Watch Repair Is More Than Gears and Gizmos


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Ever bought a gadget? Where did you get it repaired? Almost everything comes with a user manual and at the end of the manual are names of places where you can get it repaired. Watches are no exceptions. From the dials to the movements to the glass, everything gets worn and at some point or the other you find yourself getting your watch repaired.

Watch repairs are done in almost every store that carries them. One of the most common things that go wrong with a watch is that their time telling abilities falter. This can be due to many reasons. The ones that run on battery cells usually need a change and the hand wound ones need a new wheel. But as the watches of today’s day and age do much more than tell time, their repairs are also complicated.

The Tissot T touch has so many various functions that tell the atmospheric pressure, the temperature, the direction and so on that it usually continues to tell the right time while one or more of the other functions falter. Even the straps or the fancy bracelets can need repairs. Depending on the item that needs repair and the store that one chooses, almost all the watches can be repaired for a fair price.

Most of the big names in watch making today have their own web sites and you can easily visit them and locate a place nearby for their watch repairs. Some web sites even allow you to send the broken item to them in a box with a check and a return address. The best part is that all repairs are guaranteed for 12 months.

Some web sites will fix watches of only certain companies. That watch owned by your grandfather can also be repaired. There are people who deal in restoration of antique watches, though for the money charged by them one could easily buy a new watch. Then again, the thrill of having a hundred year old watch that works is awesome.

Watch repair is not only limited to the functions of a watch but cosmetic repairs can also be done. Crystal replacement or fixing bracelets and even the watch boxes are common in today’s age.

Movement overhauls, with disassembly, cleaning, lubricating and reassembly are the obvious repairs and most watches have seen them. Some people even get custom repairs done to their timepieces where some kind of dial or movement could be added to the already existing watch. Strangely waterproof watches are the ones that usually get repaired for water entry in the movements.

In conclusion it would be best to say that whether one wants a small repair done or some vintage watch repaired it is best to consider all the options. There are many to choose from and guarantees are taken for the work done. So the next time you find your time piece faltering make sure you send it to the best watch doctors who will safely and surely do a good watch repair job.

For more information on watches try visiting , a website that specializes in providing watch related tips, advice and resources to include information on watch repair.


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