Behr Fire Cracker

Behr Fire Cracker PPU2-16 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Fire Cracker paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU2-16. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:PPU2-16
Color name:Fire Cracker

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What are Behr Fire Cracker undertones?

Red is Behr Fire Cracker 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

160, 64, 57

Is Behr Fire Cracker PPU2-16 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 4° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

PPU2-16 Fire Cracker HSL code: 4, 47%, 43%

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 Red will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Red 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

Fire Cracker PPU2-16 vs Antique Red SW 7587

Behr Fire Cracker PPU2-16 vs Sherwin Williams Antique Red SW 7587Behr Fire Cracker PPU2-16
LRV: -%
Temperature: warm
LRV: 11.89%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Fire Cracker PPU2-16 vs Tanager SW 6601

Behr Fire Cracker PPU2-16 vs Sherwin Williams Tanager SW 6601Behr Fire Cracker PPU2-16
LRV: -%
Temperature: warm
LRV: 10.98%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#a04039copy color code
RGB Decimal160, 64, 57copy color code
RGB Percent62.75%, 25.10%, 22.35%copy color code
HSVHue: 4° Saturation: 64.38% Value: 62.75%copy color code
HSLhsl(4, 47, 43)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 60.0 Yellow: 64.38 Key: 37.25copy color code
YIQY: 91.906 I: 59.456 Q: 18.129copy color code
XYZX: 17.071 Y: 11.438 Z: 5.179copy color code
CIE LabL:40.309 a:39.393 b:24.621copy color code
CIE LuvL:40.309 u:71.574 v:18.783copy color code
Decimal10502201copy color code
Hunter lab33.82, 30.912, 14.595copy color code
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