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Unsung heroes: Soffit, fascia and trim

What is one thing all builders know that many homeowners don’t? The purpose and function of soffit and fascia.

Soffit is the underside of the roof, sort of like the skin that covers your eaves — without it, rafter beams would be visible. Covering them with soffit gives the house a unified, tidy look and protects the rafters from the elements.

Fascia, the band that runs horizontally under the roof’s edge, typically goes hand-in-hand with soffit, and United Building Supply offers fascia in two sizes and a wide variety of colors. We offer LP Smartside Soffit products, which are an efficient and economical alternative to MDO and plywood soffits. Soffit options are available in three of LP’s product collections, each with a range of styles and profiles.

In addition, we have 35 colors of trim coil in stock to make sure builders have exactly what they need when they need to match aluminum trim with siding or windows. Our aluminum trim is made by Alsco Building Products, one of the industry’s leading manufacturers.

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Quality Doors for Quality Homes


Exterior Doors, Patio Doors, and More!

The doors to your home are the centerpiece of a home. A solid, beautiful door can make all the difference in the world. From patio doors to front doors to doors with blinds built between the glass panes – we at United Building Supply Inc. have everything you could ever need to erect a dream home. Doors are at their best when they are seen and not heard, appreciated, but not worried about. Perhaps the mark of a great door is when it fits in the home, and it adds to the beauty of the home too. Consistence is likewise an important factor, since having doors made from the same material and with the same uniformity is pleasing to the eye.

The Best Building Materials Money Can Buy

Architects and builders love working with us, because we’ve done the hard part for them. Over the years we have vetted various manufacturers to compile only the most elite building materials into our inventory. We proudly carry the best of the best, and for doors that means Therma-Tru, Masonite,Tru Tech, Waudena, and Larson Doors. Our helpful team of experts is prepared to help you find the right fit for your particular job. Allow us to flex our industry muscle, so to speak, and ensure you have full access to all of the various exterior building materials we have to offer.

Durable, Beautiful Doors

At the end of the day, your success as a builder is largely up to you. Selling a homeowner on a remodel requires the proper sales tactic coupled with a great product; and with the help of United Building Supply Inc. you can rest assured that you will have a great product or two to sell. Visit us online today to discover all of the wonderful items we have for sale or give us a call at 920-564-3888 to speak with an exterior remodeling specialist!

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A Deck For All Seasons

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The Pleasures of an Outdoor Deck in Your Backyard

The deck – one of the flagship elements of any exterior renovation project. Whether you are building a front porch or a backyard patio – the deck is considered something of a luxury. Homeowners can enjoy the outdoors in a leisurely way. On those cool autumn mornings there is nothing quite like enjoying your hot cup of morning coffee as you survey the morning, the dew clinging to the blades of grass, the crisp air on your skin. In many parts of the country a deck is associated with summer: an outdoor bbq, a nightcap on the patio on a warm summer evening. Here in Wisconsin, however, your deck can be used for so much more when the weather is agreeable.

The Technology of Tomorrow, Today: Genovations Decking

The fine folks at Genovations Deck Flooring and Railing have developed a PVC-based decking that is head and shoulders above the competition. From the inside out, their decking is truly special. Built with 100% PVC, there are no foam, fillers or fibers in their decking material – nothing mold can grow on. The surface is just as phenomenal: anti-slip, anti-skid, it does not get slippery when it gets wet. In addition, reflectance have been built into the surface, effectively radiating the heat of the sun. On a bright, hot, sunny day, color for color, their surface temperature is going to be 20-30º cooler than a five quarter deck board. The result? A barefoot friendly surface that is cool to the touch that is low-maintenance and can be installed directly over concrete. The design and engineering of these marvelous deck is so exquisite that the employees at Genovations classify it as “flooring for your deck.”

Decking and So Much More

Here at United Building Supply Inc., the decking options provided by Genovations is but one of the many exterior remodeling products we have available. From windows and doors to insulation and siding, we provide contractors and builders with the absolute best products available. Visit us online or give us a call at 920-564-3888 to learn more and discover all of the products we have!

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Color That Lasts


The Effect of Good Trim on Your Home

There are many elements that combine to create a beautiful home. From the windows and doors, to the paint color and trim, homes are made beautiful by their blend of color, texture, and style. One of the more overlooked parts of a home is the trim. On an aesthetic level, the trim serves to bring out the rich color or colors of the home. But like anything in life, wear and tear will eventually take its toll, and if the trim you use is not of a professional, quality grade, you will inevitably find it deteriorating and depreciating the value of your home. The visual appeal of a home will drop dramatically, which is a negative outcome whether you were planning on selling your home soon or not.

Alsco Metals Corporation Trim

At Alsco Metals Corporation, long-lasting color is simply their bread and butter. They specialize in making homes look their absolute best, and their trim does a magnificent job of bringing out the other colors of the home. Whether you are attempting to match the aluminum trim with siding or windows, or you are simply looking to accent the brilliant rich color(s) of the home – Alsco Metals has you covered.

Quality Soffit, Trim, and Fascia

Here at United Building Supply Inc., we specialize in getting contractors and builders the quality materials they need to do their job right. From soffit, fascia, and trim to siding, windows, decking, insulation and doors – we carry all of the exterior remodeling products you could need for a given job. Our personal, knowledgeable team boasts 20+ years of exterior remodeling experience, so you can trust that you are in good hands. Visit us online today for all of your product needs, or give us a call at 920-564-3888 to learn more!

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