peace and that there is location to go to when wanting to reminisce about the times that they shared together. For centuries, this was usually a burial plot or mausoleum, however in the last couple of decades, cremations have been on the rise. This has caused many cemeteries to consider investing in columbariums. In this blog post, we will discuss the benefits that columbariums provide.
While it is never easy to let go of a loved one, it is an inevitable part of life that our time here is not infinite.