Front Windscreen Wiper Blades
What You Need To Know About Front Wiper Blades / Windscreen Wipers.
Wiper blades are essential for ensuring maximum visibility is achieved in all weather conditions. Ultimate Styling provide a wide range of high quality wiper blades and windscreen wipers for affordable prices. Our team would recommend replacement as soon as the blades start to show signs of wear and tear. We would recommend checking the windscreen wiper blades every 6 months, they may require replacement but usually this will be on annual basis.
Indicators of wearing or worn car wiper blades include less efficient smearing, noise and clattering when being used. All of our parts are manufactured to be to direct OEM standard. This means they are manufactured to be the same spec and quality of the original parts the vehicle was fitted with.
Front Wiper Blades Buying Guide
Here is an explanation of the terms used to help you choose the right Front Wiper Blades for your vehicle
Exact Fit Aero Blade
Direct OEM replacement vehicle specific flat Wiper Blade that is pre-fitted with the correct adaptor for your vehicle.
Direct OEM replacement metal & plastic frame Wiper Blade with a pre-fitted clip for easy installation.
A metal framed Wiper Blade suitable for vehicles fitted with traditional 'Hooked' type wiper arms.
Frame Blade (Incl. Washer Kit)
A metal framed Wiper Blade suitable for vehicles fitted with traditional 'Hooked' type wiper arms which includes a rubber tube for the washer unit.
Curved Frame Blade
A metal framed Wiper Blade suitable for vehicles fitted with traditional 'Hooked' type wiper arms which is curved to suit selected vehicle windscreens.
A bespoke single blade to suit vehicles fitted with one front wiper arm which pivots from the centre of the windscreen.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the different wiper blades available?
There are different types of blades available for front window wipers. The blades will fit directly onto the wiper arms of the vehicle. Below are the options we can supply, if you use the websites ‘find your vehicle’ section this will refine the wiper blades down to ones suitable for your vehicle. If you are unsure of what the terminology for the blades are, they are explained below. The wiper blades are measured in inches, so if you remain unsure of which one is right please see the product information where it will specify. Or contact a member of the team who will happily help.
Exact fit aero blades are vehicle specific fit flat wiper blades. These will be pre-fitted with the correct adaptor for your vehicle.
Hybrid blades have a metal and plastic frame, with a pre-fitted clip for easy installation.
Frame blades are a metal framed wiper blade, these are suitable for traditional hooked type wiper arms. Some of the frame blades may include a washer kit, this is the same blade but the blade itself has a rubber tube for the washer unit.
Curved frame blade, this is a metal framed wiper blade with the hooked type wiper arms but these will be curved to suit the vehicles windscreen.
Mono blades are bespoke single blades to fit vehicles that have only one front wiper arm. This will pivot from the centre of the windscreen to clear the screen.
What is the difference between flat wiper blades and standard blades?
The standard wiper blade has 5 points of contact with the windscreen. The newer blades that are known as flat blades, provide a one point contact with pressure spread across the blade.
When should I replace my wiper blades
We would recommend replacement of blades every 12 months or when there are indicators of wearing. For example smearing, stuttering of the blades across the windscreen or marks across the windscreen.
How to fit wiper blades?
Each vehicles wiper blades will fit differently, so please see the inside of the wiper blade packaging.
How do I buy wiper blades?
Ultimate Styling have a great range of different blades available for competitive prices. If you search through the ‘find your vehicle’ section this should narrow the products to ones suitable for your vehicle. This order can then be placed through the website, follow the site instruction for this. Or if you are struggling call the team for assistance.
What size wiper blades do I need?
We can help you find the correct size blades from the make and model details of your vehicle. This is for front wiper blades and rear wiper blades.
What windscreen wipers do I need?
We can help you find the correct blades from the make and model details of your vehicle. This applies to front wiper blades and rear wiper blades.
How much do wiper blades cost?
We have a great range of competitively priced wiper blades.
Under Regulation 34 of The Road Vehicles (Construction & Use) Regulations 1986 it is a legal requirement to have at least one efficiently working front screen wiper. This is due to the seriousness of limited visibility of insufficient working wiper blades in poor weather conditions. It is also a requirement for the same vehicle to have a windscreen washer.
If your vehicle has the washer tube fitted within the wiper blade this is especially important to maintain the efficiency of the blades.