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Welcome to Blankenships’ Universal Supply Inc.

Blankenships’ Universal Supply Inc.Your midtown/downtown supplier for hardware, pet and household goods!

Blankenships’ is located at the corner of Spring Hill Avenue and Ann Street in Mobile, AL. Our company has been family owned and operated since 1949. We offer our customers exceptional personal service and competitive pricing.


About Us

Blankenships’ Universal Supply Inc.Blankenships’ was opened in 1949 by Thomas Blankenship near downtown Mobile, AL. In a two mile radius once occupied by seven hardware stores, Blankenships’ is the only one remaining. Today, the store is owned by two of Mr. Blankenship’s sons, Mike and Tommy, and carries a wide variety of products from traditional hardware to pet supplies. Though the inventory has grown, one thing that has remained constant since 1949 is the high level of customer service and attention. When you visit Blankenships’ don’t expect to be waited on by a part-time employee with limited hardware experience. Chances are the person waiting on you is a longtime owner.

For service and attention that a “big box store” just can’t offer, visit Blankenships’ today!


Why do it yourself? A plumber can cost as much $80 to $100 an hour. And while taking on a plumbing project may be a little intimidating, it’s actual pretty easy. You just need a little direction to get you started and that’s why we are here. We can give you the know-how and the supplies you need for far less than a plumber would charge.