Pediment SW 7634 Paint Color by Sherwin-Williams

Pediment SW 7634 Paint Color by Sherwin-Williams

Learn more about this unusual white to use it correctly in your home

White is a very popular color to use at home due to its versatility and multifunctional nature. White pairs with most other colors successfully and suits many interiors and home styles. However, there are shades of white that might require more knowledge regarding their use!

One of such white paint colors is called Pediment. It’s a white color by Sherwin-Williams, and today we will tell you more about it.

You will learn what kind of white it is, how it works in different spaces, and how to coordinate it correctly.

With this and other helpful information we are going to share with you today, using this shade of white won’t be a problem for you!

Pediment SW 7634 by Sherwin Williams

What Kind of Color Is Pediment SW 7634?

SW Pediment by Sherwin-Williams is officially considered a classic and bright white color, but if you take a look at it, you will hardly say it’s a typical white.

As Encycolorpedia says, this color looks like a mix of purple and blue, which is why people often get puzzled when they learn it’s actually white! But generally, this paint color is classified as neutral taupe. Also, SW Pediment is a warm-toned color, which is why it can hardly be called greige.

As you can see, this interior white paint is not very simple! This is why you should use this color very carefully in your home! Due to its tricky undertones (which we will discuss later), it may read differently and play tricks in your home.

Read on to find out how to use it correctly not to get an unwanted surprise.

Pediment SW 7634 Paint Color by Sherwin Williams

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What Undertones Does Pediment SW 7634 Paint Color Have?

SW Pediment has noticeable purple and pink undertones, as well as a hint of blue, which is why this taupe and neutral color is pretty challenging to use and pair with other colors. Also, such complex undertones make it a bit difficult to find the most suitable place for this white paint in your home since SW Pediment may read differently in different types of light.

This is why we recommend you sample it before you start applying the paint to your walls. By using paint samples, you can see how the color works in a room and thus tell in advance how it may read there.

Pediment SW 7634 by Sherwin Williams Color Undertones

LRV of Pediment SW 7634 Paint Color

LRV stands for the light reflectance value. This measurement shows how much light the color can reflect from the wall. The LRV scale ranges from zero to 100, where zero is black, and 100 is white. Apparently, the higher the LRV value, the lighter the color, and vice versa.

How does lighting affect Pediment SW 7634

The LRV of SW Pediment is 61, which means this color is on the lighter side of the scale. It’s pretty reflective, so it will hardly make the space look dark, and besides, it can react to light differently!

For example, in a north-facing room, you may see SW Pediment lean a bit greyer, but it will still keep its warm hue. If you have south-facing or afternoon western light, this color will look warmer. Moreover, the undertones may become a bit more noticeable.

Pediment SW 7634 by Sherwin Williams. LRV 61

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Coordinating Colors to Use With Pediment SW 7634

When you know what color to use to coordinate the color on the walls, you can be sure your home interiors will look balanced and welcoming due to the correct use of colors. For SW Pediment with its tricky undertones, we recommend the following coordinating colors for the best effect:

  1. SW Snowbound
  2. SW Morris Room Grey
  3. SW Broccoflower
oordinating Colors for Pediment SW 7634 by Sherwin Williams

What Is the Best Trim Color For SW Pediment?

White is traditionally considered the optimal trim color due to its versatility. But what if you have SW Pediment on your walls? Which white will work best with it? Considering the tricky nature of SW Pediment and its complex undertones, we suggest you use one of the following whites on your trim and molding:

  1. Sherwin-Williams Snowbound
  2. Sherwin-Williams Pure White
  3. Sherwin-Williams High Reflective White
Trim Colors for Pediment SW 7634 by Sherwin Williams

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Colors That Go With Pediment SW 7634

Despite being rather challenging, SW Pediment pairs nicely with quite many colors! In particular, we recommend you pay closer attention to one of the following color :

  • Pure White SW 7005
  • Alabaster SW 7008
  • Repose Gray SW 7015
  • Agreeable Gray SW 7029
  • Sea Salt SW 6204
  • Dorian Gray SW 7017

But even though these colors will work best with SW Pediment, don’t forget to sample them in advance! This way, you will ensure the palette looks balanced in tone.

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Pediment SW 7634 Similar Colors

When you know a few colors that look the same or very close to the paint color you are going to use in your home, it is easier for you to adjust your interior palette should the chosen color appear not suitable. For SW Pediment, the following paint colors will work as substitutes:

  1. Sherwin-Williams Agreeable Gray
  2. Sherwin-Williams Alabaster
  3. Sherwin-Williams Repose Gray
  4. Benjamin Moore Classic Gray
  5. Sherwin-Williams Alpaca
  6. Benjamin Moore Balboa Mist
  7. Benjamin Moore Abalone
  8. Benjamin Moore Pale Oak
  9. Benjamin Moore Calm

Some of them are a bit lighter, whilst others are a bit darker. But still, none of them reads dramatically distinct.

Paint Colors Similar to Pediment SW 7634 by Sherwin Williams

Comparing Pediment SW 7634 With Other Colors

If you are not very knowledgeable in color theory, it can be challenging for you to see the minor distinctions between very similar shades of the same color. Speaking about SW Pediment, defining what makes it distinct from other alternative colors can be pretty hard! This is why we have prepared a brief comparative guide for you. Below, you can read how SW Pediment looks compared to other similar paint colors.

Pediment vs Agreeable Gray

These two look very similar. However, there are some distinctions between them. First, SW Agreeable Gray has a warm beige undertone, which may lean more into its beige or grey side depending on the light. SW Pediment has purple, pink, and slight blue undertones.

If you look closer, you’ll see that this purple hue is better seen in SW Pediment. However, since these colors have very close LRVs of 60 and 61, they read almost the same in terms of brightness.

Pediment SW 7634 vs Agreeable Gray SW 7029

Pediment vs Repose Gray

SW Repose Gray has blue and slight violet/purple undertones, but they are very minimal. Its LRV is 60. All this makes SW repose Grey a very close match to SW Pediment. however, SW Pediment reads more purple.

Pediment SW 7634 vs Repose Gray SW 7015

Pediment vs Drift of Mist

These two work pretty lovely together! SW Drift of Mist is a warm off-white with a slight green undertone and an LRV of 69. however, it pairs quite nicely with SW Pediment, which reads darker due to the LRV of 61. Also, SW Pediment looks slightly warmer thanks to its taupe hue.

Pediment SW 7634 vs Drift of Mist SW 9166

Pediment vs Snowbound

SW Snowbound has an LRV of 83 and a slightly taupe undertone. In general, this color reads lighter than SW Pediment, but thanks to the taupe tone, it can be used as a lighter version of the Pediment color.

Pediment SW 7634 vs Snowbound SW 7004

Pediment vs Edgecomb Gray

SW Edgecomb Gray is a neutral taupe-greige color with a very slight and barely seen violet/pink undertone. However, compared to SW Pediment, it reads much warmer and prominently beige. Also, SW Edgecomb Gray looks lighter due to its higher LRV of 63.

Pediment SW 7634 vs Edgecomb Gray HC 173

Pediment vs Popular Gray

SW Popular Gray is a grey color with clay undertones that tend to lean taupe and an LRV of 61. Due to very close LRVs, these colors look pretty similar, but still, SW Pediment shows its purple hue more.

Pediment SW 7634 vs Popular Gray SW 6071

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Where to Use Pediment SW 7634 Color In Your Home?

When it comes to using SW Pediment in your home, you should be very careful and consider its undertones and lighting! This is why always sample this paint prior to applying it. Also, read how it may work in different rooms to know what you should be ready for.

Pediment SW 7634 in the Living Room

This color may work perfectly well for your living room if it has plenty of natural light and space! SW Pediment will add a soft and cozy vibe to the space, making it look both elegant and relaxing. Besides, it works well with different textures and materials like wood or stone and goes nicely with whites on your ceiling and trim.

Sherwin Williams. Pediment SW 7634 In the Living Room

Pediment SW 7634 on Bedroom

Do you like warm-toned and cozy bedrooms that create a cuddly feeling? Then SW Pediment is your color! This neutral color will work well with wooden floors and furniture, as well as with lighter beige or white bedding. We would only recommend you use it in a well-lit bedroom since in a dark and poorly-lit space, it may read darker too.

Sherwin Williams. Pediment SW 7634 For the bedroom

Pediment SW 7634 and Kitchen

In your kitchen, use SW Pediment on lower and/or upper cabinets, pairing this neutral with softer white or off-white walls. Creamy whites that don’t read yellow will also work nicely with SW Pediment, by the way. This color works really well with marble countertops and tiles, so you’ll easily incorporate it into your kitchen!

Sherwin Williams. Pediment SW 7634 For the Kitchen

Pediment SW 7634 in Bathroom

In your bathroom, use SW Pediment, considering the size of the room and its lighting. In a large and well-lit bathroom, this soft color will work even on all the walls! But in a small bathroom with little light, you’d better limit its use to your vanity sink and drawers.

Sherwin Williams. Pediment SW 7634 in the Bathroom

Pediment SW 7634 for the Exterior Use

Is SW Pediment a good exterior color? Honestly speaking, it’s not. While it may compliment many facades and roofs, not many people want to embrace the purple-pink undertone of this color on the exterior of their homes.

Sherwin Williams. Pediment SW 7634 For the exterior

Now you know what kind of color SW Pediment is. This tricky white may read taupe and give off unexpected undertones, but now you are ready for this! You know its undertones and LRV, you know how it reacts to light and how it works in different spaces.

Thanks to this, you will easily use this color in your home successfully.

Pediment SW 7634 by Sherwin Williams Ultimate Guide

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Frequently Asked Questions

⭐Is SW Pediment a popular paint color?

While greiges are considered popular, SW Pediment is not very welcomed in homes because of its stronger purple-pink undertones.

⭐Does SW Pediment read grey?

No, this color usually reads purple-pink due to its taupe undertones.

⭐Does SW Pediment work with browns?

Yes, it can pair with brown colors very well, especially with darker browns like SW Status Bronze.

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