Keep up with our blog for the latest car care tips and tricks (and some other fun stuff) from your friends at Schaefer Autobody Centers.

January 31

Best Regions in the U.S. for Car Exteriors

As winter takes hold on the Midwest, many of us are already looking forward to summer. If cars were sentient—thought for themselves, that is—they may be thinking the same. At best, winter weather and the chemicals applied to roadways are challenging for your vehicle’s exterior. At worst, the treatments on roadways, excessive moisture, and road […]

January 11

How Important is Washing Your Car in Winter?

Winter in the Midwest can mean serious damage on your car’s finish. Our predictably unpredictable weather patterns leave MODOT with the challenging task of planning to keep our roadways safe, which unfortunately includes lots of salt. The way in which salt damages your car is particularly nefarious. It corrodes metal surfaces leaving them open to […]

December 16

Careers in Auto Body Repair

You don’t have to be an automotive expert to take advantage of careers in auto body repair. Start with us as an apprentice. Jobs in collision repair are booming! There are also needs for positions in customer relations, human resources, accounting, training, parts procurement, sales and marketing, digital marketing, towing, auto glass, calibration, management and […]

December 1

Holiday Activities in St. Louis

Fun Holiday Activities in St. Louis! Check out all the light displays & festivities.

November 14

Schaefer Autobody Centers announces Drive Out Hunger, a holiday food drive

Today, Schaefer Autobody Centers announced their 2022 holiday food drive initiative, Drive Out Hunger. The locally owned auto body leader welcomes the community to join us in collecting non-perishable food and essential non-food items to donate to the St. Louis Area Foodbank and The Food Bank of Central & Northeast Missouri. With rising food prices, […]

November 9

Thanksgiving Travel & Safety Tips

As you prepare to hit the road (or sky) for the holidays, here at Schaefer Autobody Centers we will be hosting our annual Thanksgiving Dinner for employees a few days before “Turkey Day.” The event has become an annual tradition that is looked forward to by all our locations. Afterward, like many of you, our […]

October 6

$75,000 raised at Annual David Ian Charity Golf Tournament to benefit Children’s Hospital

Schaefer Autobody Centers today announced $75,000 will be gifted to St. Louis Children’s Hospital from the company’s Annual David Ian Charity Golf Tournament held on September 26, 2022, at Greenbriar Hills Country Club in Kirkwood, MO. The amount raised is the most in the tournament’s five-year history and will benefit children and their families at […]

September 20

7 Fall Car Care Tips to Check Out

Because October is Fall Car Care Month, this blog contains some fall car care tips to get you in the spirit of the season. Fall is an ideal time to check that your vehicle is in top shape before heading into harsh winter weather and temperatures. Keeping up with basic preventative maintenance helps prevent breakdowns […]

September 9

Schaefer Autobody Centers’ Maplewood Shop is Now BMW Certified

Schaefer Autobody Centers announces their Maplewood location is now a BMW Certified Collision Repair Center (CCRC). The certification gives the independent auto body leader two BMW-certified shops in the St. Louis Metro Area, with the other being in O’Fallon, Illinois. Up until recently, only a BMW dealer-owned body shop could become a CCRC. Schaefer Autobody’s […]

August 12

7 Actions If You Are In An Auto Accident

Hopefully you’ve been fortunate enough to have little experience with an automobile accident so far. If that is the case, you may not know exactly what to do when you find yourself in that situation. We want to provide you with a few helpful tips to remember the next time you are in an accident. […]