How often should I replace my wiper blades?

How frequent do your wiper blades need to be replaced?

Running a year or two, you may find your windshield is no longer as clear as it used to be even you use wipers frequently. Most likely, the cause of this is deterioration of your wiper blades, the defects could be arising from the small dents or damages to your rubber filler or inadequate pressure of contact with windscreen due to aging of spring steel and whole beam mechanics.

Quality wiper blades should evenly and effectively squeeze water out of their path in both directions no matter what speed you’re going. Soft rubber compounds necessary for wiper performance are always under attack by sand, dirt, the sun, acid rain, tree sap, ice, and especially winter salt. Unless they let you see very clearly, your wipers are more worn than you think. Ideally, they should be replaced every 6-12 months.

Whatever the case is, you must replace defective units as soon as possible to avoid any dangerous situations on the road. Don’t take it for granted because your wipers are of the same essential importance as your vehicle’s engine is, since 95% of your driving decisions are based on an unobstructed, clear view of the way ahead. To let your car’s wiper blades provide you with the cleanest windshield possible, replace your worse for wear parts with a set of new, high quality wipers. There are a wide variety of selections of wiper blades available that includes units for any taste and budget.

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