Here at Briggs of Fort Scott, there’s not anything more important to us than your safety. While many drivers are aware of the necessity of tire service, brake pad replacement, or other safety-focused repairs, windshield wiper blades can often be neglected. Driving in inclement weather is already somewhat treacherous, but if you can’t see while you’re driving? The chances of you getting into an accident skyrocket if your visibility is impaired. Your wiper blades should be checked and replaced as soon as they show any signs of wear.
The best thing about windshield wiper decay is that you can notice it almost immediately. Whether your wipers are streaking, smearing, vibrating, or squeaking, there are significant signs to show you you need new ones. Streaking and smearing are usually easy to spot; you’ll see either a line of water or a general lack of visibility improvement over your windshield. Squeaking is the classic sign you’ll hear, and vibrations or thudding can be seen, heard, and felt. Watch for these signs and come in as soon as you need new windshield wiper blades.
Even if you don’t use your windshield wipers a lot, you may need new wiper blades due to the natural breakdown of the blade. Everything from heat, cold, UV rays, some windshield washer fluids, and even time can break down the rubber blade on your wiper, leading to cracks, tears, or loss of precision. Since this degradation happens normally, you should check your wipers often, and replace them every 6-12 months.
Windshield wiper blades can easily be dismissed or put off, but we here at Briggs of Fort Scott care about you. The safety of you and your loved ones in your vehicle is always on our minds, which is why we work so hard to preserve your visibility. Our reaction times measure in the hundreds of milliseconds, and so a difference of a second or two of visibility can carry deadly consequences. New wiper blades are the best way to preserve your visibility, and we’ll install yours with a smile, knowing you’ll be in full control of your vehicle.
There’s no service too small for us to perform for you. Our expert team is prepared and ready to help you with your windshield wiper blades, plus any other service your car might need. Make sure to check out our service specials and coupons, which we frequently update, to see ways you can save some money on quality service. Set up your appointment today!