Christian Brothers Automotive is a Houston original. The first store opened in Houston in 1982. The store's main principle was to run an automotive repair facility based on honesty, integrity, reliability and exceptional customer service, which is still the core philosophy of Christian Brothers Automotive today. There are 22 locations in the Houston area and more than 120 locations across 17 states. Christian Brothers began selling franchises in 1996 and continues to grow at a pace of 15 to 20 stores annually. The company also continues to maintain a 100 percent success rate with its store operations, never having closed a location.