What makes a watch waterproof?



One of the most common and avoidable watch disasters we see every single day is from moisture getting inside a watch.  Again and again, the customer will respond, "But it's water proof."  What most people don't realize is that what that means is that it is water tight when it leaves the manufacturer. This is not a permanent condition but one that must be maintained in order to ensure the protection of the watch in the future.  Parts age over time, gaskets dry out and even the smallest space will allow condensation and moisture to invade.  The watch must be periodically tested and resealed in order to preserve the protection.  Watch this video to see exactly what is involved in this process and why it it so essential to the continued functioning of your watch.