Behr Rusty Gate

Behr Rusty Gate M200-7 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Rusty Gate paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful M200-7. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:M200-7
Color name:Rusty Gate

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LRV of Rusty Gate

Rusty Gate M200-7 has an LRV of 19.12% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little 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 19.12% 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 Rusty Gate undertones?

Red is Behr Rusty Gate 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

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RGB code:

175, 102, 73

Is Behr Rusty Gate M200-7 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 17° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

M200-7 Rusty Gate HSL code: 17, 41%, 49%

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 Red will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Red 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

Rusty Gate M200-7 vs Copper Mountain SW 6356

Our comparison will assist you in determining which shade will complement your space.

Behr Rusty Gate M200-7 vs Sherwin Williams Copper Mountain SW 6356Behr Rusty Gate M200-7
LRV: 19.12%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 17.03%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Rusty Gate M200-7 vs Gingery SW 6363

Our comparison outlines the key differences between the two colors to assist you in choosing the right one for your space.

Behr Rusty Gate M200-7 vs Sherwin Williams Gingery SW 6363Behr Rusty Gate M200-7
LRV: 19.12%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 20.27%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#AF6649copy color code
RGB Decimal175, 102, 73copy color code
RGB Percent68.63%, 40.00%, 28.63%copy color code
HSVHue: 17° Saturation: 58.29% Value: 68.63%copy color code
HSLhsl(17, 41, 49)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 41.71 Yellow: 58.29 Key: 31.37copy color code
YIQY: 120.521 I: 52.82 Q: 6.417copy color code
XYZX: 23.635 Y: 19.1 Z: 8.744copy color code
CIE LabL:50.804 a:26.469 b:28.894copy color code
CIE LuvL:50.804 u:54.962 v:28.212copy color code
Decimal11494985copy color code
Hunter lab43.704, 20.05, 18.731copy color code
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