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Wiper Blades - Choosing the Best for your Car

Updated on January 30, 2012

Wiper blades are kind of a necessity when it comes to driving. IT helps us see through the periodic weather conditions that can inhibit our driving. If, the weather gets serious then not having them can promote an extremely dire situation that none of us wants to be in. There are many different types of wiper blades available for a variety of cars. Let’s take a look and see what you can do to ensure you are choosing the best wiper blades for your car.

Wiper Blades for your Car

The best way to help determine exactly what wiper bales you need is to bring your wiper blades to the store or bring your car to the store with the wiper blades. Most of the time if you are not sure or having a hard time removing your wiper blades the store or garage will help you remove them.

Local Weather:

When you are, choosing wiper blades it is a give and take situation. Depending on the area of the country you live in there are a variety of weather conditions that you want to keep in mind. Some wiper blades are exceptionally suitable for rain while others are exceptionally suitable for snow. Some are highly resistant to winds, and other debris others are not. So, when choosing the perfect wiper blade for our car, keep in mind the local weather conditions and choose accordingly.

Shop the Internet

Well the best place to get all the valuable information and even videos of how certain wiper blades work is the internet. Having this information can help you look at the reviews other has chosen on a similar wiper blade. You can even see the results of the blades in a variety of weather patterns that you may encounter in your area. Best of all shopping online for wiper blades gives you the instant comparisons that you can use to get the best deal

Wiper Blades

There is several different kinds of wiper blades to choose from.

1. Standard wiper blades – By far the most common and lowest cost these are general wiper blades made for a variety of weather conditions. They work well in some but not others and usually have to be replaced every 6 months to a year.

2. Rain wiper blades. If, you live in an area of the country that gets a lot of rain fall then rain wiper blades are perfect. They give you the best and clearest line of sight while in use. There design makes removing water more effective.

3. Fins and Aerodynamics these blades are excellent for these that travel high-speed areas. They are designed to give you the least resistance when you are traveling at highway speeds. They are also designed to move water and snow off at these higher speeds more quickly. These wiper blades are a little more expensive but worth the cost.

Granted, there are many different types of wiper blades available, but these few suggestions should put you in the right direction to choose which ones are for you. It all comes down to how much money you are willing to pay for your safety. With wiper blades having such low margins, the lowest ends are going to always have the cheapest materials. These low cost blades do work for awhile but need to replace sooner. Putting a little extra money into quality will defiantly give you a longer life and clear your windshield better.


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