How to take care of your watch?

Strap adjustmentAlthough one in four people say they don’t use their watches for telling the time, they certainly use them as a fashion accessory. Watches are becoming more and more a status symbol and they can tell something about your lifestyle. So here are some tips to take care of your watch and to keep it in perfect condition.

1 Clean your watch with a soft cloth

To keep your watch in good running condition, clean your watch case and the strap on a regular basis. If your watch is not waterproof, use a dry, soft polishing cloth to wipe the case and strap to remove any excessive dirt. If your watch is water resistant, you can clean it by using a damp cloth. If you want to know whether your watch is waterproof or not, read all about it in our waterproof watch blog.

2 Avoid contact with chemicals

Exposing your watch to chemicals like soap, detergents, cosmetics and perfumes can damage your watch case or strap. Wait until creams or perfume dry completely on your skin before wearing your watch. Also prolonged exposure to direct sunlight can cause fading on the watch, so avoid lengthy contact with sunshine .

If your watch strap suffers from irreparable damage, you can easily get it replaced without buying a new watch. For your information MISTER MINIT has more than 200 watch straps in its assortment.


3 Service your watch regularly

Ideally, a mechanical watch should be serviced every two years, while a quartz watches can be serviced every three years. Also, replace a dead battery as soon as possible to avoid the risk of leakage that can cause a serious damage to your watch.

But remember…

Never open your watch by yourself!