Author: Ply Gem
in June 2015


These home exterior accessories have been colour-matched to perfectly complement Mitten by Ply Gem vinyl siding.

Brantford, ON – Ply Gem®, a leading North American exterior building products manufacturer, introduces the latest category to its portfolio in Canada: Ply Gem Blocks and Vents. Now available nationwide through Mitten’s coast-to-coast distribution network, these new accessories are part of an industry-leading colour-match program, with more than 100 colours designed to perfectly complement Mitten® by Ply Gem branded vinyl siding.

Perfect for mounting light fixtures, mailboxes, and even doorbells, Ply Gem mounting blocks are simple for professionals to install and make a stylish addition to any exterior. With an innovative two-piece design that easily adjusts to fit over many siding choices, Ply Gem mounting blocks are a simple, sleek enhancement to a home exterior. Built to withstand the harshest weather conditions, they also won’t chip, crack, or split

Ply Gem vents are specialized to meet the needs of every project. Whether in need of a dependable utility vent for cross-ventilation of garages, foundations, and range hoods, or a contemporary gable vent to manage air flow, Ply Gem vents are an attractive solution. The unique snap-on system and square backing unit is easy for builders and remodelers to install.

"By expanding Mitten’s distribution offering with Ply Gem blocks and vents, we can offer the professional a complete design solution, with every perfectly matched exterior accessory,” said Doug Rende, President, Mitten Building Products, plygem. "Mounting blocks and vents are the finishing touches on a well-designed exterior.”

A part of Ply Gem’s core offering, mounting blocks and vents are one of 27 product categories in The Designed Exterior by Ply Gem, a complete exterior solution that includes windows, doors, siding, stone veneer, trim, accents, accessories and more.

Ply Gem mounting blocks and vents come with a Limited Lifetime Warranty.

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About Ply Gem in Canada
Ply Gem® manufactures and distributes a comprehensive line of windows, doors, vinyl siding and accessories for the new construction, home repair, retail and remodeling markets in Canada. Ply Gem manufactured brands include Ply Gem® Windows, Ply Gem® Aluminum, Ply Gem® Trim and Mouldings, Ply Gem® Blocks and Vents and Mitten® by Ply Gem vinyl siding. The company also distributes a wide variety of complementary exterior building products through Ply Gem and Mitten branch locations. Products are distributed coast-to-coast in Canada and are available globally via export. For more information, visit

About Ply Gem
Ply Gem (NYSE: PGEM), headquartered in Cary, N.C., is a leading manufacturer of exterior building products in North America. Ply Gem produces a comprehensive product line of windows and patio doors, vinyl and aluminum siding and accessories, designer accents, cellular PVC trim and mouldings, vinyl fencing and railing, stone veneer and gutterware. Ply Gem employs more than 7,000 associates across North America. Visit for more information.

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