How Long Does a Windshield Wiper Blade Last?

Driving in the rain or snow is not easy and will require the right equipment. There are a variety of things on your car that will allow you to stay safe during situations like this. Among the most important are the wiper blades on your car. These blades are usually made from metal and rubber. When the windshield on a car has to be wiped down due to dirt or water being on it, the windshield wipers will have to do their job. The wiper arm holds these blades and then moves them back and forth to remove the water or dirt from the windshield.

Just like any other part on a car, eventually the wiper blades will begin to show signs of repairs. If your wipers are not properly working, then it will usually be impossible for you to get your windshield clean. The longer that you wait to have the blades on your car fixed, the harder you will find it to drive in bad weather. There are a number of places that can sell you the replacement blades that you need. Making sure that the blades that are being purchased are high-quality should be a main concern that you have.

Some people simply do not have the time needed to work on their own car. In situations like this, it will make much more sense for a person to let a professional handle this type of work for them. A professional will be able to get the wipers on a car fixed in no time at all. This means that you will not have to worry about having your car out of commission for a long period of time.

Here are the signs to look for when it is time to replace your windshield wiper blades:

  • The water is streaking when using the wipers
  • The rubber insert on the wiper blade is visibly damaged
  • There is a scraping sound when the wipers are in use

Noticing these warning signs is a great way to get this repair done quickly. A professional can help you to choose the right replacement blade and will help you to install them. Have a certified mechanic replace the failing windshield wiper blade on your vehicle to eliminate any further complications.


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Adam

17 years of experience
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Adam
17 years of experience
Ford F-250 Super Duty V8-6.7L Turbo Diesel - Windshield Wiper Blade - Lake Worth, Florida
Adam was extremely professional. Identified the problems quickly and addressed them. I would not hesitate to reccomend him. I plan on having him work on my vehicles from now on.
Hyundai Accent - Windshield Wiper Blade - Delray Beach, Florida
Adam was professional, very efficient and knowledgeable about car repairs. He completed his work in record time, and was non-intrusive, patiently answering all my questions. I would not hesitate to recommend him as a worthy auto mechanic. Thank you, Adam!

Tabitha

17 years of experience
319 reviews
Tabitha
17 years of experience
Toyota Corolla L4-1.8L - Windshield Wiper Blade - San Diego, California
I scheduled an appointment with Tabitha for oil/filter, tire rotation, and wiper blade replacement. The estimated completion time was 1.5 hours and Tabitha was able to get the work done in half the time. My car started making noises after she left and she came back the next morning and fixed the issue. She is very knowledgeable about what she does and goes out of her way to make sure your car runs as it should. Thanks Tabitha!

Greg

22 years of experience
333 reviews
Greg
22 years of experience
Ford E-150 Econoline V8-5.8L - Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement - Mesa, Arizona
Experience was great except I did not request Wiper Blades. I have worked with Greg does fine. I just want to know who Benji is and why he ordered me a set of $185.00 wiper blades. Beji also charged $119.00 to sell me the Blades plus $185 for blades.Very Confusing transaction and who is Benji?I just need to find out what is killing the Battery after it sits a couple of days. If it is the battery then it has a warranty and I can get a new one.I thought by dis-connecting the Alarm would solve the problem but I guess not.Benji is on your list of Mechanics who are expert in Electrical according to your Customer Service.Maybe they can explain how he got involved. as I have no clue as to what happened and I need my Battery fixed.I picked Greg to begin with as you have good references.

Jay

23 years of experience
149 reviews
Jay
23 years of experience
Ford Escape L4-2.5L - Windshield Wiper Blade - Schaumburg, Illinois
Used Jay a few times now, and every time he does a great job. Not only does he do great work, but he provides the services you need, not what will make him the most money.

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