How to Properly Clean Your Watch

How to Properly Clean Your Watch


Step 1

Be sure that the crown of the device is securely attached. Because the crown is the most vulnerable part you want to ensure that it gets zero water damage.

Step 2

Add a couple of drops of mild soap (dish soap) to a bowl of warm water.

Step 3

Use a microfiber cloth to wipe down the casing of the watch. For watches that are water resistant up to 30m, a damp cloth is the safest bet. If the water resistance is more than this then it should be safe to use a  new, soft - bristled toothbrush and clean a bit more thoroughly. If the water resistance is 100m+ it is usually safe to soak it entirely, but that's likely unnecessary.

FlavorOfTime Tip: If the dirt residue has built up tremendously; it may be a good idea to take your watch to a local jewelry cleaner.

Step 4

After step 3, you should safely rinse off any residue. Use the same method chosen for Step 3 to ensure you're not damaging your watch to more water than it can handle.

Step 5

It is safe to dry your watch with a microfiber cloth. Microfiber does not scratch and assists with giving your watch a beautiful shine.


Cleaning the Watch Band

Metal Watch bands can be cleaned using mild dish soap and warm water used for the face of the device.

It is important to note that leather bands will usually be damaged if exposed to moisture. So, to clean, simply wipe the leather down with a soft, dry cloth.

For specialty materials, it is a wise idea to consult your manufacturer's instructions or even your jeweler.

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