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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 Kornick & Berliner Monument Company at 773-764-7600 for a cleaning quotation. Single granite grave marker cleanings start at just $190 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 773-764-7600.



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We specialize in Jewish markers and monuments featuring Hebrew lettering, symbols and imagery. Browse galleries to get design ideas.
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Ideas for Epitaphs

There is something special to say about everyone but summarizing a life in just a few words can be very difficult. Browse example inscriptions.
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Preserve your memories of joy with a landscape rock, dog or cat urn, etched portrait marker, bronze plaque or garden memorial.
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