April is only a few days away and the weather will be getting warmer.
This time of the year brings the beginning of a new season of hands-on cemetery preservation workshops in Ohio and in the Midwest region -- held at cemeteries large and small; city and rural (township) -- so you'll want to be sure and attend those that promote safe practices so you don't end up ruining the very gravestones you are striving to protect and preserve.
We'll brush up on the basics -- the Best Practices for cleaning gravestones because:
Grave Marker Cleaning Methods Matter!
The "Approved and NOT Approved Chart" below can be used as a handy one-page reference and reminder tool to stay on track to make the correct choices for products and practices.
(***The right-hand column is the Unapproved
No No Never Use Column!***)
Also, sharing a link to "Stone Revival Historical Preservation" and specifically the Page devoted to properly Cleaning Headstones