Sherwin Williams Really Teal SW 6489 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Really Teal paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6489. 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.

Official color page:Really Teal SW 6489
Color code:SW 6489
Color name:Really Teal
Brand:Sherwin Williams

Really Teal for bedroom

  • Sherwin Williams Really Teal Bedroom Ceiling
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  • Really Teal Ceiling
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  • Sherwin Williams Really Teal Bedroom Ceiling
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  • Really Teal Ceiling
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  • Sherwin Williams Really Teal Bedroom Ceiling
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  • Really Teal Ceiling
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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 cool Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Really Teal for living room

  • Sherwin Williams Really Teal Living Room
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  • Sw 6489 Accent Wall
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  • Sw 6489 Accent Wall Panelling
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  • Sherwin Williams Really Teal Living Room
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  • Sw 6489 Accent Wall
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  • Sw 6489 Accent Wall Panelling
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  • Sherwin Williams Really Teal Living Room
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  • Sw 6489 Accent Wall
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  • Sw 6489 Accent Wall Panelling
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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Blue color shade can create a unique space

Sherwin Williams SW 6489 on kitchen cabinets

  • Sw Really Teal Kitchen
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  • Really Teal Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Sw Really Teal Kitchen
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  • Really Teal Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Sw Really Teal Kitchen
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  • Really Teal 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.

Really Teal for exterior

  • Sw 6489 Exterior
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  • Sherwin Williams Really Teal Exterior
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  • Sw 6489 Exterior
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  • Sherwin Williams Really Teal Exterior
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  • Sw 6489 Exterior
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  • Sherwin Williams Really Teal 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.

Sherwin Williams Really Teal reviews

  • Sw Really Teal Hallway
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  • Sw 6489 Bathroom Vanity
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  • Sw Really Teal Door
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  • Sherwin Williams Really Teal Painted Storage
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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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What are Sherwin Williams Really Teal undertones?

Blue is Sherwin Williams Really Teal 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:

#016367

RGB code:

1, 99, 103

Is Sherwin Williams Really Teal SW 6489 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 182° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6489 Really Teal HSL code: 182, 98%, 20%

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 Really Teal:

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

Really Teal SW 6489 vs Adriatic Sea SW 6790

Unsure what shade is the better choice for your design? We've highlighted the differences of these two colors to help you determine which one will best suit your space.

Sherwin Williams Really Teal SW 6489 vs Sherwin Williams Adriatic Sea SW 6790Open Really Teal SW 6489
LRV: 9.69%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 9.22%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Really Teal SW 6489 vs Mosaic Tile SW 2938

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Sherwin Williams Really Teal SW 6489 vs Sherwin Williams Mosaic Tile SW 2938Open Really Teal SW 6489
LRV: 9.69%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 7.8%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

LRV of Really Teal

Really Teal SW 6489 has an LRV of 9.69% 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 9.69% 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.

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#016367copy color code
RGB Decimal1, 99, 103copy color code
RGB Percent0.39%, 38.82%, 40.39%copy color code
HSVHue: 182° Saturation: 99.03% Value: 40.39%copy color code
HSLhsl(182, 98, 20)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 99.03 Magenta: 3.88 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 59.61copy color code
YIQY: 70.154 I: -59.684 Q: -19.486copy color code
XYZX: 6.921 Y: 9.908 Z: 14.376copy color code
CIE LabL:37.678 a:-22.575 b:-9.293copy color code
CIE LuvL:37.678 u:-28.65 v:-9.544copy color code
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Hunter lab31.478, -15.838, -5.044copy color code
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