Are you open to the public?
Yes, we sell to homeowners and contractors alike.
What are your hours?
We are open Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 5:00 pm. Our seasonal hours include Saturday, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.
Where are you located?
We are conveniently located on the corner of 144th and Giles Road at 14306 Giles Road in Omaha.
Do you have a showroom?
Yes. Our indoor and outdoor showrooms are open to the public and display a wide variety of paver, retaining wall, manufactured stone, natural stone, and brick items.
What methods of payment do you accept?
Cash, check or credit card. If you would like to open an account, please contact our credit department at (402) 896-8611.
How do I figure square footage?
Take the length and multiply it by the width to calculate square footage. For example, a paver patio that is 10 feet long x 12 feet wide = 120 square feet. A retaining wall that is 10 feet long x 5 feet tall = 50 square feet.
Can you help me estimate how much material I need?
Yes. Our sales staff can assist in estimating material quantities for budgetary purposes.
Do you have a list of Contractors and Installers?
Yes. Depending on the type of work you are having done, we can provide with you information on finding the right contractor.
How much gravel or river rock do I need for my project?
One ton of rock will cover approximately 120 SF at 2” deep. Contact Watkins to discuss the quantities needed with a sales representative.
I have white powdery stuff on my retaining block. What is it?
While this could be a few different things, it is likely Efflorescence. This is a natural occurrence with concrete and clay products. It is a soluble salt that sometimes surfaces. A fluctuation in temperature or a source of moisture usually brings this out. It can be brushed off or washed off with a cleaner. Usually, it will go away with time.
Do you carry stone?
Yes, we carry manufactured and natural stone products for both interior and exterior applications.
Do you carry brick?
Yes, we carry brick from multiple manufactures. We have a large variety of stock and special-order brick options available for your project.
Do you fabricate rebar?
Yes, we do. Please allow a few days for fabrication.
Do you have a cleaner for stains on my driveway?
Yes, we have a great product for oil stains. We also offer a wide variety of chemical products for cleaning or sealing projects. Contact Watkins to speak with a sales representative for assistance.
What types of tools do you have?
Hammers, trowels, shovels, brushes, levels, wheelbarrows, caulk guns and more.
What is your delivery charge?
$95.00 per truck load in the Omaha area.
Do you deliver outside of the Omaha area?
Yes, we deliver. Different delivery charges may apply, depending where your project is located. We also have affiliated block companies in Lincoln, Grand Island and Kearney that can assist.
What is your return policy?
All products must be in original condition and must be returned with the original invoice. Watkins reserves the right to refuse any returns. All returned products are subject to a minimum 20% restock fee. Speak with a sales representative for more information on returns.