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Document and Entity Information
3 Months Ended
Apr. 01, 2017
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Document and Entity Information [Abstract]  
Entity Registrant Name UNIVERSAL FOREST PRODUCTS INC
Entity Central Index Key 0000912767
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-30
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding (in shares) 20,518,049
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2017
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1
Document Type 10-Q
Amendment Flag false
Document Period End Date Apr. 01, 2017