The number one question I get when working with a seller to prepare a home for the market! What color paint should I use? Here are the 9 Best Benjamin Moore Paint Colors – Grays (Including Undertones)
(partner post to The Best Benjamin Moore Neutral Paint Colours)
Gray is undoubtedly one of the most popular paint choices these days. And with a wide variety of depths and undertones to choose from, it’s easy to see why gray has surpassed beige as the most popular neutral.
However, when choosing a gray paint colour, you have to pay EXTRA close attention to the undertones. Of course you always have to pay close attention to undertones when picking a paint colour, however, they are far sneakier when they are tucked into grays and charcoals.
So here they are…
**To view the colours below on the Benjamin Moore website, please click on the underlined name in the description of each colour.
The Best Light Gray Paint Colours
Benjamin Moore Revere Pewter HC 172
Revere Pewter is a lovely soft gray. Not so light that it comes close to being an ‘off-white’, however not even remotely bordering on the ‘mid-toned’ range. Revere Pewter is slightly warmer than some of the other comparable grays and almost holds a slightly muddy tone compared to the more fresh and cool grays and has been known to pick up a faint green/greige undertone.
READ MORE: ‘All About Benjamin Moore Revere Pewter’
More about Revere Pewter
Revere Pewter can work in rooms with northern exposure or southern exposure
- While it is in the lighter range, it can be a bit heavy for a dark room or a hallway
- If it’s a bit darker than you wanted, try lightening it by 25%
Exteriors. It’s also great as a choice for the exterior body of the house (especially when paired with Cloud White)
- With an LRV of 55, it’s important to note that Revere Pewter will not be a fresh and bright gray. While it won’t absorb light, it certainly won’t be a light and bright colour