Universal Supply Co.
 General

May Monthly Update

May 1, 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%.

Doors

Entrematic has announced a price increase of approximately 6% on most Garage Doors.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on June 8, 2018.

Masonite has announced a price increase of approximately 6-8% on all interior and exterior doors.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on June 1, 2018.

Schlage has announced a price increase of approximately 6.5% on all products.  We will adjust our prices with shipments on July 7, 2018.

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.

Wolf has announced a price increase of approximately 5% on all PVC Decking and Porch Floor.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on June 1, 2018.

Fasteners

Simpson Strong Tie has announced a price increase of approximately 12% on all connectors.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on June 12, 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

GAF has announced a price increase of approximately 4% on Securock and Dens-Deck products. We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on June 1, 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.

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.

Berger has announced a price increase of approximately 10% on all aluminum products as a result of the US Tariff on imported steel articles.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on June 1, 2018.

CertainTeed has announced a price increase of approximately 15% on Matterhorn metal roofing. We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on June 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

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

Geocel has announced a price increase of approximately 15% on Geocel #8125.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on June 1, 2018.

Mastic has announced a price increase of approximately 10-12% on all aluminum and steel products (trim coil, siding, soffit, fascia, rainware, and accessories.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on May 7, 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.