Windscreen wiper blades
Did you know windscreen wiper blades need to be changed regularly? You’ll be surprised at the difference it can make when driving in wet weather.
As windscreen wipers are continually exposed to heat, frost, dirt, insects and other airborne objects, the blades deteriorate over time and lose their effectiveness. If yours are squeaking, skipping or leaving streaks then it is time to have them replaced.
It is imperative to have a clear and unimpeded view when driving which is why it’s important to maintain and replace your wipers regularly. A high percentage of driving decisions are made based on what a driver can see. If your visibility is impaired due to your wipers not working properly, driving can be more dangerous.
Replacement windscreen wiper blades can be purchased from your local Smith&Smith® branch or simply ask one our experts to replace your wipers next time your glass is repaired or replaced.
Signs your wipers need replacing
Stripes and streaks
Cause: Pollution, dirt and insects tearing the wiper rubber
Cause: Bent tension strip or deformed wiper blade due to long term resting in the parked position in high temperatures.
Cross beams and upwiped sections
Cause: Corrosion of wiper blade frame due to environmental influences and excessive play in frame through mechanical wear.
Rattles and flutters
Cause: Environmental impact such as ozone and UV rays destroys the wiper rubber’s chemical structure, resulting in cracks and tears.
Why choose Smith&Smith®
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What our customers say
very satisfied with friendly service clear and prompt communication and job completion
Raving Review - Whangarei Branch.
Kia ora last week Monday brought my work van in to replace the front window. The Friday prior I rung. With no fuss a time and date was booked immediately. At the time of drop off I informed the branch that I needed the van by a certain time. At that moment the representative made my van a priority the van was ready three hours before due time given. I walked away feeling valued and will recommend all of my whanau friends and colleagues to utilize Smith and Smith from here on in. You&x27ve got my service for life
Yes they came onsite did change the glass but the finishing was not up to the mark both the left and right trims covering the glass are still open.
Great service in Pukekohe.
My windscreen was recently replaced. The staff was friendly accommodating professional knowledgeable and thorough.
The staff were outstanding friendlyprofessional and efficient. The quality and speed of work was excellent