Christian Brothers Automotive to open Monday, Jan. 9

Buyers obtaining a car maintenance at Christian Brothers Automotive get the common 3-yr, 36,000-mile guarantee, but in reverse.

Alternatively of regardless of what will come initial, Chris and Juli Tibbets, co-house owners of the Berthoud car repair store, give what’s final, whether it is mileage or the timeframe by the Nice Variation Guarantee.

Picture by Don Ashcraft – Chris and Juli Tibbets in their waiting around home for Christian Brothers Automotive. The photo at the rear of the couple is by Don Ashcraft. The Tibbet’s have highlighted several Berthoud artists in their new site.

“We apply it in a way that added benefits the customer the most,” said Chris Tibbets, who life in unincorporated Larimer County with Juli and their four children.

The Tibbets are opening the 266th Christian Brothers Automotive franchise nationwide on Jan. 9 at 1161 Mountain Ave. to present a total variety of auto maintenance solutions on all helps make and types of American and international autos. They ordered the franchise in June 2021 and broke ground in May 2022, ending construction around the previous two weeks. Theirs will be the 34th franchise in the condition.

“I just retired from a extended job in regulation enforcement, and we were being wanting for a small business prospect as I was stepping away from law enforcement,” said Tibbets, who experienced accidents throughout his 15-calendar year profession in regulation enforcement but wasn’t ready to wholly retire. “We did a bunch of exploration on diverse franchises and landed on Christian Brothers.”

The Tibbets appreciated the company’s way of carrying out small business, as properly as its mission assertion as a religion-centered operation—it was established in 1982 in Houston, Texas, by two members of a Bible study group who desired to go into business with each other. The mission assertion claims, “We seek out to glorify God by providing moral and fantastic automotive repair service expert services for our visitors.”

“The major matter that can make us particular is our purchaser support. “Tibbets claimed. “Our organization design is crafted on the premise that the customer comes very first. We like to say people today-to start with automobile maintenance.”

Quite often, the auto maintenance sector isn’t seemed on too favorably, with consumers stating they obtain it really hard to come across a company they belief. Tibbets wishes to change that stigma by offering top rated-tier purchaser company and turning what can be a stressful situation—an car needing repairs—into a “highlight of the working day,” he explained.

“What I take pleasure in is the strategy we can make an affect in the neighborhood and be a gentle in a area where men and women essentially would not anticipate to find it,” Tibbets explained.

The lobby and waiting around regions in the 5,800-sq.-foot making are clean up and welcoming with complimentary drinks and no cost shuttle rides. The shop location is composed of nine company bays, staffed by a few ASE-qualified professionals, as well as a assistance manager and previous technician, who in whole have more than 100 a long time of working experience.

“We can do all styles of repairs, something from tires to brakes to changing the windshield to rebuilding the engine,” Tibbets said.

The listing of solutions is in depth and involves transmission do the job, suspension or chassis mend, fluid providers and flushes like oil alterations, and regularly scheduled maintenance with pricing in the midrange.

“We are very transparent about our pricing and technician encounter. We work by means of every single estimate with each customer,” Tibbets stated.

The professionals make tips based on security, dependability and efficiency. Customers can get detailing, too, even though their vehicle is acquiring a repair—Christian Brothers Automotive will work with a subcontractor to provide the incorporate-on support, but does not do any body or collision perform.

The gear is best-tier, this kind of as a point out-of-the-art electronic Hunter alignment rack and an authentic tools maker (OEM) level scanning and programming resource, permitting for all dealer services.

“I’ve usually been a motor vehicle dude. I’ve often beloved automobiles, rebuilding cars and trucks and correcting autos,” Tibbets stated. “It’s a business enterprise I comprehend and am passionate about.”

For extra facts about Christian Brothers Automotive in Berthoud, go to or contact 970-746-9220.