You may think that choosing a coffin is not the most fun you’ll have but it does need some consideration and surprisingly there’s an extensive selection.
The right casket is hard to find, especially when you consider the cost. Whether your family is “only the best will do” or if they don’t like throwing money away – considering what type of coffins want in advance can definitely save them some headaches!
traditions are important when it comes to funerals, but there’s also a lot of choice in how you want your final journey. You can go with traditional solid wood or veneer coffins for an old-fashioned feel that will be perfect if this is something more contemporary and green looking? There’re lots of other materials too: seagrass; banana leaves (which have been used since ancient times); cardboard–whatever suits the person who needs their specifics taken care off! If bright colours aren’t really what one thinks about at death then don’t worry because colourful coffins exist designed from images patterns etc., personalised using photos which added life back into these former
A word to the wise, keep in mind that the life of a coffin is short lived (no pun intended). Ultimately it will either be cremated or buried. Your choice should be based on
- What you can afford
- Which material you think is appropriate
- What you like the look of
One of the most popular options for transportation and display, cardboard coffins are becoming increasingly common in today’s world. They provide an environmentally friendly alternative that can be personalized with a picture or other keepsake to represent your loved one deserves pride during their time under wraps!
You may have seen the cardboard coffin featured in Coronation Street in January 2014, at the funeral of Hayley Cropper. Amazingly that tv programme alone increased the demand for these more colourful coffins so I expect we will be seeing a lot more of them over coming years.
Willow coffins offer a natural and unique alternative to the traditional wooden box. They come in various shapes, colours & sizes that you can customize with handles or plates for personalization; they even have curved edges! If eco-friendly is what matters most then choose wicker models because these contain no harmful chemicals like formaldehyde which leaks out of other materials when decay occurs over time .
In addition to wicker and cardboard, you can also choose from this eco range:
Seagrass Coffins – grown in paddy fields flooded with sea water
Cane Coffins – grown in degraded forests with poor quality soil
Cocostick Coffins – made from the stems from the leaves of coconut palms
Loom Coffins – made from spun natural paper
Bamboo Coffins – the fastest growing woody plant in the world
Banana Coffins – made from the spun leaves of a banana plant
Buying a Coffin
The eco-friendly coffins are becoming more popular as people search for ways to reduce their impact on Earth.
A typical funeral includes a lot of routines and traditions; one such tradition is the purchase of an expensive casket, The good news? You don’t need any special knowledge or tools because there’s plenty available online these days – especially if you’re looking in advance so that when tragedy strikes it won’t be quite so painful knowing how much money was wasted at least
If you find a supplier online that sells direct, then ask your local Funeral Director if they can get it for you.
If you do get the option to buy directly from the supplier, it could save you money but you should check that the Funeral Director is happy for you to use your own.
Prices vary depending on your preferences and your budget ranging from £100 to £1,000.
Prepaid funerals offer an affordable way to plan for your loved one’s final journey. You can choose from many different packages, including coffins in various qualities based on the level of service that you want them used with – whether it be at home or abroad!
The funeral directors and plan providers are happy to help you choose an option that is just right for your needs.