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Wipers freeze all winter, won't clean the window, have replace the blades 3 times still have the problem

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Its funny you're bringing this up - I'm currently testing a standard wiper blade with the conventional frame on my passenger side and a new frameless beam blade on my driver's side and I just returned home from a snowy 700 mile trip from Wisconsin to Upper Michigan. I litterally had to stop and smash and remove the ice out of the conventional frame where as on the other I didn't.

You have two options here: Winter Blades or Beam Blades. Winter Blades are primarily conventional blades with a rubber boot over the frame which prevents clogging and stiffening. Beam blades cut-to-the-chase and simply are void of the frame all together. Beam blades are billed as "all weather" and will replace Winter Blades over time as they become more prevalent.

When replacing your wipers, make sure you use an application guide at the store or online you can google something like 'lookup wiper size'. Its important that you not only get the correct length but the correct attachment and looking them up is what you need to do.

Installation usually takes 2-15 minutes and normally requires few or no tools.

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