Residential Building Material News Update
NO. 127 - APRIL 2015
KUIKEN BROTHERS: YOUR PREMIER SOURCE FOR DECK & RAILING IN NJ & NY

Kuiken Brothers offers you one of the largest selections deck and railing products in the area featuring real wood, thermally modified wood, capped composite and PVC deck and railing in addition to a complete array of fasteners. That, combined with our delivery fleet of 80+ vehicles, our experienced sales and material handlers and our state-of-the-art showrooms, helps us to reach our goal to make your life easier so you can spend less time selecting products and more time outside on the jobsite.

Here are a few highlights we thought we would share with you.

Complete Deck & Railing Guide on KuikenBrothers.com

Complete Deck & Railing Guide on KuikenBrothers.com
KuikenBrothers.com has a dedicated deck and railing section. This is a great place to send your clients to help them narrow their search to products that you know are either in-stock, have the shortest lead time, and are backed by a local company with a 103 year old reputation.

Visit the Deck & Railing section on KuikenBrothers.com

Thermory (alternative to Ipe) Now In-Stock

Thermory Decking
Kuiken Brothers is now stocking Thermory Thermo-Treated Wood Decking & Porch Flooring. After routinely receiving requests for real wood alternatives to Ipe, we found that Thermory had many characteristics to meet that demand, including: Half the weight of Ipe, easy on saw blades and drill bits, plus, it features a JEM (Joint End Matched) joint (see above) which are not required to rest on joists, reducing waste, and saving on costly labor for those pesky end cuts.

Learn more about Thermory Decking

Premium Pressure Treated Lumber including 24’ 2x10 and 2x12 Long Lengths In-Stock

Premium Pressure Treated Lumber
Make sure to ask about Kuiken Brothers Select Prime Grade pressure treated lumber inventory, which is a noticeably higher quality than what is traditionally available. Whether you are using pressure treated for the foundation of your composite deck or the visible deck boards, your waste will be minimal, ensuring installation efficiency and a beautifully finished product. Plus, we now stock 2x10 and 2x12 in 24’ lengths.
Stock Lumber Charts
View Kuiken Brothers Stock Lumber Charts

Pre-Cast Perma-Columns Now In-Stock

Perma-Columns
Perma-Columns are high-strength pre-cast concrete columns that seek to replace typical footings on decks. The main advantage is the time savings not having to pour concrete as in a typical footing installation. Additionally, they keep wood out of the ground, ensuring your deck foundation will never rot. They are the first product to combine the economy of post frame construction with the durability of a concrete foundation. Simple installation. No waiting on concrete trucks. No treated wood in the ground.

Find out more about Perma-Columns

Trex Transcend Adds New Color: Havana Gold

Havana Gold
Joining the company’s popular Trex Transcend collection is Havana Gold – a warm, golden color that mimics the natural look and feel of tropical hardwood with realistic wood-grain patterns and streaking. Like all Trex Transcend decking options, Havana Gold features an unsurpassed combination of superior durability, low-maintenance and eco-friendly qualities.  Trex Transcend Havana Gold is now in-stock at Kuiken Brothers locations in NJ & NY.

Contact Us for Pricing on Trex Transcend Havana Gold

In-Stock Railing Options

In-Stock Railing Options
Add the finishing touch to your new deck with a wide range of deck railing. We offer a variety of colors, shapes and styles. Whether you are looking for a low maintenance composite or your main priority is a railing you can rest your beer on, we have options for you. Featured brands include AZEK, Trex, Fairway, RDI and Feeney CableRail.

View our In-Stock Railing Options

Feeney CableRail In-Stock

Feeney CableRail In-Stock
Slender CableRail cable assemblies are the perfect railing infill option for settings with a view. Assemblies are made from weather-tough type 316 stainless steel with an assortment of attachment hardware options. They’re strong, durable, easy to install, virtually maintenance free. Pictured here is a combination of DesignRail Rail and CableRail infill.

Watch the Wood Rail CableRail Installation Video

Video: FastenMaster’s Completely Hidden Fastener System for Trex and Kleer Decking

Video: FastenMaster Completely Hidden Fastener System for Trex and Kleer Decking
What’s the best method for creating a completely hidden fastening system for a composite deck? Check out this video from FastenMaster where you can use a combination of their TigerClaw TC-G and the Cortex System to achieve a look. Kuiken Brothers stocks color match Cortex for our stock Trex and Kleer boards.

Watch the FastenMaster Video

Video: Starborn’s Smart-Bit Pro-Plug Hidden Fastening Plug for Ipe & Meranti Decking

Video: Starborn Smart-Bit Pro-Plug Hidden Fastening Plug for Ipe and Meranti Decking
Never before have all the steps in plugging wood decks been put together in a single system that delivers a perfect result, plug after plug, in less than half the time of alternative methods. And for the first time, there is a patent pending glue nozzle that delivers glue to the sidewalls of the plug hole, where it is needed most.

Watch the Smart Bit Pro Plug System Video

4-Way Moffett Delivers to Your Backyard

4-Way Moffett Delivers to Your Backyard
Tired of having that load of decking dumped on your clients front yard, causing you costly labor and time moving it to the back of the house? Your clients are spending a lot of money on their outdoor living space and we feel like the delivery should be treated as such. Kuiken Brothers fleet of vehicles features 4-way, truck mounted moffett forklifts that will deliver your load to the backyard of your property, right where you will be building your deck. As long as the location is safe for our driver, we will find a way to make it work. Our goal is to help you to complete your project and move on to the next, not waste time moving around material.

Learn more about Kuiken Brothers Delivery Technology

New Manufacturer Digital Catalog Library on KuikenBrothers.com

New Manufacturer Digital Catalog Library
Kuiken Brothers now has a new digital library on our website where you can quickly access the most current manufacturer’s literature and download the PDF to your desktop or mobile device. If you are running to a client meeting last minute, know that this resource exists.

View Kuiken Brothers New Manufacturer Digital Catalog Library

 
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