When it comes to driving, good road visibility is extremely important to ensure the safety of the occupants in the car. Wiper Blades in the car also plays an instrumental role in keeping the windshield clean and tidy. The windshield can become dirty when you are driving in rainy or snowy weather. The silicon or rubber strip of the wiper helps in the removal of dust, dirt, snow, and raindrops.
The wear and tear on the wiper blades can put a limitation on its performance. For safe driving, it is recommended to keep a close watch on the wipers and replace them when necessary.
With regular maintenance, wipers can last close to six months or one year. Wipers cannot be repaired, but with proper care, their life-span can be extended. Since wiper blades are closely associated with the safety of the passengers, it is recommended to replace the wipers within a year, even if they are in good condition.
Here are few tips to keep wiper blades in good condition:
Now that you know how to keep the wiper blades in top-notch condition, we have a close look at the ‘replacement aspects’ of wiper blades.
Here are some of the early indicators that should be looked out for when considering replacement of wiper:
It is imperative that a damaged wiper adds to the maintenance cost of the vehicle. This cost not only includes the wiper replacement cost but also includes the damages caused to the car’s windshield by the damaged wiper.
A damaged wiper will reduce the visibility during rainy season and driving with such type of wiper blades can be hazardous to the lives of the passengers. Wipers blades are one of the most ignored components of the vehicle but they should be replaced when there is an absolute necessity. Wiper blades are not costly since their starting cost is close to Rs. 300. The cost will vary based on the type and quality of wiper blades.
Irrespective of the condition of the wiper blades, it is recommended to replace the wiper blades when used for 6 to 12 months. This will avoid any untimely damage and hazards, something that can cause significant damage to the occupants in the vehicle.
‘Car Fit Experts’ have wiper blades of varied quality and price ranges. High- quality wipers from renowned brands like Bosch are also available with them. They provide quick & easy replacement and have experience in replacing wipers for all varieties of cars in India.
To know more about wiper blades, you can refer to the ‘Car Fit Experts blog’ which gives insights on “Dos and Don'ts” of replacement of wiper blades.