Universal Supply Co.
 General

January Monthly Update

Jan 19, 2018

Announcements

You can now access your account online to verify your balance, reprint invoices, access monthly statements and pay your bill with an E-check.  You can sign up online at our website and click the “My Account” link at www.universalsupply.com and follow the instructions. Should you need assistance or your account number, please contact a Credit associate at (609) 561-3000 ext. 3 or by email at credit@universalsupply.com

Decking and Railing

CertainTeed has announced a price increase of approximately 5% on all Evernew railing.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on February 5, 2018.

CertainTeed has changed their secondary rail from vinyl to powder coated aluminum.  This meets coastal requirements.

Doors

Andersen Windows and Doors have announced four new decorative glass options available on the Andersen 8 Series Fullview Interchangeable storm door.

-          They are also introducing optional blinds between the glass for select sizes of 400 Series Frenchwood gliding patio doors. 

Amarr has announced a price increase of approximately 6% on all garage doors and accessories.  We will adjust our prices with shipments on January 26, 2018.

Larson has announced a price increase of approximately 5% on all products.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on January 8, 2018.

Therma-Tru has announced a price increase of approximately 5% on all exterior doors.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on February 2, 2018.

Exterior Millwork

Fypon has announced a price increase of approximately 4% on all products.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on February 2, 2018.

T Christy’s has announced a price increase of approximately 5% on all products.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on January 2, 2018.

Lumber

Steady demand and limited log sources are causing Mills to change prices weekly.  Due to the volatility of the commodity lumber market, prices may change during the month.

Roofing - Commercial

Babcock Davis has announced a price increase of approximately 4% on all products.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on January 15, 2018.

Roofing - Residential

DCI/IPS has announced a price increase of approximately 14% on all Smart vents products.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on January 2, 2018.

Siding

CertainTeed Siding Group has announced a price increase of approximately 7% on all Certainteed/Wolverine siding and accessories.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on February 5, 2018.

CertainTeed Siding Group has announced they will be adding new items to their product line:

New Northwoods Profile:  Single 7” Straight Edge Perfection

-          Additional features include Class A flame spread.  .060” panel thickness and a windload of up to 200 MPH.  The panel is 10’ in length and can be installed with standard ¾” accessories.  This profile will available in 17 beautiful colors, including these 4 new colors:  Midnight Blue, Slate, Espresso, Castle Stone

New Monogram Colors:

-          For the standard D4”, D5” clapboard and D5” Dutchlap profiles, as well as to the extended length panels (16’, 20’ and 25’) in the D4 profile.  The 4 new colors are:  Midnight Blue, Slate, Espresso, Castle Stone

Energy Shield has announced changes to their EnergyShield and EnergyShield CGF facers.  The new EnergyShield facer is more reflective, UV stable and durable.

Geocel has announced a price increase of approximately 3% on all caulks and sealants.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on January 1, 2018.

KP Vinyl Siding has announced a price increase of approximately 6-8% on all products. We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on February 2, 2018.

Mastic has announced a price increase of approximately 6-8% on aluminum and steel products (trim coil, siding, soffit, fascia, rainware and accessories), approximately 8-10% on vinyl siding, vinyl soffit, vinyl accessories, and Polymer shake and shingle siding.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on January 8, 2018.

Nu Cedar has announced a price increase of approximately 2% on all shingles.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on January 1, 2018.

Windows

Andersen Windows and Doors have announced they are increasing the design flexibility of 100 Series casement and rectangular picture windows by now offering a simulated checkrail. 

-          They have announced a design change to their 400 Series Tilt Wash Double Hung product line to obtain performance grade 40 (PG40) certification.

-          They have announced that in the second quarter of 2017 they will be eliminating the 400 series white vinyl wrapped extension jamb.

Hy-Lite has announced a price increase of approximately 4% on all products.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on January 15, 2018.

MI Windows and Doors has announced a price increase of approximately 6-8% on all vinyl and aluminum new construction and replacement windows and doors.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on March 5, 2018.

PlyGem has announced a price increase of approximately 5-8% on all products.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on March 31, 2018.

MI Windows and Doors has announced a 5 week lead time until the end of 2017 on all painted products.

Simonton has announced a price increase of approximately 5% on all products.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on February 5, 2018.

The Tapco Group has announced a price increase of approximately 3-7% on all Foundry siding. We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on February 6, 2018.

Viwinco has announced a price increase of approximately 5% on all products. We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on March 1, 2018.

 

Please consult with your USC sales representative for additional information.

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