PPG PAINTS Brand Named Exclusive Paint Sponsor to HomeAdvisor Inc.

Contractors benefit from lead generation; homeowners matched with
trusted professionals

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The PPG PAINTS™ brand was recently named an exclusive paint sponsor by
HomeAdvisor Inc., the nation’s largest digital home services
marketplace. Through this relationship, HOMEADVISOR™ professionals who
are PPG Paints customers have the opportunity to reach
high-quality, project-ready customers and substantially grow their

PPG Paints professional customers who join the HomeAdvisor
exclusive network receive a suite of benefits, including getting matched
with project-ready homeowners and being able to view project details and
scope. Other benefits to network professionals include access to
MHELPDESK® field management software, and access to Instant
Booking, the HomeAdvisor on-demand scheduling tool that enables
homeowners to instantly schedule appointments with pre-screened
home-improvement professionals on a computer or mobile device.

In addition, the PPG Paints brand’s relationship with HomeAdvisor
Inc. allows current or former PPG Paints professional customers
to receive a discount for the first 30 days of their HomeAdvisor
membership, as well as an 8 percent rebate on all paid leads.

“The PPG Paints brand is proud to work with one of the most
trusted websites in home improvement,” said John Salvadore, senior
marketing manager, PPG Paints brand. “Together, PPG and
HomeAdvisor aim to provide premium tools, resources and products so
consumers and professionals can get the job done right.”

Among several other premiere home-improvement brands in the category
sponsorship program, the PPG Paints brand will be featured on the HomeAdvisor
online portal for all paint searches. In addition, the brand will have
informational content pages on areas of the site such as the True
Cost Guide
, a free resource that allows homeowners to view project
costs in their area, and ProReviews, a service providing a directory of
pre-screened home-improvement and -repair professionals in a customer’s

The PPG Paints brand and national store network are dedicated to
providing exceptional paint, expertise and supplies to painting
contractors across all industry segments. The brand meets all painting
needs with a broad and deep product line, outstanding technical support
and individualized customer service, including timely delivery and
state-of-the-art color matching through PPG’s THE VOICE OF COLOR®
platform. PPG Paints products are readily available across the
nation from a network of more than 3,000 locations including independent
dealers and company-owned stores, ensuring adequate inventories and
consistent service coast-to-coast.

To learn more about the PPG Paints brand or the HomeAdvisor
online portal, visit www.homeadvisor.com/r/products/painting/ppg/.

About PPG Architectural Coatings

PPG Architectural Coatings, U.S. and Canada, is an industry leader in
residential and commercial coatings, delivering the latest technologies
and operational advancements through its strong portfolio of brands. It
is a business of PPG Industries, the world’s leading coatings company,
and manufactures and sells interior and exterior paints, stains, caulks,
repair products, adhesives and sealants for homeowners and
professionals. Its distribution network includes more than 15,000
touchpoints through company-owned stores, independent dealer locations
and all major home improvement centers across the U.S. and Canada. For
more information, visit PPGAC.com.


PPG Industries’ vision is to be the world’s leading coatings company by
consistently delivering high-quality, innovative and sustainable
solutions that customers trust to protect and beautify their products
and surroundings. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and
color, PPG provides added value to customers in construction, consumer
products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets to
enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. Founded
in 1883, PPG has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in more
than 70 countries around the world. Reported net sales in 2014 were
$15.4 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange
(symbol: PPG). For more information, visit www.ppg.com
and follow @PPGIndustries
on Twitter.

Bringing innovation to the surface and the PPG Logo are
registered trademarks and PPG Paints is a trademark of PPG
Industries Ohio, Inc.
The Voice of Color is a registered
trademark of PPG Architectural Finishes, Inc.
HomeAdvisor is
a trademark of HomeAdvisor Inc.
Mhelpdesk is a registered
trademark of Mhelpdesk LLC.


PPG Architectural Coatings
Jamie Altman, 724-742-5599