Mastic Home Exteriors by Ply Gem. Recognizing an increased interest in different cladding aesthetics, the maker introduces board and batten siding. The vinyl material offers the look of wood without the need for annual inspection and maintenance often required of wood board-and-batten, the maker says. The siding comes in a 61/4-inch board with a 13/4-inch batten and features an advanced locking system for secure installation. Fifteen colors are available. 800.962.6973. www.mastic.com.