Originally called Mr. C’s State Inspections and Lube, Roadway Lube Plus, LLC can trace its origin through two generations of serving the communities auto service needs beginning in 1976 when “TOM” Cegielski bought a service station in Humble, Texas that became known as Cegielski’s Exxon Service Station. Dad stressed, preached and insisted that his customers be treated as family friends and to him FULL SERVICE meant exactly that FULL SERVICE!
In early 1980’s he expanded on his ideas to provided reasonable car care service and opened Mr. C’s Care Care in Humble. Mr. C’s Car Care was a complete car care facility from where service to the customer was provided WITHOUT the typical “up- sale” tactics utilized by many in the automotive service industry. State vehicle safety inspections, oil changes, tires, and brake service were just some of the areas of auto service we provided.
In the later part of 1980’s, after having worked with dad since I was 12 years old, I left the business to pursue my full time career in Law Enforcement at which time my dad chose to downsize his operation to get back to providing more personal one on one type auto service. He moved his operation to the community of Grangerland where he began providing service to our home community.
In 2000 my dad asked me to assist him run his shop while he dealt with the effects from the chemo treatments. The sheriff and the department allowed me to re arrange my work shifts to facilitate my being able to help my dad…So, I began helping him with state inspections, oil changes and tire repairs during the day hours and continued my Crime Scene Investigations duties at night.
In 2003 Texas began requiring emissions testing for Montgomery County. It was then my dad and I decided to scale back and concentrate on providing the emissions and safety inspections for customer’s vehicles.
In 2004 my dad retired completely due to the toll cancer had on him. At the end of the same year after 26 years in law enforcement I took an early retirement from the sheriff’s department to continue the business practice started by my dad.
In 2014 I moved to the current larger building where I provide emissions and safety inspections for all types of passenger vehicles and trailers. Inspections are done in a timely manner in accordance to requirements set forth by the State of Texas.
In late 2015, I returned full circle to my roots and once again began offering oil and filter change services for most passenger cars and trucks. Thru it all I have maintained my dad’s core business principle. At Mr. C’s State Inspections and Lube you will be treated as an old family friend and be provided basic auto service without add on and up-sale tactics utilized by many quick lube facilities and repair shops.
In April 2018 I changed our operating structure and became Roadway Lube Plus, LLC.