Not everyone has visited funeral homes in Peoria, AZ. Or, if you have been to a funeral home, perhaps it was a long time ago and you don’t really remember what it was like. All the information you have came from what you’ve seen on TV and in the movies. That’s not always the most realistic picture for what funeral homes are really like. When you have to visit these businesses, you are either dealing with a loss or you are trying to plan your own services in advance. Either way, it’s good to know what you can expect to see when you arrive. Here are a few myths and the reality of what you’ll actually experience.

The Rooms Are Dark And Dank

People often think that funeral homes have rooms that are dark and depressing. After all, those who are inside are often in mourning. However, rooms are just the opposite. They’re often bright with natural light, bright colors on the walls, plenty of lighting, and a welcoming atmosphere. These elements have a positive experience on those how are grieving and makes people feel more optimistic and have more hope. Spaces are open and ready for those who need them, but they certainly don’t have to be dark and depressing to do a good job.

Decorations Are Dark And Morbid

While black is the traditional color that is known for being present at funerals, it isn’t a color that is prevalent on the walls or in the decorations at funeral homes. In fact, there are generally a lot of upbeat colors. There are decorations in wall paper, on floors, and in plants that bring optimism to the space. Flowers are also all over the place and their scent and appearance brightens up the spaces as well.

Caskets Are Easy To See In The Funeral Home

When you think of a funeral home, you think of caskets. Are they lining the hallway? Do you see them right when you walk through the front door? Of course not. Not everyone who needs final services uses a casket and it would be tacky to have them sitting out on display where everyone could see them. If you need a casket, the viewing of those options is done in a private room. What’s easier to see in the funeral home are chairs and sofas for rest and private moments, flower arrangements, and welcoming rooms.

If you want to know more about the funeral homes in Peoria, AZ, search some websites, talk to the professionals on the phone, and visit Thompson Funeral Chapel for a tour. We’re here to help in any way we can. Whether you know what you want for your final services or not, we can offer our price list and package options to get you off to a good start in your information-gathering. If you are trying to care for a loved one who passed on, we’re here for that as well.

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