Calling on color experts! We are painting the exterior of this rental house and I am really anxious about choosing colors.
I’ve done a lot of reading and I know it’s important to consider what direction the house faces. Our house faces WEST (front door side) and NORTH (garage door side).
The north side is in the shade A LOT.
We want to keep the stucco color light but not white. I think the values of the colors I tested are close to what we want: Agreeable Gray (LRV 60.5) and Anew Gray (LRV 47). SEE BELOW TESTS.
I tested Agreeable Gray and Anew Gray on both sides of the house. You can see agreeable gray reads very gray in the shade on the north side. I actually really like the Anew Gray, it reads taupe to me, but maybe that’s because of what’s behind it.
For sampling: The weather has been cloudy and with winter sun we haven’t been at the rental at the best time to capture the light.