Behr Lead Cast

Behr Lead Cast MQ5-52 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Lead Cast paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful MQ5-52. Find out if this gorgeous cold blue paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:MQ5-52
Color name:Lead Cast

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What are Behr Lead Cast undertones?

Blue is Behr Lead Cast 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

108, 128, 156

Is Behr Lead Cast MQ5-52 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 215° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

MQ5-52 Lead Cast HSL code: 215, 20%, 52%

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.

  • Cool Blue shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Blue undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

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

Lead Cast MQ5-52 vs Brisk Blue S530-5

Behr Lead Cast MQ5-52 vs Behr Brisk Blue S530-5Behr Lead Cast MQ5-52
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Temperature: cold
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Temperature: cold

Lead Cast MQ5-52 vs Searching Blue SW 6536

Behr Lead Cast MQ5-52 vs Sherwin Williams Searching Blue SW 6536Behr Lead Cast MQ5-52
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Temperature: cold
LRV: 20.61%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#6c809ccopy color code
RGB Decimal108, 128, 156copy color code
RGB Percent42.35%, 50.20%, 61.18%copy color code
HSVHue: 215° Saturation: 30.77% Value: 61.18%copy color code
HSLhsl(215, 20, 52)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 30.77 Magenta: 17.95 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 38.82copy color code
YIQY: 125.212 I: -20.916 Q: 4.483copy color code
XYZX: 19.902 Y: 21.026 Z: 34.453copy color code
CIE LabL:52.978 a:-0.41 b:-17.359copy color code
CIE LuvL:52.978 u:-11.264 v:-25.439copy color code
Decimal7110812copy color code
Hunter lab45.854, -2.77, -12.451copy color code
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