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 own cleaning and oiling. Buy a movement oil tube here.
What clock oil is recommended by Howard Miller?
Howard Miller recommends using the same high quality synthetic clock oil 859 used by the original German movement manufacturer, Kieninger. Most clock oil kits available on the web contain less expensive oils (Nano oil and others). Contrary to claims ...
Why is it necessary to have my clock movement cleaned?
Movement oil collects dust and other contaminants from the air. These contaminants can be abrasive and the oil can harden. For this reason, it is necessary to have the movement cleaned and oiled. The frequency of cleaning and oiling depends upon ...
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 ...
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.
Why do you hear a "tic toc" sound from a clock with a mechanical movement?
All clocks with mechanical movements will have an audible "tic toc" sound due to the movement of the gears in the clock. The volume of this "tic toc" sound cannot be changed or adjusted to be louder or softer.