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SANTA ANA, California, August 1, 2022

Trusted paint and primer brands will help restore Leanne Fords the exterior of the house in its original beauty

SANTA ANA, California., August 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — BEHR and KILZ Brands Partner Leanne Fordfamous interior designer to restore and reinvent a historic American classic home in her hometown Pittsburgh. Ford is transforming the 120-year-old home while preserving and honoring its original design and natural beauty by utilizing proven BEHR products® paint and KILZ® primers.

Originally designed by a famous architectural icon Charles Barton Keen, the house displays iconic exterior elements such as wooden windows, pergolas, archways and columns that had to be restored to their full glory. For the first phase of the project, the exterior renovation, Ford used KILZ 3® Premium Primer and BEHR® MARQUEE ® Exterior color in the color natural white [DC-005] from the new designer collection of the Behr Paint Company.

“When my husband and I purchased this beautiful piece of history, we wanted to refine the architect’s plan for the home as it was constructed and return it to its former glory,” said Ford. “We are only the third owner of this home and we feel obliged to preserve the true character of the room. An exterior renovation is a big job that you want to last for years, so we knew we needed quality products that we can trust will stand the test of time in the next phase of the home’s life. We are grateful that we could count on the strength of KILZ Primer and BEHR Paint to get the job done right.”

The exterior refurbishment started with KILZ 3 Premium Primer, a versatile and hard wearing interior and exterior primer that offers exceptional adhesion to act as an anchor for top coats. After priming, Ford chose BEHR MARQUEE ® Exterior color in natural white [DC-005] from the new BEHR® designer collection Palette of 30 proven, designer-approved classic neutrals and essential accents that ease the color selection process.

“Our KILZ 3 Premium Primer has been around for over 30 years and is known for its performance and versatility, making it a great option for a restoration project – especially a complex project like this where both stucco and wood surfaces are being refinished had to. ” said Andy Lopez, VP, Brand Marketing at Behr Paint Company. “We are pleased about the partnership Leanne Ford and glad she found the perfect color to complete the transformation of her historic home using the BEHR Designer Collection, a palette curated by designers like herself.”

For DIYers and professionals looking for classic products that will stand the test of time, find the KILZ 3 Premium Primer and the BEHR Designer Collection at The Home Depot. More information about the renovation in partnership with Leanne FordVisit and follow us for updates on social:

About KILZ® Products
Since 1974 the KILZ® The brand has provided professional painters and DIYers with a proven line of professional, hard-wearing coating products, including the best-selling primer in the industry. With a durable, long-lasting finish, the quality of KILZ products has been trusted for generations, creating a legacy of quality and performance. Also included in this award-winning range is the Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines® color collection. For more information and to locate a KILZ branded retailer near you in the United States or Canada, visit The KILZ trademark is owned by Santa Ana, California-based Behr Paint Company, a subsidiary of Masco Corporation (NYSE: M.A.S).

About Behr Paint Company
Founded in 1947, Behr Paint Company is one of the largest manufacturers of home and professional paints, primers, decorative finishes, stains, surface preparation and application products in The United States, Canada and Mexico. That Santa Ana, California-based company and manufacturer of the BEHR®, KILZ®, WHIZZ® and E&J® brands is dedicated to meeting the project needs of DIYers, professionals, architects and designers with an unwavering commitment to quality, innovation and value. Visit for more information. Professional contractors can visit to learn about BEHR products and BEHR PRO® services. Behr Paint Company is a subsidiary of Masco Corporation (NYSE: MAS).

KILZ, Behr and the behr logo are registered trademarks of Behr Process Corporation.

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