Universal Supply Co.
 General

April Monthly Update

Apr 5, 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

Cedar Wood Shakes

Effective immediately all shipments from Canada due to a U.S. tariff, have increased 21%.

Decking and Railing

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

MidState has announced a price increase of approximately 5-8% on all Bluestar Mahogany Decking.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on May 1, 2018.

Lumber

Boise has announced a price increase of approximately 9% on all Engineered Lumber. We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on April 1, 2018.

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

Firestone has announced a price increase of approximately 4% for EPDM Membranes, flashings, and accessories.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on April 23, 2018.

GAF has announced a price increase of approximately 4-6% on all BUR, SBS, APP, Asphaltic accessories, and Gypsum Fiberboard.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on April 2, 2018.

Hunter has announced a price increase of approximately 5% on all ISO roof insulation.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on May 1, 2018.

USG has announced a price increase of approximately 5% on USG SecureRock Roof Board.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on April 2, 2018.

Versico has announced a price increase of approximately 4% for EPDM Membranes, flashings, and accessories.   We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on April 2, 2018.

Versico has announced a price increase of approximately 6% on all TPO Single-Ply membranes, TPO Accessories, and ISO Insulation.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on May 1, 2018.

Roofing - Residential

All Major Manufacturers have announced a price increase of approximately 3-5% on all steep slope roofing.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on May 1, 2018.

GAF has announced a price increase of approximately 5-8% on all residential ventilation products.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on May 14, 2018.

Siding

Boise has announced a price increase of approximately 4% on all Grace Vycor.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on April 2, 2018.

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

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

James Hardie has announced a price increase of approximately 5% on all siding.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on April 2, 2018.

 

 

 

 

Tools

Hitachi has announced a price increase of approximately 3% on all tools.  We will adjust our prices effective April 2, 2018.

Windows

Andersen Windows and Doors have announced a price increase for the Architectural Collection, Core products, 100 Series, Silver Line products, and Andersen storm and screen doors.  All Orders placed prior to February 23, 2018 must invoice and ship by May 31, 2018 to qualify for pre-increase pricing.  Any order invoiced and shipped after May 31, 2018 will invoice at the new pricing regardless of order entry date.  Please consult with your local USC representative for additional information. 

Viwinco has announced that they will be offering Midnight Black as an exterior color on their S-Series, Cambridge, and Oceanview product lines, as well as all complimentary styles and options.

 

 

Please consult with your USC sales representative for additional information.