Leather watchbands have a shorter lifespan than metal ones. General leather watchband reasonable wear life is about 2-3 years, belong to consumables. But as long as the usual diligent maintenance, wear in accordance with the characteristics of leather use, can greatly prolong its service life.
The Natural Enemy Of Leather Watchband
1. Leather watchband is the most taboo is water, or even human sweat. Water will make leather become hard brittle, by all means avoid the watchband immersed in water for a long time, or exposed to the wet environment. If it gets wet carelessly, wipe it dry with dry cloth or put it on after air drying to avoid odor or mildew.
2. The sun will make the leather watchband decolorization, accelerate the aging of the cortex, so do not put in the sun for a long time.
Leather cleaning and maintenance
1. When the watchband produces odor, can use a toothbrush with a little soapy water, clean the dirty place, and then gently wipe with a wet cloth. Cleaning process as fast as possible, avoid soapy water infiltration and affect the cortex.
2. Can be used with higher concentration of medicinal alcohol spray on the watchband, and then use wax or leather maintenance oil wipe, can remove the odor of the watchband, and has the effect of disinfection, moistureproof, mildew. The skin is more sensitive to the wearer, watchband back do not use oil maintenance products.
3. When you sleep can put the watchband in the ventilation.