Moloney Monuments specialise in the restoration of headstones, older gravestones and grave surrounds.
In many Irish graveyards, the granites in stone boulders, limestones and some marbles become prone to discolouration over time. However these stones can be completely restored to their original colour and look by our stonemasons.
To restore your memorial stone and grave surround we utilise a special grade of abrasive or blasting technique depending on the stone material so that we don’t erode or damage the structure of the stone.
All lettering will be repainted, re-gilded or touched up where necessary. In some cases, the headstone lettering may need to be engraved deeper into the stone, which can be done on-site by our stone cutter.
After your headstones and grave surrounds have been fully cleaned and rejuvenated we may apply a special stain proof sealer if required depending on the stone. The stain proof stone sealer is specially formulated to protect against the staining effect of weathering of stone outdoors and also enhances the true colour of your memorial stone.
To help reduce long term maintenance, we may apply concrete or cement on the inside of the grave borders if your grave plot is finished with stone or glass chippings. This provides a good even surface and enhances the appearance.
We can also wash and re-apply stone pebbles and glass chippings to the inside of the grave if required, or you can choose a new colour or style of stone chipping from our exclusive selection of grave chippings available in different colors and sizes.
For less maintenance in graves with turf, we can supply quality black peat moss and lay realistic looking imitation grass if required.