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How to Repair and Maintain the Watch?

Dec 20,2017/Maintenance

As an accessory that we often wear in our daily life, what should we pay attention to when wearing a watch? It can make our watch live longer. First of all, we need to understand how sturdy and durable watches are not invincible, not without possible damage. How should we repair and maintain them after damage?


1. Maintenance of the watch


Our first step needs to be checked. A complete overhaul of the movement is divided into various steps such as disassembly, inspection, cleaning, replacement of jewel bearings or any parts showing signs of wear. The overhaul also includes polishing the watch case and, if necessary, replacing the glass. Thereafter, the movement is reassembled, adjusted and oiled. After that, the watch is subjected to a series of tests required by the watch factory.


Your watch is a precision instrument that requires frequent maintenance. Although the whole process will take several weeks, it is still one of the important guarantees to prolong the life of the watch. Professionals recommend cleaning and overhauling your watch every three years to ensure its proper functioning. If the watch needs a larger adjustment, it means that the movement needs to be overhauled.


2. Frequently asked questions about repairing watches


The most common conditions are nothing more than water ingress and collision. Unless the mechanical watch is marked with a waterproof function, it is absolutely necessary to avoid water entering the case, because water will cause mechanical corrosion and be very destructive. The sea water is also untouchable.


Even if the waterproof watch is marked, it can only have a one-year waterproof guarantee, because the waterproof ring of the watch will be worn out after a whole year of wear and tear, plus various unavoidable external factors such as sweat and dust, it will definitely be tired, so after a year It must be replaced with a new waterproof ring, otherwise it will not have waterproof function.


In addition to waterproofing, it is also necessary to prevent collisions. Within the scope of economic capacity, it is advisable to replace two or three watches in daily life: wear a mechanical watch during static activities, and wear a quartz watch during work. Adjusting the time to local conditions can help prolong the life of the watch.


3. How much does it cost to repair a watch?


The more expensive the watch, the greater the risk that the repair shop takes, so the maintenance cost of such a top-level watch is naturally higher. How to repair the watch? Watch maintenance includes services such as cleaning and oiling, testing waterproofing, and replacing movement parts. The more high-end the internal parts of the watch are, the more delicate the internal parts are. When wiping oil, the technical requirements for disassembly and installation are also higher. The maintenance price is 1/10-1/20 of the price of the watch.

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