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Masco Corporation Announces Date For Earnings Release and Conference Call for 2007 Third Quarter

October 12, 2007

Taylor, Mich., (Oct. 12, 2007) - Masco Corporation, (NYSE: MAS) announced today that it will hold current a conference call regarding 2007 third quarter earnings on Tuesday, October 30, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. ET. The conference call will be hosted by Masco CEO Timothy Wadhams. Participants in the call are asked to register five to ten minutes prior to the scheduled start time by dialing (913) 981-5507 (confirmation #9477966).

The 2007 third quarter supplemental material will be distributed prior to the conference call and will be available on the Company's website at www.masco.com.

The conference call will be webcast simultaneously and in its entirety through the Masco Corporation website. Shareholders, media representatives and others interested in Masco may participate in the webcast by registering through the Investor Relations section on the Company's website.

A replay of the call will be available on Masco's website or by phone by dialing (719) 457-0820 (replay access code #9477966). The replay will be available approximately two hours after the end of the call and continue through November 5, 2007.

Headquartered in Taylor, Mich., Masco Corporation is one of the world's leading manufacturers of home improvement and building products as well as a leading provider of services that include the installation of insulation and other building products.

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Statements contained herein that reflect the Company's views about its future performance constitute "forward-looking statements" under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These views involve risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict and, accordingly, the Company's results may differ materially from the results discussed in such forward-looking statements. For an explanation of various factors that may affect our performance, refer to our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K (particularly the "Risk Factors" section) and to any subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, all of which are on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. The Company believes that certain non-GAAP performance measures and ratios that may be contained herein, used in managing the business, may provide users of this financial information with additional meaningful comparisons between current results and results in prior periods. Non-GAAP performance measures and ratios should be viewed in addition to, and not as an alternative for, the Company's reported results under accounting principles generally accepted in the United States. Additional information about the Company is contained in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and is available on Masco's website at www.masco.com.

Media Contact:
Sharon Rothwell
Vice President - Corporate Affairs
313.792.6028
masco_corporatecommunication@mascohq.com

Investor Contact:
Maria Duey
Vice President - Investor Relations
313.792.5500
maria_duey@mascohq.com