PPG PAINTS Brand Named Exclusive Paint Sponsor to HomeAdvisor Inc.

Contractors benefit from lead generation; homeowners matched with trusted professionals

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa.--()--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 businesses.

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 area.

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: BRINGING INNOVATION TO THE SURFACE.®

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.

Contacts

PPG Architectural Coatings
Jamie Altman, 724-742-5599
jamie.altman@ppg.com

Contacts

PPG Architectural Coatings
Jamie Altman, 724-742-5599
jamie.altman@ppg.com