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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.

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. […]

July 27

Back To School Car Essentials

The end of summer signifies a lot of things: the approach of fall, football season and the new school year, to name a few. Whether you’re preparing your car for the extra commute to school and extracurricular activities or your student’s car for their first year on the road or the drive to college, here […]

July 14

Summertime Driving Dangers & Tips

You might think an icy winter would be the worst time of year for auto accidents, but you’d be wrong. Summer is actually when vehicle accidents increase in number, sometimes drastically. There are a few likely reasons for the increase: Busy roadways – People are more active in the warmer months. After all, there’s a […]

November 13

I-CAR Presents Schaefer Autobody Annual Award for Contributions to Collision Repair Industry

On November 3, 2021, I-CAR® recognized Schaefer Autobody Centers as the 2020 recipient of its prestigious annual Russ Verona Memorial I-CAR Award for exceptional contributions to the collision repair industry. I-CAR’s News Release Announcing the Award HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL, November 3, 2021 – I-CAR®, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, announced the 2020 recipient […]

February 13

How to Quickly Defog and Defrost Your Car’s Windows

Are you ever driving along then the windows in your vehicle fog up freaky fast? It has happened to all of us! Here are some science-based tips to quickly defog & defrost your windows. No more pulling over to fight for visibility. Turn your heater on high.You want to absorb as much of the excess […]

December 6

Schaefer Spotlight: Angie Sobba

Meet Angie. She is a hard worker, and always willing to go the extra step to help out her co-workers or customers. She always has a smile on her face, and helps to keep the office running smoothly and keeps us organized. Q: What are you most looking forward to this Winter? A: Bundling up […]

November 14

Schaefer Spotlight: Josh Downing

Meet Josh Downing, this month’s Schaefer Spotlight. We asked Josh a few simple questions to get know him better: Q: What are you most looking forward to this Fall? A: Spending time with my wife, kids and family Q: How would you describe your job to a child? A: We help cars that have a […]

June 17

What are the Car Camping Essentials Needed for Camping in my Car?

Since June is National Camping Month, we wanted to share some fun tips for an activity everyone can enjoy! Camping is something that can be done just about anywhere and by all ages! Have you ever thought about camping in your car? It can be done! Start your trip with a full tank of gas, […]