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Water Resistant vs. Waterproof Watches

Learn how to tell if a watch is water-resistant, the water ratings for watches, and the activities each rating is suited for. Hope you brought your towel!

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How to Clean a Stainless Steel Watch

Stainless steel watches are durable and reliable timepieces that can last for years with the proper care and maintenance. Learn how to clean your stainless steel watch properly.

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Guide to Watch Movement Types

What makes you tick? Learn about what a watch movement is, the different watch movement types, and the pros and cons of each.

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How to Wear a Watch for the Right Fit & Style

Learn about the basics of wearing a watch, including how a watch should fit, which wrist you should wear it on, and how to pick the right size for your wrist.

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75+ Unique Watch Engraving Ideas

While it’s not a tattoo, engraving your watch isn’t something to rush into. So what do you engrave on a watch? We’ve compiled a list of ideas to inspire you.

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How to Clean a NATO or Nylon Watch Strap

The ease of a NATO strap extends to the cleaning process as well. Learn about the simple cleaning methods for your NATO band, keeping this workhorse of a watchband in tip-top shape.

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How to Clean a Rubber or Silicone Watch Band

Rubber watch straps need regular cleaning to look (and smell) their best. Learn how to clean your rubber or silicone watch band quickly and easily at home.

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How to Remove & Change a Watch Band

Changing a watch band is something anyone can do with the right set of tools and a steady hand. Whether it has spring bars, quick release, or screw pins, we'll explain how to make the switch without damaging your watch, band, or ego.

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How to Clean a Leather Watch Band

Wearing a leather band makes it yours, and it only gets better with age, provided you take care of it. Learn how to clean and protect your leather watch band.

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What is Watch Lug Width and How to Measure It

You wouldn’t go shopping for jeans without knowing your waist size. The same goes for watch band shopping; you need to know your watch’s lug width before you slap down cash on a new strap.

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