I have found myself repeating this statement a lot lately so I thought I’d write a post about it. So, repeat after me; Anytime that you find yourself comparing a clean colour to a dirty one, the clean colour always looks better. Does this mean the dirty colour is wrong?
For example, the colour on the house currently being tested is a pale butterscotch colour.
The blue on the left is BM HC-146 and the one on the right is HC-104.
Right now, the colour on the right looks dirty and muddy because not only is the butterscotch a cleaner colour but so is the blue. While both are good options for the exterior of this house, it’s hard to see that the greeny gray on the right is even remotely an option because it just looks ugly. Here it is on an exterior: