How are caskets sealed?

Answer According to the Funeral Consumers Alliance, most caskets are not sealed so that natural dehydration can occur. If the buyer chooses to have the casket sealed, rubber gaskets are used. Because this... Read More »

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Do caskets leak?

Yes, even expensive, solid wood and metal caskets tend to leak over time. Caskets that are occupied and buried do not effectively seal body fluids in or keep ground water out.Source:Orlando Sentine... Read More »

How Do Caskets Lock?

Caskets typically lock with a catch-type lock composed of a locking pin and a receiving element. The locking pin allows the lock to engage and remain engaged with the receiving element and is screw... Read More »

How are caskets constructed?

The choice of a casket is an extremely personal decision. Deciding which casket is the best choice depends on several factors such as cost, personal taste, the type of interment and religious laws.... Read More »

Are rental caskets legal?

Yes, renting a casket is legal and is a cost-effective option in cases where a body is to be cremated. Some states even require that funeral homes that offer casket rentals inform customers of this... Read More »