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Today at All Pro Servicenter we’re going to talk about windshield wiper blades. Now that may seem like a pretty mundane topic, but think about how important your vision is: We protect our eyes. If we need contacts or glasses, we taken care of them too. 

Wiper blades are critical to our vision when we drive around the Des Moines area. Regular replacement of your windshield wipers is a crucial part of preventative maintenance, for your safety. 

We really ought to think about wipers as part of an important safety system. We should think about maintaining safety – not just responding when they fail. How many times have you been caught off-guard in Des Moines by the first storm of the season with a streaky windshield you can barely see out of? Or with no windshield washer fluid?


Wiper blades live outside the vehicle, exposed to heat and sun in the summer and cold and ice in the winter. It’s no wonder that they get dry, brittle and torn. A regular winter car maintenance appointment can prevent frozen wiper blades from becoming broken windshield wipers.

For best car care, we recommend all vehicles get a wiper blade replacement twice a year – before they become compromise your car’s safety. If you replace them at the same time as one of your spring and fall oil changes, you should always have wiper blades that can get the job done. 

Some of us live in areas with more extreme weather and temperature conditions. If you live somewhere where it rains  or travel often, your blades wear out faster. or you travel a lot and use your wipers to clean bugs and road grime. 

If that’s the case, consider a premium grade wiper. There are special wiper material compounds, blade designs and wiper arms that really improve your vision in adverse conditions. There are even special winter blades that don’t get all clogged up with ice and snow. If you live somewhere with extreme elements, a routine weatherization service is recommended.

Getting a wiper replacement 

Your AllPro Servicenter technician can also apply a special windshield treatment that repels rain, sleet and snow as you drive. Increased visibility can improve your driving response time.

When it comes to wiper blades, it’s important to think of it as maintaining this safety component by replacing your blades before they fail. That’ll keep you seeing clearly in all conditions.

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West Des Moines, IA 50265

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At All Pro Servicenter we install quality NAPA replacement parts.