Universal Supply Co.
 General

September Monthly Update

Sep 1, 2020

Announcements

Due to the effect the Coronavirus pandemic is having on manufacturing, many of our manufacturers are having a difficult time keeping up with the demand due to labor shortages, raw good shortages, trucking limitations and production changes necessary to maintain social distancing just to name a few.  Please contact your local vendor representative for up-to-date vendor lead-times and thank you for your business.

 

In the effort to do our part controlling community spread, we are encouraging customers to call their orders in advance to our Sales Team, then we will pull your order and place in a designated area, which will be communicated when you call.  If you need to visit the counter, please do so, understanding our attempts to maintain the CDC suggested social distancing.  Universal Supply requires you to wear a mask.  Please eliminate all physical contact and practice social distancing by attempting to maintain a minimum of 6 feet between yourself and other individuals.

Decking

Azek has announced a little earlier than they normally do that in 2021 there will be changes to their product line.  For all deck, porch, rail, fastening and paver product changes detailed in this announcement the last shipments from AZEK building Products will occur on or before November 30, 2020, but your distributor partners may have product after this date to service your business.

Discontinued items:

  • TimberTech AZEK Arbor Collection: Morado, Brazilian Walnut, Autumn Chestnut, Island Oak, Hazelwood, Mountain Redwood, Silver Oak colors
  • TimberTech AZEK Porch: Morado, Silver Oak, Brownstone colors
  • TimberTech AZEK Decking: 12’ Square Shouldered Deck Boards ONLY in the following product lines: Vintage Collection Wide width, Vintage Collection narrow width, Harvest Collection wide width, Harvest collection Kona (Kona color only)
  • TimberTech EDGE Premier Collection: Tidal Sand, Beachwood Gray only.  This includes all deck boards, fascia and related Cortex fasteners in these colors.
  • TimberTech Pavers: All Permeable and Standard pavers, Resurfacing Pavers that are 4x4, Resurfacing Transition pavers, Resurfacing pavers in Village color.  The simplified Paver portfolio will consist of Resurfacing Pavers in 2 sizes (4”x8” and 8”x8”) and 4 colors: Boardwalk, Olive, Redwood and Waterwheel and their corresponding Bullnose Pavers along with applicable grids.

CertainTeed has announced the discontinuation of many products for 2021. 

  • Decking and Railing: Certa-Snap 4”x4”x120” Kit Almond; Certa-Snap 6”x6”x12” Kit Almond; Certa-Snap 4”x4” Base Trim Almond; Certa-Snap 6”x6” Base Trim Almond; 10’ Oxford Section, Square Baluster Clay & Almond; Warm Spice and Rustic Rose in all Kinston products

Doors

Amarr has announced they will be discontinuing the Stratford ST1000/ST2000 & Oak Summit OS1000/OS2000.

Andersen has announced their new high-performance spray foam for window and door installation.

Bilco has announced that they have discontinued the Light Gray powder coat color and are implementing a new Gray that is slightly darker and offers a rich finish texture while maintaining a neutral palette.

JELD-WEN has announced that the standard offering of 3mm thick tempered glass is no longer available and the new standard thickness of tempered glass is now 4mm. this applies to all product lines and operating types. 

Exterior Millwork

Fypon has announced the discontinuation of many products.  Discontinued products will be available for order until May 31, 2021 or while supplies last.  Please consult with your USC representative for the specific list.

Railing

Azek has announced a little earlier than they normally do that in 2021 there will be changes to their product line.  For all deck, porch, rail, fastening and paver product changes detailed in this announcement the last shipments from AZEK building Products will occur on or before November 30, 2020, but your distributor partners may have product after this date to service your business.

Discontinued items:

  • Classic Composite Series Railing- Kona, Brownstone, slate Gray colors
  • Contemporary Rail: All Contemporary Rail Packs and Baluster Packs will be discontinued from the Rail product line for 2021.  This change will not affect the Contemporary Top rail profile.

Roofing - Residential

Henry Company has announced a price increase of approximately 4-6% on Sanded Underlayments.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on September 7, 2020.

United Asphalt has announced a price increase of approximately 7% on High Temp Ice & Water Shield and United Ice and Water Shield Underlayment.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on September 18, 2020.

Siding

CertainTeed Siding has announced the discontinuation of many products for 2021. 

  • Cedar Impressions Polymer Siding:  Double 7” Straight Edge Pefection Shingles LEGACY Panel & Double 7” Straight Edge perfection LEGACY Mitered Cornerpost:  All Colors
  • Vinyl Carpentry:  ¾” Outside Cornerpost 10’: Cedar Blend Solid; ¾” Outside Cornerpost 12’: Heritage Cream, Light Maple, Herringbone & Oxford Blue; ¾” Outside Cornerpost 20’: Snow; ¾” Outside Cornerpost Matte 10’: Seagrass; Traditional SuperCorner: Heritage Cream, Light maple & Sterling Gray; Traditional SuperCorner 1 ¼”: Natural Clay; Fluted SuperCorner: Snow; 3 ½” Lineal: Heritage Cream, Light maple, Seagrass & Pacific blue; 3 1/2” Lineal 1 ¼” Pocket: Natural Clay; Crown Molding and Cap: Snow; Insulated Band Board: Desert Tan; Finish Board: Heritage Cream, Light Maple, Natural Clay, Sterling Gray, Oxford Blue, Sandstone Beige, Savannah Wicker, Granite Gray, Desert Tan, Cypress & Buckskin

CertainTeed Siding has announced they are temporary suspending the sale of CERTAplank Single 7” Reinforced Siding.  They remain committed to CERTAplank and plan to resume sale of the product as soon they can improve the lap appearance in line with our customer expectations.

Stairs

Durawood has announced a price increase of approximately 5% on stairs.  We will adjust our prices effective with shipments on October 1, 2020. 

Windows

Andersen has announced their new high-performance spray foam for window and door installation.

JELD-WEN has announced that the standard offering of 3mm thick tempered glass is no longer available and the new standard thickness of tempered glass is now 4mm. this applies to all product lines and operating types. 

 

 

Please consult with your USC sales representative for additional information.