General Movement Overhaul

Experience the difference of RK Watch Repair's General Movement Overhaul services. Trust us with your watch, and we'll ensure it continues to stand the test of time.

General Movement Overhaul

At RK Watch Repair, we understand that your timepiece is more than just a device that tells time - it's a cherished accessory, a testament to craftsmanship, and a reflection of your personality. That's why we take pride in offering our expert General Movement Overhaul services to ensure your watch functions flawlessly and stands the test of time.

We consider watch overhauls as an art form that combines precision, skill, and dedication. Our process begins with a comprehensive disassembly of your watch, followed by a meticulous series of steps tailored to the specific needs of your timepiece. Whether it's a quartz or mechanical movement, our technicians adhere to the highest industry standards to breathe new life into your cherished watch.

RK Watch Repair is conveniently located in Northbrook, Illinois, and proudly serves the Chicago Northwest suburbs. Our central location allows us to provide top-notch watch repair and restoration services to the surrounding communities.

RK Watch Repair is a trusted name in the world of horology. With over 20 years of experience, our team of skilled watchmakers and technicians is passionate about preserving the beauty and functionality of your cherished timepieces.Whether you own a vintage heirloom, a luxury Swiss watch, or a modern timekeeping marvel, RK Watch Repair is your partner in ensuring its longevity and performance.

Our Overhaul Process:

  • Disassembly: Complete disassembly of the watch case. Careful handling and documentation of all watch components.
  • Cleaning: Ultrasonic cleaning to remove dirt, dust, and residue. A thorough inspection to identify any areas requiring special attention.
  • Lubrication: Lubricating all necessary components to ensure smooth and efficient movement. Installing new mainsprings for mechanical movements and replacing batteries for quartz movements.
  • Inspection and Substitutions: A detailed examination of all interior elements. Replacements as needed to guarantee optimal performance.
  • Cleaning and Refinishing: Meticulous cleaning of all components. Refinishing to restore the watch's appearance and shine.
  • Reassembly: Careful and precise reassembly of the movement. Sealing the stem and crown to ensure water resistance.
  • Case Back Gasket Replacement: Installing a new case back gasket to maintain integrity.
  • Testing: A rigorous testing period to assess: Accuracy: Ensuring your watch keeps time with precision. Functionality: Verifying all functions work as expected.
  • Quality Control: Any additional maintenance issues are promptly addressed. A final inspection to guarantee the highest quality standards.