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Christian Brothers Automotive to open Monday, Jan. 9

Christian Brothers Automotive to open Monday, Jan. 9

Consumers acquiring a auto restore at Christian Brothers Automotive get the regular 3-calendar year, 36,000-mile guarantee, but in reverse.

As an alternative of what ever arrives very first, Chris and Juli Tibbets, co-homeowners of the Berthoud vehicle repair store, give what’s last, whether or not it is mileage or the timeframe by the Good Variation Guarantee.

Picture by Don Ashcraft – Chris and Juli Tibbets in their waiting space for Christian Brothers Automotive. The image guiding the few is by Don Ashcraft. The Tibbet’s have highlighted several Berthoud artists in their new locale.

“We apply it in a way that gains the shopper the most,” stated Chris Tibbets, who life in unincorporated Larimer County with Juli and their 4 kids.

The Tibbets are opening the 266th Christian Brothers Automotive franchise nationwide on Jan. 9 at 1161 Mountain Ave. to offer a complete assortment of vehicle fix companies on all makes and models of American and international cars and trucks. They acquired the franchise in June 2021 and broke ground in May well 2022, finishing building in excess of the previous two weeks. Theirs will be the 34th franchise in the state.

“I just retired from a very long profession in law enforcement, and we were being seeking for a enterprise chance as I was stepping absent from law enforcement,” reported Tibbets, who experienced accidents all through his 15-yr career in regulation enforcement but wasn’t all set to entirely retire. “We did a bunch of research on various franchises and landed on Christian Brothers.”

The Tibbets favored the company’s way of undertaking business, as effectively as its mission statement as a religion-centered operation—it was launched in 1982 in Houston, Texas, by two customers of a Bible analyze group who preferred to go into business enterprise jointly. The mission assertion suggests, “We find to glorify God by providing moral and outstanding automotive restore solutions for our attendees.”

“The primary factor that can make us special is our customer support. “Tibbets said. “Our organization model is designed on the premise that the shopper arrives 1st. We like to say people-1st vehicle mend.”

Oftentimes, the car repair marketplace is not seemed upon way too favorably, with customers saying they come across it challenging to come across a small business they belief. Tibbets desires to change that stigma by delivering major-tier shopper company and turning what can be a demanding situation—an vehicle needing repairs—into a “highlight of the working day,” he reported.

“What I love is the idea we can make an impression in the group and be a mild in a area where by folks always wouldn’t anticipate to find it,” Tibbets claimed.

The lobby and waiting spots in the 5,800-square-foot developing are clean up and welcoming with complimentary drinks and absolutely free shuttle rides. The shop area consists of nine support bays, staffed by a few ASE-accredited technicians, plus a provider manager and former technician, who in whole have much more than 100 years of practical experience.

“We can do all varieties of repairs, everything from tires to brakes to modifying the windshield to rebuilding the engine,” Tibbets mentioned.

The listing of providers is comprehensive and features transmission get the job done, suspension or chassis restore, fluid solutions and flushes like oil improvements, and regularly scheduled maintenance with pricing in the midrange.

“We are pretty clear about our pricing and technician encounter. We work via each individual estimate with each individual customer,” Tibbets stated.

The experts make tips dependent on basic safety, reliability and effectiveness. Shoppers can get detailing, too, even though their car or truck is obtaining a repair—Christian Brothers Automotive works with a subcontractor to give the include-on company, but does not do any human body or collision operate.

The equipment is leading-tier, such as a condition-of-the-art electronic Hunter alignment rack and an unique tools producer (OEM) stage scanning and programming device, making it possible for for all vendor services.

“I’ve constantly been a vehicle male. I’ve often loved cars and trucks, rebuilding autos and correcting automobiles,” Tibbets explained. “It’s a small business I realize and am passionate about.”

For additional specifics about Christian Brothers Automotive in Berthoud, take a look at or contact 970-746-9220.