If you want to have cremation services in Baltimore, MD for a loved one, you have a variety of options from which to choose. You can have the cremation in a direct manner, which happens soon after death and doesn’t include any services beforehand. Or you can have a visitation and funeral before the cremation. When you do that, you may want to rent a casket for your loved one for those services. Here are a few benefits of casket rental.

1-Cost Savings

Of course, you are welcome to purchase a casket at any time, but when your loved one is using it just for a few services, and then being cremated, it makes more sense to rent a casket. You can save a lot of money by renting a casket instead of purchasing one. Plus, what will you do with the casket once your loved one is cremated?

2-Option Variety

If you were to purchase a casket, you might be limited on what you can afford. However, renting a casket, since it is much less expensive, can get you the casket you want for their services without breaking your funeral budget. You can have something more carved, ornate, and beautiful without worrying about the purchasing cost.

3-Environmental Friendliness

Cremation is a good option if you are worried about the state of the environment. Your loved one’s ashes can be kept or scattered anywhere and not have an impact on the environment. Burying caskets, especially of certain materials, like metal, can have an ill effect on the soil. When you rent a casket instead of burying one, you are removing that effect from the ground.

4-Best Of Both Worlds

If you rent a casket for your loved one so you can have a visitation, get that final goodbye, and then honor them with a funeral, you are getting the best of both funeral disposition methods. You get all the traditions of a funeral along with the cremation that will give them a final resting place of your choice. It’s a nice way to honor a loved one and give the family a chance to say the final goodbye and get the closure they need.

When you are rea ready to choose a rental casket for services before cremation services in Baltimore, MD, you are welcome to contact the professionals at Hari P. Close Funeral Service, P.A. We can help you with whatever type of service you want and whatever type of casket you need, rental or otherwise. You can call us for options at (410) 327-3100 and we can go over things on the phone or you can stop by and talk to our funeral director at 5126 Belair Rd Baltimore, MD 21206. We’re here to help you through this difficult process so you can honor your loved one in whatever way you see fit. We want you to get the options you need to get closure and be able to move forward with your life in a positive manner.