Where to Buy a Car Windshield?
My friend told me that I need to buy new windshield wipers for my car. He thinks that the wiper I have right now needs to be replaced. What can you say about that?
Tips for buying windshield wipers
Do you know Lily that according to studies, 50% of drivers are using windshield wipers beyond its lifespan? That means, there are drivers who still use windshield wipers even if its time to buy windshield wipers (that are new). To help you decide whether you need to purchase a new windshield wiper for your car or not, take these things in consideration:
- There are cracks or torn rubber such as gouges, flaps, or splits on the blades.
- Your windshield wiper blades are deteriorating and changing its color.
- The windshield wiper blades’ edges are ragged.
- The windshield wiper blades are bent which caused irregular pattern when wiping.
If one of those conditions applied, then I guess you need to buy new windshield wipers. But it is also important to remember that auto experts recommend and suggest changing your windshield wiper blades regularly.
In fact they believe that windshield wipers should be change once every 12 months or once in year, to ensure the best condition for your car. But in the end, you’re still the one to decide whether you want to change your windshield wiper or not. Just make sure to check those conditions I have mentioned to check whether it’s time for a new windshield wiper or not.
If there is a crack on your car windshield, it need to be replaced for your safety and your passengers. This may seem complicated to some people, but broken windshields happen so often that you will see many windshield replacement companies nowadays.
If you need to buy windshield glass, check the yellow pages or online for any windshield replacement company. Be sure that you know the make and model, year, license plate number and VIN when setting up an appointment to make sure the windshield replacement company has the correct windshield for you. Let the auto glass company know that your car insurance company will be billed for the windshield replacement if stated in your policy.
You can buy replacement wiper blades for your vehicle in almost any auto retail. The cheapest place to buy windshield wipers would probably in discount department stores. The average price for the wiper blades cost between $7 and $15. However, if you want specialized wiper blades, or any with certain features, you will need to pay more.
Check your owner’s manual for proper size before you buy windshield wiper blades for your vehicle. Purchase the right equipment the first time, so you won’t have to return it or pay more to get the correct brand.