Choosing a casket is without a doubt one of the most difficult tasks to complete when you have to plan a memorial or a funeral service. It is also one of the most important tasks since the choice of casket will help provide closure and a befitting a final goodbye. To choose the right casket for your loved one, consider the guidelines provided below.
Purpose of the Casket
A casket can be used for cremation, to be buried directly in the ground or in a burial vault. When selecting a casket, you should know exactly how they will be used exactly. A cremation casket should be made of wood, inexpensive and combustible materials. A burial casket should be made of strong materials that can last for many years.
Material of the Casket
Caskets come in a wide variety of materials, including metal, wood, semi-metal and biodegradable materials. When selecting a casket based on the material, you should consider the morals of the departed. For instance, if they were advocates for the environment, then it wouldn’t be appropriate to choose a casket made from expensive, exotic and rare wood.
Size of the Casket
A properly sized casket is important to ensure a dignified final send off for a dearly departed loved one. The good news is that caskets are now available in a wide variety of sizes. Finding the right size casket is a lot easier now since they are made specific caskets for different size types. You definitely do not want to have a casket that is too big or too small for a final resting place for you loved one.
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