Behr Tin Foil

Behr Tin Foil N500-3 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Tin Foil paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful N500-3. Find out if this gorgeous cold grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:N500-3
Color name:Tin Foil

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What are Behr Tin Foil undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

172, 176, 176

Is Behr Tin Foil N500-3 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 180° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

N500-3 Tin Foil HSL code: 180, 2%, 68%

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 Grey 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

Tin Foil N500-3 vs Silverstone PPU26-08

Behr Tin Foil N500-3 vs Behr Silverstone PPU26-08Behr Tin Foil N500-3
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Temperature: cold
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Temperature: cold

Tin Foil N500-3 vs Uncertain Gray SW 6234

Behr Tin Foil N500-3 vs Sherwin Williams Uncertain Gray SW 6234Behr Tin Foil N500-3
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Temperature: cold
LRV: 41.64%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

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.

HEX#acb0b0copy color code
RGB Decimal172, 176, 176copy color code
RGB Percent67.45%, 69.02%, 69.02%copy color code
HSVHue: 180° Saturation: 2.27% Value: 69.02%copy color code
HSLhsl(180, 2, 68)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 2.27 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 30.98copy color code
YIQY: 174.804 I: -2.384 Q: -0.846copy color code
XYZX: 40.373 Y: 42.956 Z: 47.227copy color code
CIE LabL:71.525 a:-1.407 b:-0.488copy color code
CIE LuvL:71.525 u:-2.251 v:-0.48copy color code
Decimal11317424copy color code
Hunter lab65.541, -4.74, 3.156copy color code