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.

May 15

St. Louis Area Automotive & Collision Industries Join to Raise $11,145 for Technical Schools

On Tuesday, April 25, St. Louis-based automotive and collision repair industries participated in the first-ever Clays for Careers sporting clays event. The clay shoot brought together 15+ companies from throughout the industry with one goal:  assist students pursuing trades by supporting local tech schools’ automotive and collision repair programs. The three schools benefiting from Clays […]

May 10

Spring Cleaning Tips for your Vehicle

Spring is here, and with it comes the task of cleaning out your car. For many of us, our cars are like second homes, and they can accumulate dirt, dust, and debris over time. However, with a little bit of effort and the right tools, you can make your spring-cleaning last longer and keep your […]

May 1

The Importance of Regular Car Detailing

Regular car detailing is an essential aspect of car maintenance that should not be overlooked. It can help protect your car from environmental damage, improve its resale value, enhance your driving experience, detect potential problems and be a cost-effective way to maintain your car. Consider making detailing a regular part of your car care routine to ensure your vehicle stays in top condition for years to come.

April 21

Calibration: A Brief Overview

Per, in 2022, the U.S. spent 48 billion dollars on automotive research and development, which represents around 39% of the global automotive R&D spending. This comes as no surprise with the amount of technology in vehicles. The quickly evolving tech is not only enhancing safety in autos but also comfort and convenience. Starting from […]

April 12

Schaefer Autobody Employee Spotlight: Kat S.

April 2023 Congratulations to Kat, our front desk receptionist from Schaefer Autobody Centers in Wentzville, Missouri! She has been selected for this month’s employee spotlight. Continue reading to learn more about this month’s employee spotlight, Kat. Q: What’s a fun fact about you not many know? A: I enjoy a lot of classical music and […]

April 5

7 Tips for Driving in Wet Conditions

“April showers may bring May flowers” is a common English proverb, but driving in wet conditions in any month can be challenging and risky, especially if you don’t take the necessary precautions. Wet roads can cause your car to lose traction, leading to hydroplaning, skidding and accidents. Therefore, it’s essential to know how to drive […]

April 4

Quality Collision Group Acquires Schaefer Autobody Centers

Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania — Quality Collision Group, a private-equity-backed venture of multisite OEM-certified collision repair centers, today announced the continued growth of its organization with the acquisition of Schaefer Autobody Centers. Quality Collision Group continues its strategic focus on building the nation’s largest and most trusted OEM-certified collision repair company by utilizing an acquisition strategy […]

March 22

How to Change a Flat Tire in Under 15 Minutes

A flat tire can be a major hassle, as it can cause delays, safety concerns, and unexpected expenses. It can leave you stranded on the side of the road, requiring you to change the tire yourself or wait for assistance. It can also damage your vehicle’s suspension and alignment if driven on for too long, […]

March 16

Schaefer Employee Spotlight: Tyler B.

March, 2023 Tyler is a “go to guy” in the Maplewood shop. He has been working very hard to help get our team up to speed. Tyler has always been a total team player. Tyler helps everyone, he is active in always being a resource for the team in overcoming obstacles and problem solving. Tyler […]

March 8

17 Facts About VIN Numbers

Were you aware there’s a number displayed on your vehicle’s dashboard that can tell Schaefer Autobody Centers your car’s most intimate details? VIN numbers have been around for decades, and they’re still as useful as ever. Here are 17 facts about VIN numbers: As complicated as vehicles can be, it’s a relief automakers agreed to […]