Here at Sky Caskets, we understand how difficult it is to lose a loved one. That’s why we’re here to help you through every step of the process, from choosing the right casket to customizing it to your specific needs. We know this is a difficult time for you, and we’re here to make it a little bit easier.
What is walnut wood?
Walnut, by definition, is a hardwood that comes from a deciduous tree and has a rich, chocolaty brown color that grows darker with age and is quickly becoming a popular choice.
Is walnut good quality wood for a casket?
Walnut wood is known for being durable and robust. So when purchasing walnut caskets, you know you’re receiving quality.
How long does a wood casket last?
On average, wood caskets last for around 50 years.
What is the difference between wood and metal caskets?
The most significant difference between a wood and a metal casket is how the lid closes against the shell of the casket. While both are great options, wood caskets have been the more traditional route, while metal caskets are more durable.
How much does a walnut casket cost?
At Sky Casket, you will find a variety of walnut caskets to choose from, including a Wasatch walnut wood casket, wellington walnut wood casket, or the parliament walnut wood casket that costs from $2,195 to $2,595.
How do you get the casket to the funeral home?
Funeral homes must allow their customers the option to purchase caskets and other services from any third party. They do not have to purchase a casket from the funeral home and, in fact, often save thousands of dollars purchasing it from somewhere else. That said, per federal law, funeral homes must accept the delivery of caskets.
What other wood options for caskets are there?
Sky caskets offer a wide variety of other wood options like poplar, mahogany, maple, cherry, cedar, pine, oak, and ash.