SW 7605

Sherwin Williams Gale Force

Sherwin Williams Gale Force SW 7605 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Gale Force paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 7605. Find out if this gorgeous cold blue paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:SW 7605
Color name:Gale Force
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:2017 Holistic, Timeless Color Wall

Gale Force on kitchen cabinets

  • Sw 7605 Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Sw 7605 Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Sw 7605 Kitchen Cabinets
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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating cool hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Gale Force for exterior

  • Gale Force Exterior
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  • Gale Force Exterior
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  • Gale Force 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 cool hue. Find inspiration for your house’s exterior, front doors, gates, shutters, frames or windows.

Gale Force reviews

  • Sw 7605 Fireplace
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  • Sherwin Williams Gale Force Living Room
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  • Living Room
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  • Sw 7605 Fireplace
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  • Sherwin Williams Gale Force Living Room
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  • Living Room
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  • Sw 7605 Fireplace
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  • Sherwin Williams Gale Force Living Room
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  • Living Room
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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 Gale Force

Gale Force SW 7605 has an LRV of 5.58% and refers to Dark colors which means that this color almost does not reflect 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 5.58% 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 Sherwin Williams Gale Force undertones?

Blue is Sherwin Williams Gale Force 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:

#35454E

RGB code:

53, 69, 78

Is Sherwin Williams Gale Force SW 7605 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 202° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 7605 Gale Force HSL code: 202, 19%, 26%

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 Blue 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.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Sherwin Williams Gale Force:

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

Gale Force SW 7605 vs Charcoal Blue SW 2739

Can't choose between these two beautiful shades? We'll compare these two colors to help you make the right decision.

Sherwin Williams Gale Force SW 7605 vs Sherwin Williams Charcoal Blue SW 2739Sherwin Williams Gale Force SW 7605
LRV: 5.58%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 5.67%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Gale Force SW 7605 vs Cyberspace SW 7076

Let's highlight the differences and help you select the ideal hue for your space.

Sherwin Williams Gale Force SW 7605 vs Sherwin Williams Cyberspace SW 7076Sherwin Williams Gale Force SW 7605
LRV: 5.58%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 6.4%
Dark 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.

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HEX#35454ecopy color code
RGB Decimal53, 69, 78copy color code
RGB Percent20.78%, 27.06%, 30.59%copy color code
HSVHue: 202° Saturation: 32.05% Value: 30.59%copy color code
HSLhsl(202, 19, 26)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 32.05 Magenta: 11.54 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 69.41copy color code
YIQY: 65.242 I: -12.427 Q: -0.584copy color code
XYZX: 4.971 Y: 5.563 Z: 8.018copy color code
CIE LabL:28.282 a:-3.887 b:-7.48copy color code
CIE LuvL:28.282 u:-7.737 v:-8.52copy color code
Decimal3491150copy color code
Hunter lab23.586, -3.655, -3.644copy color code
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