Behr Cathedral Gray

Behr Cathedral Gray PPU18-14 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Cathedral Gray paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU18-14. Find out if this gorgeous warm grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:PPU18-14
Color name:Cathedral Gray

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What are Behr Cathedral Gray undertones?

Red is Behr Cathedral Gray undertone color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

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RGB code:

172, 170, 167

Is Behr Cathedral Gray PPU18-14 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 36° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

PPU18-14 Cathedral Gray HSL code: 36, 3%, 66%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Warm Grey will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Grey undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Color comparison

Cathedral Gray PPU18-14 vs Mystical Shade SW 6276

Behr Cathedral Gray PPU18-14 vs Sherwin Williams Mystical Shade SW 6276Behr Cathedral Gray PPU18-14
LRV: -%
Temperature: warm
LRV: 40.25%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Cathedral Gray PPU18-14 vs Proper Gray SW 6003

Behr Cathedral Gray PPU18-14 vs Sherwin Williams Proper Gray SW 6003Behr Cathedral Gray PPU18-14
LRV: -%
Temperature: warm
LRV: 39.44%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#acaaa7copy color code
RGB Decimal172, 170, 167copy color code
RGB Percent67.45%, 66.67%, 65.49%copy color code
HSVHue: 36° Saturation: 2.91% Value: 67.45%copy color code
HSLhsl(36, 3, 66)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 1.16 Yellow: 2.91 Key: 32.55copy color code
YIQY: 170.256 I: 2.156 Q: -0.511copy color code
XYZX: 38.361 Y: 40.31 Z: 42.308copy color code
CIE LabL:69.69 a:0.153 b:1.797copy color code
CIE LuvL:69.69 u:1.319 v:2.59copy color code
Decimal11315879copy color code
Hunter lab63.49, -3.257, 4.934copy color code
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