The topic of watch water resistance is a tried and true watch forum favourite, showing just how motivated watch enthusiasts are to keep their wristwatches running underwater. If it’s expressed in bar, metres or feet, anyone who has spent a few months salary on a new watch is understandably interested in keeping their watch away from the limits of the reported water resistance, just in case disaster should strike. What most of those watch owners don’t know, however, is there is a method to ensure the water resistance of their watch from the comfort of their own home. That’s right, DIY watch waterproofing.
While this is certainly not something we can recommend as a Sunday afternoon activity, we are able to recommend the step-by-step guide as some Sunday afternoon reading, which you can find right here.