Benjamin Moore Squirrel Tail

Benjamin Moore Squirrel Tail 1476 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Squirrel Tail paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1476. Find out if this gorgeous warm beige paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Squirrel Tail 1476
Color code:1476
Color name:Squirrel Tail
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Squirrel Tail

Squirrel Tail 1476 has an LRV of 24.91% and refers to Medium colors that reflect a lot of 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 24.91% 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 Squirrel Tail undertones?

Yellow and Red are Benjamin Moore Squirrel Tail undertones 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

HEX value:


RGB code:

141, 136, 122

Is Benjamin Moore Squirrel Tail 1476 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 44° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1476 Squirrel Tail HSL code: 44, 8%, 52%

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 Beige will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Beige 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 Squirrel Tail:

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

Squirrel Tail 1476 vs Copley Gray HC-104

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Let's see the differences between these two paint colors to help you make an informed decision.

Benjamin Moore Squirrel Tail 1476 vs Benjamin Moore Copley Gray HC-104Benjamin Moore Squirrel Tail 1476
LRV: 24.91%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 25.65%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Squirrel Tail 1476 vs Desert Twilight 2137-40

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Benjamin Moore Squirrel Tail 1476 vs Benjamin Moore Desert Twilight 2137-40Benjamin Moore Squirrel Tail 1476
LRV: 24.91%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 26.6%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#8D887Acopy color code
RGB Decimal141, 136, 122copy color code
RGB Percent55.29%, 53.33%, 47.84%copy color code
HSVHue: 44° Saturation: 13.48% Value: 55.29%copy color code
HSLhsl(44, 8, 52)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 3.55 Yellow: 13.48 Key: 44.71copy color code
YIQY: 135.899 I: 7.478 Q: -3.299copy color code
XYZX: 23.301 Y: 24.676 Z: 21.943copy color code
CIE LabL:56.759 a:-0.685 b:8.189copy color code
CIE LuvL:56.759 u:3.76 v:11.234copy color code
Decimal9275514copy color code
Hunter lab49.675, -3.204, 8.583copy color code
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