M240-5

Behr Squash Bisque

Behr Squash Bisque M240-5 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Squash Bisque paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful M240-5. 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:M240-5
Color name:Squash Bisque
Brand:Behr

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What are Behr Squash Bisque undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#E7B17C

RGB code:

231, 177, 124

Is Behr Squash Bisque M240-5 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 30° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

M240-5 Squash Bisque HSL code: 30, 69%, 70%

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

Squash Bisque M240-5 vs Exciting Orange SW 6647

Behr Squash Bisque M240-5 vs Sherwin Williams Exciting Orange SW 6647Behr Squash Bisque M240-5
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Temperature: warm
LRV: 51.21%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Squash Bisque M240-5 vs Papaya SW 6661

Behr Squash Bisque M240-5 vs Sherwin Williams Papaya SW 6661Behr Squash Bisque M240-5
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Temperature: warm
LRV: 54.66%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#e7b17ccopy color code
RGB Decimal231, 177, 124copy color code
RGB Percent90.59%, 69.41%, 48.63%copy color code
HSVHue: 30° Saturation: 46.32% Value: 90.59%copy color code
HSLhsl(30, 69, 70)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 23.38 Yellow: 46.32 Key: 9.41copy color code
YIQY: 187.104 I: 49.21 Q: -5.071copy color code
XYZX: 52.317 Y: 49.892 Z: 25.938copy color code
CIE LabL:76.003 a:13.205 b:34.645copy color code
CIE LuvL:76.003 u:39.886 v:42.276copy color code
Decimal15184252copy color code
Hunter lab70.634, 8.601, 27.672copy color code
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