More and more people consider collecting watches as an important milestone in their lives, but how to make this life partner, worn on wrist, accompany you for a long time, about watch care and about watches You should know key maintenance points .
Frequency of regular maintenance
Even if watch is not worn often or there are no particular problems with it, watch experts still recommend taking watch to factory regularly for service. A watch is an extremely precise object, and a professional watchmaker needs to evaluate many internal conditions, so it is generally recommended to maintain a mechanical watch for 3-5 years, and a watch with a high wearing frequency is recommended to be maintained for 3 years. Return for maintenance, and if it is a mechanical watch that is not often worn, be sure to repair winding, in addition, pay attention to replacing battery for quartz watches, and remember to take out battery for watches that are not often worn.
What should I do if I get wet or magnetized?
In addition to fear of collisions, moisture and magnetism are common problems in mechanical watches. "Magnetism" refers to effect of magnetic force on watch parts, which in turn causes problems with travel time accuracy. Nowadays, people often use a variety of 3C products. If they are too close to a strong magnetic field or take too long, accuracy may be affected. But don't worry if you are accidentally magnetized, you only need to find a professional and reliable 3C product. professional watch maintenance unit and master can demagnetize.
In addition, mechanical watches should also avoid exposure to high temperatures and excessively humid environments, such as bathing or bathing in hot springs, using steam room and stove, etc. If your watch is a waterproof or diving watch, remember to check if crown is locked before entering water. If you go to the beach and come into contact with salt water, you can rinse them with a small amount of clean water. If you do accidentally get wet, please go to a professional watch shop and repair shop as soon as possible to avoid corrosion of internal parts.
What to do for daily cleaning?
Watches with a leather strap should be gently wiped with a flannel cloth, watches with a ceramic strap, chain and rubber strap should be cleaned with a neutral detergent. If you want to enhance effect, you can use a soft toothbrush after brushing. Then wipe with a soft cloth.
Watch maintenance and cleaning is actually not as difficult as one might imagine, but remember that if you encounter a situation that you are not familiar with or cannot handle, be sure to return your watch to a trusted watch store or This is a branded service and repair shop that will help you keep your watch in good condition.