Schauer's Tidbits

It is Never Too Late To Invest in Some Heat Tapes Around Your Pipes:
One of the worse things that can happen during a very frosty stretch is having your water shut off due to your pipes totally freezing. This could be temporary and your pipes might melt on its own with not too much damage. Yet if the pipes are frozen for a reasonable amount of time, there is a possibility of them bursting, resulting in an expensive pipe restoration project. Not to mention the stream of flooding that might occur destroying walls and floors. To help you and prevent frosted pipes in...
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What is Ice Damming & How to Block it
An Ice dam is when Ice melts and pools behind hanging icicles on your roof. This causes water to recess and backs up under your roof shingles. Eventually, that water can leak through your ceiling, causing damage and other issues to the roof and interior walls. We here at Schauer's Hardware in Forest Park want to help you prepare and prevent this issue. Armed with a little more knowledge, you will be ready to conquer the ice, once and for all.
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The Importance of Supporting Small Businesses in Forest Park
Small businesses make up the majority of all businesses here in the states. It is vital to back small businesses for many reasons. Some of these include; small businesses give back to your local community, they help to stimulate the economy, local employment opportunities, the collection of more local tax revenue, and the uniqueness and fun that is associated with having a independently owned business.
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The Leading 10 Tips for Saving Energy and Money this Winter in Forest Park
Getting ready for winter should be of the most simplest ‘life hacks’ you can leverage to keep your house running at ultimate efficiency. This is often achieved by upgrading to ENERGY STAR windows or doors, converting to LED bulbs, exceptionally insulating your house, and sealing leaks. If you are curious and getting serious about money & efficiency saving this winter, here are some of our top 10 picks for some of the most useful ways to put more money back into your wallet.
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Painting like the pros, even if you aren’t.
Painting. For some, it is the best way to update your rooms without going over budget. For others, it is the thing of nightmares that only gets done ahead of moving. Either way, we have collected a few of the best tip and tricks to help you get your house from “why did we pick this color” to “this is so much better!”
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Some of the best Forest Park lawn and garden tips from our pros
Your garden gives the ideal scenic setting for get togethers throughout the summer, until that first mosquito bite or accidental step on a prickly weed happens. No worries, we can help you prevent the never-ending itch of biting bugs and the discomfort of not-so-nice plants.
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