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Wednesday 15 Jun 2011

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San Antonio autoglass tips

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Windshield Wiper Blades

How to maintain your windshield wipers

We recommend replacing your windshield wiper blades every 6 months.


Monthly San Antonio auto glass tips

Every part of your automobile must be maintained to ensure the safety of you and your passengers. Although, we specialize in San Antonio windshield repair and replacement, we would also like to offer monthly car maintenance tips that can extend the life of your vehicle and improve performance.

This month we will be discussing windshield wiper blades. Every driver has experienced the moment of frustration that accompanies ineffective wipers in a unexpected downpour. On obstructed view is dangerous to you and other drivers. Follow the tips below to avoid this hazard in the future.

Maintaining windshield wipers and blades

  1. Even properly maintained windshield will need the blades replaced twice per year
  2. Check wiper blades regularly for visible signs of wear or damage (includes: cracks, tears, hardening, frayed edges)
  3. If your blades demonstrate a moderate case of previously mentioned damages, replace blades as soon as possible
  4. Add blade cleaning to your regular car detailing routine
  5. As with any routine car maintenance, write down when wiper blades were last replaced

Following these easy steps should preserve wiper blades for the maximum recommended 6 month life cycle.

Continue checking back for monthly auto glass tips and call (210) 977-9977 today with any San Antonio auto glass questions.




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