• Wishy-Washy in Wilmington

    Sunday 21 October 2018

    Perhaps you've found yourself driving when something all of a sudden splashes on your windshield, obstructing your view. You know that sinking feeling when you try to turn on the windshield washers and no fluid comes out. Now you're blinded even more. What can you do? The best thing is to make sure your windshield washer fluid is always topped off and ready for these situations. You probably figure you'll grab a bottle of that blue stuff you see in the store. But is that really the right choice... read more

  • Automotive Tips from PONTE'S AUTOCARE: When to Replace Your Wiper Blades

    Monday 24 July 2017

    There are several important factors that go into how often Wilmington drivers should replace their wiper blades. Of course, the more you use your wipers, the faster the blades will wear out – especially if you use them on an icy windshield. Whether it’s a lot of bugs and road grime from Delaware freeway driving or lots of wet weather – your blades get a work out and start to wear. But your wiper blades break down even when they aren’t used frequently. They are d... read more

  • Wiper Blades in Delaware

    Sunday 11 September 2016

    If you're gonna drive around the Wilmington area, you've got to be able to see! So having a good set of windshield wipers is extremely important. We've all experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm or when our windshield is just dirty.It seems like your wiper blades are always at their worst when you need them the most. But windshield wipers are like most other vehicle parts– they ... read more

  • Automotive Tips from PONTE'S AUTOCARE: Wiper Blade Options

    Tuesday 24 May 2016

    Wiper blades are critically important to Wilmington drivers for good driving visibility and safety. When it’s time to replace your wiper blades, there are a number of different wiper blade designs and grades. Wilmington drivers should always use at least the design or grade that came with their vehicle. If you live in Delaware where there is a lot of wet weather, flying insects, or you do a lot of highway driving, you may want to upgrade to a more advanced design or premium quality wi... read more

  • Automotive Tips from PONTE'S AUTOCARE: Wiper Blades ? Signs of Wear

    Monday 04 April 2016

    90% of our driving decisions are based on vision. Anything that impedes your vision can affect your driving safety – including a dirty windshield. In that sense, your wiper blades are an important safety system. Most Wilmington drivers will wait until their wipers have failed before they replace them. Then they find themselves in a driving situation around Delaware when they really need forward visibility only to discover that their wipers are worn or maybe even torn and can&rsqu... read more

  • Wipe Out! New Wiper Blades for Wilmington Drivers

    Friday 06 February 2015

    When people in Wilmington talk about vehicle safety, they think of tires and brakes. But do we think about our windshields? Isn't the ability to see a prime safety factor when it comes to driving around Delaware? Yet we often don't even notice our windshields until we can't see through them or our wiper blades fail.It's estimated that around 46 million people are driving with wipers that won't keep their windshields clear during a storm — that's 46 million people with impaired vision durin... read more

  • What to Do In Case of an Accident

    Friday 20 July 2012

    If you've ever been in a vehicle accident around Wilmington, Delaware, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what you should do in case of an accident in Wilmington, Delaware:When an accident occurs, you should always stop. Leaving the scene of an accident is considered a crime in Delaware, even if it's not your fault. And hit-and-run penalties are fairly severe, possibly resulting in steep... read more

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