Windshield wipers are easily the most forgotten moving part on your vehicle… until you need them. Unfortunately many drivers, for whatever reason, try to get longer life from their windshield wiper blades. Driving in the rain, snow, or slushy weather can be dangerous enough without trying to see through a blurred or smeared windshield.

You owe it to yourself, your family, and the other drivers on the road, to have wiper blades that keep your visibility at the optimum level for the conditions.

When should you change your wiper blades?

Some people like to change their wiper blades on a set schedule, like every six months for example. Some people choose to change them when the blades start to lose their effectiveness. Many factors determine how frequently you need to change your wiper blades. Such as, how often do you use them? Do you live in an area that gets lots of rain or snow? Are your wiper blades exposed to extreme hot or cold temperatures?

What does your Paragon Motors technician look for when inspecting your wiper blades?

  • Condition of the wiper blade frame at the joints or connection points
  • Any signs of corrosion from washer fluid or Winter salt
  • All signs of damage to squeegees such as cracks, tears, or missing pieces
  • Test the flexibility of squeegee rubber to ensure it has proper movement
  • Look for rounded edges on squeegee rubber as signs of excessive wear
  • Check to see wiper is properly attached

If you haven’t changed your wiper blades in the last 6 – 12 months they need to be checked. If your wiper blades smear rather than clean your windshield, it’s time to replace them. If your wiper blades skip and miss spots, then they need to be replaced.

Call or come in. Let’s keep you safe.

 

Reviews

  • Laurie Paxton Avatar
    Laurie Paxton

    The best mechanical, customer and personal service. I recently had quite a hiccup and Drew, Rick and their team stick handled everything so professionally and with empathy for my situation. Thank you so much. True integrity. -

  • Pauline Eggebrecht Avatar
    Pauline Eggebrecht

    I wanted to buy a car and needed a check up so I called Paragon and got an appointment for the next day. They did the check in an hour and after I got my insurance I could bring the car back to get new ball joints and they were... read more -

  • Mike Curliss Avatar
    Mike Curliss

    Very professional, polite and easy to deal with. Fixed the problem on time and on budget. Great job. -

  • Debra Clark Avatar
    Debra Clark

    The Paragon Motors team went above and beyond in so many ways to figure out why our F150 was stalling, and to fix the problem quickly so we could safely get back home to Washington state.

    ✔ Fit us in without an appointment when we called and said we're stranded...
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  • Michael Baccari Avatar
    Michael Baccari

    Awesome, highly recommend. Very nice and accommodating. I had to leave my car there for a few days due to traveling. After they were done with the repair they phoned and asked if I'd like my car to be inspected for any other issues that needed to be addressed. -

  • Matthew Richardson Avatar
    Matthew Richardson

    Paragon Motors was a delight. Not only did they give us the best price, but they actually fixed what was wrong. We had taken our car to another place first and they misdiagnosed the problem. Rick took it around the block and knew exactly what to do to get it... read more -

  • wouter van der hall Avatar
    wouter van der hall

    Pleasant and skilled staff/owners. Always ready to help and adjust to your schedule when needed for more elaborate repairs. Nice massage chair in the waiting area too! Would certainly recommend. -

  • Joe Bell Avatar
    Joe Bell

    best service in town by far -

  • Mountasar Al-Lawandi Avatar
    Mountasar Al-Lawandi

    Fabulous place and staff. I was coming to Kelowna from Vancouver and started hearing a whistle noise when accelerating. These guys did what is right even though I came in without an appointment. Test drive and small tweaks and guaranteed me that I will be able to head back home... read more -

  • Carla Polischuk Avatar
    Carla Polischuk

    Rick and his crew at Paragon motors are awesome!! They are knowledgeable and friendly...the service is great!!!
    I trust them with my car 100%!!!
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  • John Cook Avatar
    John Cook

    Excellent service and the prices are more than fair. Zero complaints and I will be going back. -

  • Phil S. Avatar
    Phil S.
    5 star rating

    I've never been more motivated to write a review than this!  My wife came off the Coquihalla from Vancouver with some car problems and couldn't find a place open on Saturday that could help her.    She found Paragon Motors who showed her kindness, respect and understanding.  They fixed the... read more -

  • Freddie Banfield Avatar
    Freddie Banfield

    Always good. No complaints. Drews the best hands down. -

  • Jacqui Allison Avatar
    Jacqui Allison

    What an amazing team. Right from the tow guy Todd to all the shop staff, especially Rick and Drew. Polite, professional and honest. I am now driving my older car with peace of mind knowing how much work they did to keep me on the rd at a reasonable cost.... read more -

  • Chris Roi Avatar
    Chris Roi

    Hands down one of the best autoshops in town. Quality service and they never try and upsell you something you don't need. You'll get informed on when to do your next repair and the urgency of it. My new auto shop hands down I'll be going back for anything else... read more -

  • Anne Garry Avatar
    Anne Garry

    Very knowledgeable staff and owners. Always 10/10 I trust Paragon Motors with all my families vehicle needs and advice. Recommended to everyone! -

  • Phil Spoelstra Avatar
    Phil Spoelstra

    I've never been more motivated to write a review than this! My wife came off the Coquihalla from Vancouver with some car problems and couldn't find a place open on Saturday that could help her. She found Paragon Motors who showed her kindness, respect and understanding.... read more -

  • Carla Polischuk Avatar
    Carla Polischuk

    Rick and the boys at Paragon have taken care of my BMW for years and I won"t take her to anyone else!!
    Knowledge, experience, integrity, helpful, friendly .... that's what you can expect every time!
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  • Anita Millar Avatar
    Anita Millar

    They are honest and have been looking after my vehicles for over 25 years! -

  • Frank Rinella Avatar
    Frank Rinella

    Rick is a mechanical genius. They care about their reputation about customer service and doing a quality job. Just awesome.
    Nice comfortable waiting area with spot to plug in a laptop or phone. Massage chair...bonus! Decent coffee machine that pumps out coffee or chocolate and everything in between.
    Good group. Have...
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