This just in: Siding and trim coil on sale for short time only

Builders! We have some exciting news for you as your plan/start/finish your late-summer projects. We have a selection of popular supplies marked down right now. Take a look!

The Heartland Ultra .040 vinyl siding we have in stock is going for a sale price $56 per square (regular price, $62/square).

Heartland ultra-1

Heartland Ultra .040






Norandex Great Barrier .046 siding is on sale now for  5 percent off.

Norandex Great Barrier .046

Norandex Great Barrier .046






Norandex Woodsman Select .042 in sand, dune or almond is going fast for $50/square, (regular price $72).


Norandex Woodsman Select .042






And finally, 24-inch by 50-foot Quality Edge trim coil in snow mist (also known as white) is on sale for $74/roll.

Trim coil

Trim coil






For all the supplies you need to serve your customers on time and on budget, count on United Building Supply.

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July’s Builder of the Month: J&N Construction

JNlogoWhen Nick Kartes started J&N Construction, he was taking control of his own life. It was 2008, and he was a union apprentice in carpentry who was repeatedly laid off.

“I was sick of getting laid off so I started my own company,” Nick said.

Since the day he opened his doors, Nick has been a loyal and enthusiastic customer of United Building Supply. For that reason, and for all the good work he’s has done all over southeast Wisconsin, J&N Construction is our Builder of the Month for July.

Specializing in new home construction, new garage construction and siding, the list of things J&N can and will do for clients is long. Everything from roofing, carpentry and tile work to remodels of bathrooms, basements and kitchen is on their can-do list. And even, on occasion, snow removal.

J&N Construction employs 11 people, who make up two framing crews, a siding crew and a trim crew, in addition to a couple other people who go to whichever team needs them.

That’s a big staff for his business and it reflects the way the construction industry is bouncing back, Nick said.

“Business is good,” Nick said. “There is an abundance of work and if you’re not busy there’s a reason you’re not busy.”

Not that he’d know anything about that. J&N Construction was voted Best Contractor in Sheboygan County in both 2013 and 2015 in The Sheboygan Press Best Of poll.

For the entire life of his business, Nick has done business with United Building Supply.

“Anything I can get from them I buy through them,” he said. That includes everything from siding and soffit and fascia down to nails.

“I wanted to have a relationship with another small business – that’s a lot better to me,” he said. “It’s a local alternative, instead of buying from a big box store. Plus, they deliver for free.”

A working relationship with Jack Ebbers on our staff has made all the difference.

“I’ve known him for eight years – he makes sure I have what I need when I need it,” Nick said.

J&N Construction is located in Sheboygan but their territory is all over southeast Wisconsin and beyond. From Appleton and Green Bay to Fond du Lac and Milwaukee – not to mention all over Sheboygan County – “We go wherever the work is.”

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Inside Out Underdecking answers the call for more outdoor living space

According to one study, 107 million out of 128 million homes in the U.S. have either a porch, deck or balcony. That means there is a lot of square footage down below unused.

One way to make that space usable is with InsideOut Underdecking.

Inside Out 2A specially designed and pre-engineered ceiling system, InsideOut transforms the  underside of a deck or balcony into a desirable outdoor living space by managing rainwater.

How does it work? Water-carrying panels hang from specially designed brackets and usher water to gutters either to the front or rear of the space.

Inside Out Underdecking is available for installation on homes by Nyhof Custom Gutter & Aluminum and also by United Building Supply for contractors whose clients are looking for a beautiful addition to their outdoor space.

It’s an idea whose time has come. According to the Back Yard Idea Book, “the most frequently used spaces are those that visually and physically bridge the gap between indoors and out. These spaces are seen through interior windows and doors.”

Inside Out can make your home look better both inside and out and also create an environment that draws you outside.

The titanium-aluminum alloy under decking from Inside Out is maintenance free and durable in all kinds of weather — and a big step up from the vinyl under deck drain systems also on the market.

InsideOut Underdeck can manage a load (think snow or ice) of 20 pounds per square foot, which means homeowners never have to worry about how the addition will bear up to our nasty winters.

In fact, the InsideOut system is the only one on the market that can manage that much weight — it’s the strongest on the market. That means it’s also strong enough to support light fixtures, ceiling fans and other hanging items that homeowners might want in their outdoor living space

InsideOut Underdecking also comes with a limited lifetime manufacturer’s warranty against material defects as long as the deck is intact.

InsideOut Onderdeck protection comes in 12 unique finishes: five wood finishes and seven rich matte colors.

Don’t leave that space under your deck to the mosquitos! Give Nyhof or United Building Supply a call and transform that space into an extension of your home.

Before and after

Before and after

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