FAQ's for Servicing Your Watch
How often should I service my watch?
The general recommendation is every 3 to 5 years for mechanical watches, and less frequently for quartz watches. However, this can vary depending on the brand and model.
What does a watch service include?
A typical service includes disassembling the movement, cleaning all the parts, replacing any worn components, reassembling and lubricating the movement, and then calibrating and testing the watch for accuracy.
Can I service my watch myself?
While basic maintenance like cleaning and battery changes can be done at home, full servicing is complex and requires specialized tools and expertise. It's usually best left to professionals.
How long does a watch service take?
This can vary widely depending on the type of watch and the extent of service required. It can range from a few days to several weeks. On average a standard movement service takes between 3-4 weeks.
How much does it cost to service a watch?
While we have general pricing above, the cost may depend on the type of watch, the brand, and the extent of service needed. If you're not sure, just reach out to us here.
What happens if I don’t service my watch?
Neglecting service can lead to decreased accuracy and potential damage to the watch’s internal components, which can be more costly to repair in the long run.
Can water resistance be affected by servicing?
Servicing usually includes checking and maintaining the watch's water resistance. However, it's important to have the water resistance checked regularly, especially if the watch is frequently exposed to water.
Will servicing restore my watch to its original condition?
While servicing can significantly improve the performance and appearance of a watch, it may not always restore it to its original factory condition, especially if the watch is very old or heavily worn.
Do you use genuine replacement parts?
Certainly! We commit to exclusively utilizing authentic Rolex components for any necessary replacements, guaranteeing an optimal fit for your timepiece.