"...thank you for all you do and for being the most wonderful dry cleaners! You go over and beyond to provide the best quality and care to clothing and your kindness and commitment to customer service is outstanding!"- M.B.

"I had my wedding gown cleaned and preserved at Watkins and they did a fantastic job!! The ladies (and guys!) are always so nice and friendly... I drive a little further to bring my clothes here and it's worth it!!" - L.F.


"...you cannot beat their customer service! They are the friendliest staff you could ask for! It's also so convenient to have drive thru with little kids."- M.M.


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Watkins Cleaners of Homewood has been a fixture in the City of Birmingham for over a half a century. Since 1956, we  have grown from a small upstart dry cleaners to one of the largest volume dry cleaners in Birmingham.  At Watkins Cleaners of Homewood, we strive to serve our customers with the highest quality dry cleaning on a consistent basis, while earning and keeping customer confidence and loyalty.

Our History

Our goal is to offer the highest quality, best service, and attention to detail that not only meets your needs but exceeds your expectations. We have assembled a team of professionals that truly care about the needs of our customers. Because of our unparalleled attention to our customers, Watkins Cleaners of Homewood has been awarded “Birmingham’s Best Dry cleaner” by Birmingham’s Best Magazine many times over the last 15 years. Our continual growth is an indication of the level of satisfaction and confidence our customers have in our service.

Our Commitment

Wedding Gown Preservation

Over the years, Watkins Cleaners of Homewood has become the area's most trusted specialists in Wedding Gown cleaning and preservation. Our specialist have many years experience in the handling of couture and fine garment cleaning of the most delicate fabrics such as silk, rayon, linen, leather trim items, intricate beading, appliques and embroidery.

Smoke and Water Restoration


We are committed to the environment:

• No use of harmful toxic chemicals
• Safe for you and your family
• Safe for the environment

• EPA approved

• Only non-toxic substances such as water,

  biodegradable soap and steam are used
• Garments look cleaner, last longer,

  feel softer, look brighter and smell fresher

• No allergic reactions

Delivery Service



Watkins Cleaners of Homewood is now offering FREE Pickup and Delivery in the Homewood and Mountain Brook area.  Now you can get the same superior Watkins Cleaners quality and service on your dry cleaning and laundry that Birmingham has come to expect but now we come to you!