CW-5

Benjamin Moore Harwood Putty

Benjamin Moore Harwood Putty CW-5 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Harwood Putty paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CW-5. 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.

Official color page:Harwood Putty CW-5
Color code:CW-5
Color name:Harwood Putty
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Harwood Putty for bedroom

  • Benjamin Moore CW-5 bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore CW-5 bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore CW-5 bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore CW-5 bedroom
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We’ve hand-picked a beautiful collection of photos of this amazing Beige shade used in real bedrooms. Take a look and imagine how this wonderful warm Light paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Harwood Putty for living room

  • Benjamin Moore Harwood Putty living room paint
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  • Benjamin Moore Harwood Putty living room paint
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  • Benjamin Moore Harwood Putty living room paint
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  • Benjamin Moore Harwood Putty living room paint
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Check out this stunning Light used in real living rooms. Explore how this Grey color shade can create a unique space

Harwood Putty for exterior

  • Benjamin Moore CW-5 house exterior
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  • Benjamin Moore Harwood Putty house exterior paint
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  • Benjamin Moore CW-5 house exterior
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  • Benjamin Moore Harwood Putty house exterior paint
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  • Benjamin Moore CW-5 house exterior
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  • Benjamin Moore Harwood Putty house exterior paint
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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.

Benjamin Moore Harwood Putty reviews

  • Benjamin Moore Harwood Putty wall paint
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  • Benjamin Moore Harwood Putty stairs paint
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  • Benjamin Moore Harwood Putty hallway paint
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  • Benjamin Moore Harwood Putty hallway
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  • Benjamin Moore Harwood Putty stairs paint
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  • Benjamin Moore CW-5 hallway
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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 Harwood Putty

Harwood Putty CW-5 has an LRV of 83.19% and refers to White colors that reflect almost all 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 83.19% 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 Benjamin Moore Harwood Putty undertones?

Green is Benjamin Moore Harwood Putty 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:

#EDEFE7

RGB code:

237, 239, 231

Is Benjamin Moore Harwood Putty CW-5 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 75° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CW-5 Harwood Putty HSL code: 75, 20%, 92%

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 Green 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 Benjamin Moore Harwood Putty:

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

Benjamin Moore CW-5 Harwood Putty

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

Harwood Putty CW-5 vs Alabaster OC-129

Can't decide between these two shades for your project? We break down the differences to assist you in making the right choice.

Benjamin Moore Harwood Putty CW-5 vs Benjamin Moore Alabaster OC-129Open Harwood Putty CW-5
LRV: 83.19%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 85.08%
White 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.

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HEX#EDEFE7copy color code
RGB Decimal237, 239, 231copy color code
RGB Percent92.94%, 93.73%, 90.59%copy color code
HSVHue: 75° Saturation: 3.35% Value: 93.73%copy color code
HSLhsl(75, 20, 92)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.84 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 3.35 Key: 6.27copy color code
YIQY: 237.49 I: 1.379 Q: -2.913copy color code
XYZX: 80.212 Y: 85.507 Z: 87.858copy color code
CIE LabL:94.101 a:-2.072 b:3.633copy color code
CIE LuvL:94.101 u:-0.69 v:5.916copy color code
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Hunter lab92.47, -6.985, 8.396copy color code
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