Blog posts about Maintenance

Thoughts On Cleaning Your Watch – Part 3

Non waterproof watch on Leather, Rubber, NATO, Stainless steel or Precious metal. This part of the article will only look after the watch itself and not the type of strap as they have all been covered. Seeing as it is a watch is not waterproof then no water or any other liquid for that matter. […]

Thoughts On Cleaning Your Watch – Part 2

Last week I went covered briefly how I clean my stainless steel and precious metal pieces, this article will cover those timepieces on rubber and NATO straps as well as leather straps. Waterproof watch on Rubber and NATO. First we have the watches on rubber straps, these predominantly are treated by me in exactly the […]

Thoughts On Cleaning Your Watch – Part 1

Having handled a large number of watches in my time and also possessing extremely oily skin, I am prone to leaving my grubby paw prints over everything! I would be a rather rubbish thief… Right, first and foremost it boils down to what time of timepiece you are trying to clean. Is it waterproof, because […]

Proper Maintenance of a Rolex – Part II

In part one of this article, day-to-day maintenance of a Rolex watch was discussed from the point of view of someone who many have never before owned a mechanical watch. In Part II, using this same perspective, the mid to longer term maintenance requirements of a Rolex watch will be examined. Once a Year It’s […]

Proper Maintenance of a Rolex – Part I

Many new to Rolex ownership (or mechanical watch ownership in general) may not be aware of what is needed to do to properly maintain a Rolex watch. Mechanical watches are different from the typical quartz watches most people are accustomed to wearing. Generally speaking, there really isn’t much to do to a quartz watch to keep […]

Maintaining Your Rolex Watch – Part II: The Strap

Maintaining Your Watch Part II – The Watch Strap In Part I of Maintaining Your rolex Watch, we discussed some of the daily maintenance rituals that watch owners should perform each day.  Like owning anything mechanical, there are maintenance items that need to be performed periodically to insure that your watch continues lifelong operation. One […]