PPU18-18

Behr Mined Coal

Behr Mined Coal PPU18-18 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Mined Coal paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU18-18. 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:PPU18-18
Color name:Mined Coal
Brand:Behr

Mined Coal for living room

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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Grey color shade can create a unique space

PPU18-18 on kitchen cabinets

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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating warm hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Mined Coal for exterior

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Looking for a fresh new look for your house exterior or starting from skretch? We’ve collected pictures of real-life homes that have been painted with this warm hue. Find inspiration for your house’s exterior, front doors, gates, shutters, frames or windows.

Behr Mined Coal reviews

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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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LRV of Mined Coal

Mined Coal PPU18-18 has an LRV of 14.74% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little light.

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 14.74% be attentive to your bulbs light Brightness.Light Brightness – measured in lumens. The lower LRV of paint you have, the higher lumen level you need. Every square feet of room needs at least 40 lumens. That means for a 200 square feet living room you’ll need 8000 lumens of light. To achieve that brightness, you would require a total of 8 bulbs, 1000lm each.

What are Behr Mined Coal undertones?

Yellow is Behr Mined Coal 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

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HEX value

HEX value:

#6C6B65

RGB code:

108, 107, 101

Is Behr Mined Coal PPU18-18 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 51° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

PPU18-18 Mined Coal HSL code: 51, 3%, 41%

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 Greige 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.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Behr Mined Coal:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

This color scheme is a combination of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Mined Coal PPU18-18 vs Imperial Gray PPU26-02

Behr Mined Coal PPU18-18 vs Behr Imperial Gray PPU26-02Open Mined Coal PPU18-18
LRV: 14.74%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 14.31%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Mined Coal PPU18-18 vs Thunderous SW 6201

Behr Mined Coal PPU18-18 vs Sherwin Williams Thunderous SW 6201Open Mined Coal PPU18-18
LRV: 14.74%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 14.86%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

FormatCode
HEX#6c6b65copy color code
RGB Decimal108, 107, 101copy color code
RGB Percent42.35%, 41.96%, 39.61%copy color code
HSVHue: 51° Saturation: 6.48% Value: 42.35%copy color code
HSLhsl(51, 3, 41)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 0.93 Yellow: 6.48 Key: 57.65copy color code
YIQY: 106.615 I: 2.524 Q: -1.656copy color code
XYZX: 13.79 Y: 14.643 Z: 14.408copy color code
CIE LabL:45.142 a:-0.807 b:3.499copy color code
CIE LuvL:45.142 u:0.906 v:4.703copy color code
Decimal7105381copy color code
Hunter lab38.266, -2.638, 4.462copy color code