Clock Repair Services
We repair all kinds of clocks from your most precious antique clock to the latest quartz clocks. Given the wide reach of our clients, repairs come to us from all over the world. We do make local on-site service calls for clocks if required. Some models we repair are: Seth Thomas, Ansonia, Ingraham, Peganaut, New Haven, Kroeber, Waterbury, Terry, Atmos, Sessions, Junhans, Kienzle, Urgos, Hermle, Kieninger, Jaunch, Regula, Chelsea, Bulova, Hentschel, Forestville, Movado, Feishfinger, Brewster, Atkins.
Free estimates are provided once the clock is examined and assessed. No work will be done until we receive your authorization.
Movement Overhaul: The usual process when overhauling a mechanical clock movement is:
All work is done by highly skilled professionals and carries a one year guarantee.
Remove the movement from the case;
Carefully examine the movement for excessive wear and other potential problems;
Disassemble the movement;
Clean the movement completely, including an ultrasonic bath;
Examine all pivots and bearings and polish if required;
Reassemble and lubricate the movement;
Regulate the movement for proper timekeeping.
From time to time, once a movement has been assessed and cleaned, we find that parts are broken or too worn to allow efficient operation. Common repairs are:
Bushings - The holes in which the gear shafts, (pivots) rotate, become worn. New bushings ensure proper gear alignment and reduce friction.
Springs - Although the mainspring may not be broken, it may have lost its ability and power to run the clock efficiently.
Gears - Gear teeth and other parts can become broken when a mainspring snaps. Most gears are fairly readily available, but sometimes need to custom made for that particular clock.
Replacement Movements - With newer clocks, sometimes it is more economical and effective to replace the entire movement rather than repair it. With antique movements, it is preferable to repair the movement to maintain the value, authenticity and desirability of the timepiece. However, if the movement is simply too worn, a replacement movement may be the best option.