Behr Shadow Mountain PPU24-22 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Shadow Mountain paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU24-22. 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:PPU24-22
Color name:Shadow Mountain
Brand:Behr

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LRV of Shadow Mountain

Shadow Mountain PPU24-22 has an LRV of 9.97% and refers to Dark colors which means that this color almost does not reflect 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 9.97% 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 Shadow Mountain undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#585858

RGB code:

88, 88, 88

Is Behr Shadow Mountain PPU24-22 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 0° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

PPU24-22 Shadow Mountain HSL code: 0, 0%, 35%

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.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Behr Shadow Mountain:

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

Behr PPU24-22 Shadow Mountain

Darker shades

Behr PPU24-22 Shadow Mountain

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

Shadow Mountain PPU24-22 vs Dark Shadows MQ5-02

Behr Shadow Mountain PPU24-22 vs Behr Dark Shadows MQ5-02Open Shadow Mountain PPU24-22
LRV: 9.97%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 10.43%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Shadow Mountain PPU24-22 vs Forged Steel SW 9565

Behr Shadow Mountain PPU24-22 vs Sherwin Williams Forged Steel SW 9565Open Shadow Mountain PPU24-22
LRV: 9.97%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 10.47%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#585858copy color code
RGB Decimal88, 88, 88copy color code
RGB Percent34.51%, 34.51%, 34.51%copy color code
HSVHue: 0° Saturation: 0.0% Value: 34.51%copy color code
HSLhsl(0, 0, 35)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 65.49copy color code
YIQY: 88.0 I: -0.0 Q: -0.0copy color code
XYZX: 9.275 Y: 9.759 Z: 10.625copy color code
CIE LabL:37.406 a:-0.001 b:0.002copy color code
CIE LuvL:37.406 u:-0.0 v:0.003copy color code
Decimal5789784copy color code
Hunter lab31.239, -1.669, 1.702copy color code
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