clock repair brands

List of Clocks We Repair by Company Name

Although this is not a complete list, the companies below are clocks we see almost everyday. If your clock isn’t on the list just give us a call. Some makers/manufacturers didn’t list their names so call us if you don’t know the name or you are unsure of the make/maker. We will be more than Read More »

cleansers for antique clocks

We make house calls!

We make house calls on grandfather clocks and clocks that are simply too hard to transport. Service calls are usually done within a 50 mile radius of Raleigh but if needed, we can make arrangements to travel outside this area. Just give us a call. If you are new to the area, welcome! We would Read More »

mantle clock

Why we do what we do

It’s simple. We have had a love and fascination with clocks and timekeeping our whole lives. A family of Clocksmiths for four, now going on five generations, since 1889, started collecting and repairing antique and modern clocks. We have used that same passion and knowledge in restoring ours clients’ unique timepieces. We can’t think of Read More »

grandfather clock repair

Grandfather Clock Repair

We have repaired Grandfather clocks (Tall case clocks) as far back as the 1600’s to Present day Grandfather clocks. We are an Authorized service center for Howard Miller, Ridgeway and many more. Because it’s not advisable to move these clocks for repair we will come to you. Please give us a call today and we Read More »

clock adjustment

Troubleshooting tips

My pendulum clock is running slow/fast: With a clean, cotton glove or cloth, stop the pendulum. Using your left hand, hold the pendulum bob securely. Using your right hand, turn the adjustment nut at the bottom of the pendulum a half turn to the right to speed up the clock or to the left to Read More »

Seth Thomas Tambour clock

Seth Thomas Clock Repair Example – Cary, NC

Here is an example of how we document a clock repair and how we will do it for you! This is a Seth Thomas Tambour clock that is 116 years old. Seth Thomas movement #89 – Strikes the hour and half hour. The dial is porcelain and in MINT shape (no cracks or damage). Hands Read More »

clock repair

Clock Repair

A clock overhaul consists of the total dismantling of the entire movement, inspection of every pivot and every bushing hole to determine the best the repair process. Sometimes with broken mainsprings there is damage to the wheel train on the pinions and pivots, all this is looked over with magnification. After all this, its time Read More »

cleansers for antique clocks

House Calls

We make house calls on grandfather clocks and clocks that are simply too hard to transport. Service calls are usually done within a 50 mile radius of Raleigh but if needed, we can make arrangements to travel outside this area. Just give us a call. If you are new to the area, welcome! We would Read More »

Restored Brass and Silver Dial from 1740's

Antique Clock Dial Restoration

Antique Painted Clock Dial Restoration and Dial Re-silvering These antique clock dials were restored using 100% museum quality techniques so they won’t lose their value. It should be noted that each dial pictured was kept 100% original. Only exception is on the painted dial, the damaged portion (lower left corner) was reconstructed perfectly. Our average Read More »

clock maintenance

Clock Maintenance

To keep it simple if your clock is less than 75 years old it needs service once every two years. 75 years or older 2-3 years depending on make/maker. Some movements must be disassembled for proper service. Here’s why. Clock oil starts breaking down between 24-36 months depending on use. You wouldn’t drive a car Read More »