N230-5

Behr Dry Brown

Behr Dry Brown N230-5 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Dry Brown paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful N230-5. 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.

Color code:N230-5
Color name:Dry Brown
Brand:Behr

Dry Brown for 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 Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Dry Brown for exterior

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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.

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LRV of Dry Brown

Dry Brown N230-5 has an LRV of 24.4% 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 24.40% 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 Dry Brown undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#968374

RGB code:

150, 131, 116

Is Behr Dry Brown N230-5 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 26° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

N230-5 Dry Brown HSL code: 26, 14%, 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.

Color comparison

Dry Brown N230-5 vs Spalding Gray SW 6074

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.

Behr Dry Brown N230-5 vs Sherwin Williams Spalding Gray SW 6074Behr Dry Brown N230-5
LRV: 24.4%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 22.12%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Dry Brown N230-5 vs Dusted Truffle SW 9083

Are you struggling to choose between these two hues for your next project? Our comparison will help you choose the ideal color for your space.

Behr Dry Brown N230-5 vs Sherwin Williams Dusted Truffle SW 9083Behr Dry Brown N230-5
LRV: 24.4%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 24.68%
Medium 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#968374copy color code
RGB Decimal150, 131, 116copy color code
RGB Percent58.82%, 51.37%, 45.49%copy color code
HSVHue: 26° Saturation: 22.67% Value: 58.82%copy color code
HSLhsl(26, 14, 52)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 12.67 Yellow: 22.67 Key: 41.18copy color code
YIQY: 134.971 I: 16.142 Q: -0.649copy color code
XYZX: 23.846 Y: 23.978 Z: 19.89copy color code
CIE LabL:56.066 a:4.723 b:10.77copy color code
CIE LuvL:56.066 u:12.669 v:13.554copy color code
Decimal9864052copy color code
Hunter lab48.968, 1.232, 10.194copy color code
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