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Saving Money On Watch Batteries

If you are like me, you probably LOVE watches and have more than one watch for each outfit! Here are a few tips to save money on watch upkeep:

1. Pull the stems out on the watches you are not wearing. Typically a person can only wear one watch at a time, so the other 20 watches in your jewelry box can sit there NOT ticking away.


2. Purchase a cheap eyeglass repair kit simply for the tiny screwdriver. This way you can put in your own watch batteries rather than having a jeweler put the battery in for you. It is very easy; simply pop the back off the watch, using the same tool, pop out the battery, put the new battery in, and watch the watch hands go!

As an example, if you do use a jeweler to put in watch battery it is possible to pay $4-5 per battery installation. Instead, buy the batteries in pairs (they are $4.33 at Wal-Mart).

If the stems are pulled out on the watch, the watch battery can last quite awhile in the watch.

It is also a good idea to keep a good jewelry cloth handy to keep the watch nice and clean.

By using these simple tips, you will extend the life of your watch. For some of us, a watch is an investment; not just a timepiece. By keeping your investment running well, you will save money in the long run.


By Cathy from Brooksville, FL

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