For many of us, a watch is one of the most precious items you can never leave your home without. After all, it not only helps us organize our time and daily activities but it also complements your look. However, there might come a time when batteries in quartz watch movements become flat and need replacing. But how can you tell if your watch battery needs changing or your watch needs servicing. Read on and find out more.
Your Watch is no Longer Operational
One thing you ought to keep in mind is that quartz movements tends to be complex and feature numerous tiny pieces that work together. In case of any default with one of the features, then your watch might come to a halt. That is why you need to replace your battery watch every 1-3 years if you’re to keep it running.
If your watch has ground to a halt, chances are it drained its battery completely, or is in dire need of service. In case your replace the battery but the same problem persists, then it might be a movement fault. Therefore, you need to have it checked by experts to figure out the underlying reason behind it.
It does not keep the Correct Time
By now you should be aware of the fact that quartz watches boast of accurate movements thus keeping almost perfect time. Of course, mechanical movements still keep great time but it might end up losing a couple of minutes every day. This is mostly the case when having a vintage model.
If your watch seems to be losing a certain amount of time or gaining more, it would be better to inspect the movement. Failure to do so may end up damaging the watch to the extent it will not help you with anything.
By changing the battery of your watch, you’ll not have to worry about any issues. Keep in mind there are different watch battery sizes out there and hence you need to exercise caution before making a purchase.