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.

October 10

A Step-by-Step Guide on How to Jump Start Your Car

We’ve all been there: you’re running late for work or an important appointment, and when you turn the key, all you hear is the dreaded clicking sound. Your car’s battery is dead, and you’re stuck. But fear not, because knowing how to jump start your car can be a lifesaver in such situations. In this […]

September 25

Catastrophic Events and Auto Insurance

Living in the Mid-West we are all too familiar with storms. As much as we love to watch them roll in the after math can leave damage on our vehicles and homes. See our reference guide below for handling a catastrophic event and auto insurance procedures. When should I contact my insurance company after a […]

September 20

Top Fuel Efficient Vehicles in 2023

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September 4

Missouri Takes the Wheel: A Closer Look at the Handheld Cell Phone Ban

In an era where staying connected is at the forefront of our lives, the state of Missouri has taken a step towards ensuring road safety and reducing distracted driving incidents. The “Show-Me State” has showcased its commitment to road safety by implementing a statewide ban on the use of handheld cell phones while driving. In […]

August 28

Is Your Car Seat Safe?

Safety in the car is everyone’s number one priority related to automobiles, a car seat is required for all children. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is a long-time advocate for sharing safety information in the automotive industry. The unfortunate statistic is every 33 seconds a child under the age of 13 is injured in […]

August 21

Making Sense of Warranties for Auto Body Shop Repairs

Reputable auto body shops, such as Schaefer Autobody Centers, typically offer warranties or guarantees for their repair services. The specific terms of these warranties can vary based on the shop’s policies and the type of repair work required, so it is essential to carefully review this information. At Schaefer Autobody, we stand behind our workmanship […]

August 16

Preserving Your Vehicle’s Value

Your vehicle is not just a means of transportation; it’s an investment. Whether you plan to keep it for years or eventually trade it in or sell it, maintaining its value is crucial. One area that significantly impacts your car’s value is its exterior condition. In this post, we’ll delve into why prompt auto body […]

August 7

Tips for Dealing with Insurance Companies After a Car Accident

Dealing with insurance companies after a car accident can be a daunting process. It’s essential to keep a cool and composed demeanor when communicating with insurance representatives, as emotions may hinder effective negotiations. Additionally, maintaining a detailed record of the accident’s aftermath will strengthen your position when presenting your claim and help you secure a […]

August 3

Fun, Philanthropy and a Chance to Win $5,000

Schaefer Autobody Centers is honored to give back to the communities we serve. Our largest annual event, the David Ian Charity Golf Tournament, benefits patients and their families at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. This year, the golf tournament and popular Helicopter Ball Drop take place on Monday, September 25. Since the tournament’s inception in 2018, […]

August 3

Auto Club of Missouri President Terry Ponchak Tours Schaefer Autobody Centers’ Cutting-Edge Repair Center

On Friday, July 28, 2023, Terry Ponchak, President of Auto Club of Missouri, toured Schaefer Autobody Centers’ collision repair and calibration center in Creve Coeur, Missouri. Ponchak’s operating territory covers eight states, including Missouri. Emphasizing the significance of building strong relationships between insurers and repairers, Terry Ponchak stated, “As the severity and complexity of auto […]