How to Choose Interior Color

The right color can transform a room. Behr makes it easy to find your perfect color.

For Best Results:

The best way to determine whether a color is right for your room is to paint a small swatch on your wall, so you can view the color in the exact space and lighting conditions.

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    Step 1

    Visit the BEHR Color Solutions Center at your nearest The Home Depot location.

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    Step 2

    Browse through the standard color chips arranged by color hue, or take a look at the annual 2020 Color Trends site to see what colors are hot this season.

  3. Step 3

    If you're unsure about color pairings, browse the BEHR color cards that offer bright ideas on color combinations.

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    Step 4

    You can also visit and browse Behr's massive color selection from the comfort of your home.

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    Step 5

    Purchase paint samples and paint a swatch of color on your wall before you make your final decision. View your selected color options in the room you will be painting. 

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