Windshield wiper blades are essential to driver visibility, so it's crucial to have them replaces at least once per year or, better, every six months. Depending on your schedule, it may be helpful to replace your windshield wiper blades around November, February, or at the same time you have your oil and filter changed.

Why Windshield Wipers Break Down

Windshield wipers are extremely fragile, yet they must keep your windshield clear in all kinds of weather in Mechanicsburg, PA, and on the open road. Over time, exposure to moisture, friction, UV light, debris, and extreme temperatures can cause windshield wiper blades to harden, split, crack or erode.

Broken Windshield Wiper Blade Symptoms

When windshield wiper blades begin to break down structurally, they often fail to make efficient contact with your windshield. You may hear a squeaking sound or see streaking, skipping, and splitting wiper blade patterns on your windshield.