Time to replace your wiper blades?
Here’s how to check and replace them
Going on a long drive? Or commuting to work?
The last thing you need is a wiper blade blues. Defective or worn-out wipers can make driving on a rainy day a chore. The good news is, it’s relatively easy and inexpensive to fix this problem.
So don’t wait until it’s too late! Check your wiper blades now to see if they need to be replaced.
You can use our handy tool on this page to check for the right blades for your vehicle. Simply enter your reg to get started.
Or, if you’re looking for tips on how to spot and fix defective wiper blades, read on for the knowledge.
How do I know if I need new wiper blades?
Wiper blades should last around 12 months on average, though heavier use or poor weather could mean they need to be replaced sooner.
If your wiper blades no longer push away rain, sleet and snow effectively, you may need to replace them.
There’s nothing more annoying than ineffective wiper blades. Check regularly though the year, so you can drive safely and with confidence.
Ready to replace your wipers? Use your car registration to check for brands now.
How do my windscreen wipers become damaged?
Over time, regular use can wear rubber blades down resulting in irregular performance, such as squeaking, streaking and smearing. Your wipers may also jump on the windscreen if they are not operating effectively.
It’s not just usage that wears out your wiper blades. High heat can cause drying and cracking of rubber blades in summer, as can ice on the windscreen during the winter months.
How can I check wiper blades on my car?
Checking the condition of your wiper blades can be done from the comfort of your own home:
If any of these irregularities are present, it could be time to change your wiper blades.
Which wiper blades do I need?
You’ll need to check which type of wiper blades your car manufacturer specifies. Once you have, you can usually select from a range of brands. We recommend Michelin, Valeo, Lucas and Bosch.
Add your registration number to the form on this page to see what kind of wiper blades are best suited for your car.
Can I replace my own wipers?
Yes. It is possible to replace your own wipers most of the time. There are different fits depending on the make and model of your vehicle. You can check which fitment your wipers have in your vehicle’s manual.
We have a range of guides on fitting your new wiper blades, depending on the brand of wiper blade you’ve chosen.
If you aren’t comfortable fitting them yourself though, you can have this service provided at a garage or at most major automotive retailers.
Easily replace your damaged wiper blades with our trusted brands at unbeatable prices today.
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