How to clean and maintain a clock.
Wax and polish your cabinet as frequently as you would other fine furniture. Use a good furniture polish or past wax. Apply the polish to a soft cloth ‚Äì do not spray or apply directly to the case. Do not use a silicone-based product.
Use a quality liquid non-ammonia glass cleaner. Apply the glass cleaner to a soft cloth ‚Äì do not spray or apply directly to the glass.
It is recommended that your clock movement be oiled every two years from the date of purchase and thoroughly cleaned every five to ten years depending upon climatic conditions. Extremely dry, humid or salty air, hot or cold may necessitate more frequent servicing. We do not recommend that you service your clock movement yourself. Contact an Authorized Service Center. Cleaning and oiling are not covered under warranty.
How to clean the inside glass of a floor clock case.
CLICK HERE to watch a short video on how to safely remove the back panel of a a floor clock clean the inside glass case. This is helpful for the floor clock models that do not have front opening doors.
What if I want to clean and oil my own clock movement?
Howard Miller does not recommend that you service the clock movement yourself. Contact an Authorized Howard Miller Service Center. However, if you feel inclined, there are a variety of internet sites that offer detailed instructions to perform your ...
Mechanical clock is slow or stopping.
If your mechanical clock operated fine for several years but now is slow or stopping, it is likely that your clock movement needs maintenance. Cleaning and oiling are not covered under warranty. An Authorized Service Center should be contacted. ...
What is the current value of my clock?
Only a professional, trained appraiser will be able to tell you the current value of your clock. The current value of your clock will be determined by the age and condition of the clock ‚Äì including the case, dial, movement, weights and pendulum. ...
How to wind a clock?
Floor Clocks with Cables and Pulleys ‚Äì Weights that are suspended by cables with pulleys should be raised by using the crank provided. DO NOT lift the weights by hand while cranking. Insert the crank into the holes located in the dial face. It does ...