Characteristics of Great Windshield Wipers

Windshield wipers are an important safety feature, and buying new wiper blades should be taken seriously. Here are some things to look for when shopping for new windshield wiper blades.

  • When new, the wiper blades should work amazingly well. You don't have to break the bank for outstanding wiper blades. Experts have found that there are plenty of wiper blades in all price ranges that do a great job at cleaning the windshield.
  • The best wiper blades are ones that fit your vehicle and make full contact with the windshield. Most of the newer vehicles have windshields that have a slight curve, and not all windshield wiper are made to fit curved windshields.
  • A good set of wiper blades should last for at least six months. Some brands may last longer, but tests show most wiper blades wear out after six months, no matter their price.
  • The connectors fit your vehicle. The most common connectors are hook-style, but there are other types. Check the connector style on your car before you buy.
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