How to Choose Interior Colour

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

For Best Results:

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

  1. Step 1

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

  2. Step 2

    Browse through the standard colour chips arranged by colour hue, or take a look at the annual trend card to see what colours are hot this season.

  3. Step 3

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

  4. Step 4

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

  5. Step 5

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

Suggested Tools & Supplies
  • Brush 5.1 - 6.4 cm (2"-2½")

  • Roller Cover and Frame

  • Paint Tray

  • Paint Tray Liner

  • Drop Cloths

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