It’s an El Niño year, and the NOAA predicted that it would be a strong one. Here in the Bay Area, that can mean above average rainfall and heavier storms.
In conditions like that, anything you can do to improve your visibility is a plus. Between heavy use in the rainy season and baking heat in the summer, wiper blades can become worn and cracked.
Do you feel like you can’t see as well as usual during heavy rains? It could be time to get your windshield wipers changed.
How Can You Tell It’s Time to Replace the Windshield Wipers?You should check your windshield wipers for wear at least every three to four months. Look for any of the following:
- missing edges
Get Your Wipers Replaced TodayThe good news is that, if you have time to change the oil in your car, you have time to get your wiper blades replaced at the same time. Your blades should be replaced at least every six months to a year, depending on use and wear. And, our technicians can get this done for you while you are getting the oil changed in your car.
By timing your wiper replacements to sync with other regular car maintenance like oil changes, you make it easier to remember. And, that means that you are always driving your car in the most comfortable and safest conditions, no matter what the weather outside.