Color Report Edgecomb Gray by Benjamin Moore

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Edgecomb Gray HC 173 is a warm paint color that is known as a griege. Greige is a term for paints that fall between a gray and a beige paint color. It is and continues to be one of Benjamin Moore’s most popular paint colors.. It is part of Benjamin Moore’s Historical Colors collection. Edgecomb Gray can be used in your entire home.

edgecomb gray can
edgecomb gray can

What is the undertone of Edgecomb Gray?

What are Edgecomb Gray’s undertones? Edgecomb Gray is a neutral taupe paint color with almost no visible undertones. While greiges tend to have a green undertone, taupes tend to have pink or purple undertones. Edgecomb Gray leans to a slight pink undertone.

Does Edgecomb Gray look purple?

In some light, Edgecomb Gray can look purple or green, but as we said before this is an extremely neutral paint color. In north light, this paint is going to look more gray and in a southern facing room with warmer light, Edgecomb Gray will take on a more beige color.

What is the LRV for Edgecomb Gray?

The LRV or Light Reflective Value of Agreeable Gray is 63.88. This number ranges between 1 and 100. LRV is measured on a scale that ranges from zero (absolute black, absorbing all light and heat) to 100 percent (pure white, reflecting all light).

edgecombe gray LRV
Edgecomb Gray LRV

Building and design professionals (everyone from architects and engineers to interior designers and color consultants) use these measurements as guidelines to predict how light or dark a color will appear. The values are also used by lighting designers to calculate the number and type of light fixtures needed to provide a certain amount of light for interior spaces.

hale navy edgecomb gray
hale navy edgecomb gray

That being said, this paint color won’t weigh down your room, but it could look dingy if your room does not have natural light.

Is Benjamin Moore’s Edgecomb gray warm or cool?

Benjamin Moore Edgecomb Gray is a warm greige. Rather than having cool blue undertones this shade of paint color have pink undertones. If you prefer Sherwin Williams colors, check out Agreeable Gray.

Is Edgecomb Gray Lighter than Revere Pewter?

HC 173 Beige gray paint color edge comb gray
HC 173
HC 172 Revere Pewter grayish beige paint color
HC 172

Edgecomb Gray HC 173 is noticeably lighter than Revere Pewter HC 172. While Revere Pewter is more of a gray, Edgecomb Gray looks more beige. The LRV of Edgecomb Gray is 63.88. The LRV of Revere Pewter is 55.05, which means it is a darker color. The undertones found in Edgecomb Gray are more creamy, compared to the slight green undertone that can be seen in Revere Pewter.

edgecomb gray living room
edgecomb gray living room

What are the most popular Benjamin Moore neutral colors?

What color goes with Edgecomb Gray?

The good news is that Edgecomb Gray goes with virtually any color, but that can be bad news if you have trouble deciding on paint colors to begin with. For a coastal look, we recommend using pops of Hale Navy to give your room a classic nautical feel. You could choose a softer blue gray such as Nickel or a greener gray such as Sea Haze.

What color Trim for Edgecomb Gray?

White Dove by Benjamin Moore is a solid choice for the trim color. White Dove is a creamy white and gives the space a softer look than a brighter white would.

Can I Use Edgecomb Gray in the kitchen?

Edgecomb Gray on cabinets can give your kitchen a major update.
Edgecomb Gray on cabinets can give your kitchen a major update.

The kitchen is an optimal space for Edgecomb Gray. If you want to create a warm inviting space that can be updated with accent colors and decor over the years, this paint color choice is for you. You can use this paint on the cabinets or the walls.

What are the Most Popular Paint Colors for Benjamin Moore?

These are the top 10 most popular colors from Benjamin Moore. As you can see Calm is one of the most popular colors, despite its unconventional undertones.

White Dove OC 17

White Dove OC 17

image 1Chantilly Lace OC 65

Chantilly Lace OC 65

Cloud White OC 40

Cloud White OC 40

White heron OC 57 paint color by Benjamin Moore

White Heron OC 57

Swiss Coffee OC 45 Buy Benjamin Moore

Swiss Coffee OC 45

OIC 23 Classic Gray by Benjamin Moore

Classic Gray OC 23

paint color OC 22 calm by Benjamin Moore

Calm OC 22

Pale Oak OC 20

Pale Oak OC 20

Gray Owl OC 52

Gray Owl OC 52

Edgecomb Gray HC 173

Edgecomb Gray HC 173