RAL 7000

RAL Classic Squirrel grey

RAL Classic Squirrel grey RAL 7000 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Squirrel grey paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 7000. Find out if this gorgeous cold grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:RAL 7000
Color name:Squirrel grey
Brand:RAL Classic

Squirrel grey 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 cool Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Squirrel grey

Squirrel grey RAL 7000 has an LRV of 25.68% 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 25.68% 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 RAL Classic Squirrel grey undertones?

Blue is RAL Classic Squirrel grey 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#7A888E

RGB code:

122, 136, 142

Is RAL Classic Squirrel grey RAL 7000 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 198° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 7000 Squirrel grey HSL code: 198, 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.

  • Cool Grey shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Grey 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.

Color comparison

Squirrel grey RAL 7000 vs RAL 810-3

Can't decide between these two shades for your project? We break down the differences to assist you in making the right choice.

RAL Classic Squirrel grey RAL 7000 vs RAL Effect  RAL 810-3RAL Classic Squirrel grey RAL 7000
LRV: 25.68%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 23.33%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Squirrel grey RAL 7000 vs RAL 120-M

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

RAL Classic Squirrel grey RAL 7000 vs RAL Effect  RAL 120-MRAL Classic Squirrel grey RAL 7000
LRV: 25.68%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 26.79%
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#7A888Ecopy color code
RGB Decimal122, 136, 142copy color code
RGB Percent47.84%, 53.33%, 55.69%copy color code
HSVHue: 198° Saturation: 14.08% Value: 55.69%copy color code
HSLhsl(198, 8, 52)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 14.08 Magenta: 4.23 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 44.31copy color code
YIQY: 132.498 I: -10.271 Q: -1.094copy color code
XYZX: 21.711 Y: 23.698 Z: 29.014copy color code
CIE LabL:55.785 a:-3.771 b:-4.934copy color code
CIE LuvL:55.785 u:-7.809 v:-6.452copy color code
Decimal8030350copy color code
Hunter lab48.681, -5.583, -1.261copy color code
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