The 15 Types of Trim You Need to Know for Your Next Remodel Project
Finding the right kind of trim is essential to completing any kind of remodeling project around the house. There are a multitude of options to choose from and picking the right one requires a thoughtful approach. Familiarize yourself with the terminology and the available trim options to complete your project to make sure they fit with your home.
Trim Material Options: Bare Wood
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Working with polyurethane trim is much like working with wood—you cut it with standard saw blades, nail it by hand or with a gun and paint it just like wood. Home centers carry a small selection of polyurethane trim. You can find an endless variety of options by going online and searching for “polyurethane trim” (some products are listed as “urethane” rather than “polyurethane”).
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Area Specific Trim: Casing
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Wall Frame Molding
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