When the direct cremation is completed, you’ll need an urn to put the ashes in. There are numerous places where you can purchase an urn, but you’ll find that there are good reasons to stick with the Midwest City, OK direct cremation provider you hire to do the final services.
Here’s a look at a couple of options you can choose from when you need to get a cremation urn.
First Option: Crematorium
Your best option, by far, is to buy a cremation urn from the crematorium that you hire to do the body disposition. There are numerous reasons why this is the case. Here are some of them:
1. They Know Their Stuff: You can count on a crematorium to know everything there is to know about buying and maintaining cremation urns. They will be able to give you expert recommendations based on what you plan to do with the urn and how much you want to pay. Some people keep urns in their homes, others bury them, and yet others do other things. A crematorium will be able to give you advice and recommendations.
2. Less Moving Parts: If you buy from a source other than the crematorium you’ve hired to perform the cremation, you will have to work with more than one company. By working with the crematorium that will perform the final services and another entity that will sell you the urn, you will have more on your plate than is necessary. By working solely with the crematorium for products and services, you’ll be under less stress as you plan towards the direct cremation. And why wouldn’t you want to do whatever you can to make a stressful period a little less so?
Second Option: Online Store
There’s no denying that the e-commerce revolution has made buying and selling easier for many people. It makes sense to buy lots of different kinds of things online since it can be cheaper and more convenient than if you buy them at brick-and-mortar stores. But there are certain things you should buy in-person. Unless you’re buying the urn from the online store affiliated with the crematorium that will perform final services for your deceased loved one, you should be wary about buying an urn online. An online retailer not affiliated with a crematorium won’t be able to offer you the specialized help you need. There’s also the risk, when buying online, that the urn might not be delivered by the time you need it.
Are you looking for direct cremation in Midwest City, OK? You’ll be in good hands if you get in touch with us at Oklahoma City Cremation. Give us a call at (405) 608-4141 to speak to someone about your direct cremation needs. Whether you need to plan final services for a deceased relative or you want to preplan one for yourself, you can count on us. You can also visit us in person at 910 NW 79th St Oklahoma City, OK 73114 to speak with us in person. We’re here to assist you in any way we can so don’t hesitate to reach out to us for the help you need.