Buying Guide: Interior Wood Trim

To get a pleasing result with wood, you need to carefully select the individual pieces of lumber at the store, paying attention to grain and color.

Interior trim can add definition and refinement to a room, and wood remains a good choice for material. Today, synthetic trims can sometimes be a better option. Here are a few tips to help you no matter which material you choose.

Combine smaller molding to create large profiles

Buy primed trim if you're painting

Get the longest pieces you can handle

You can order rare moldings

Avoid using MDF trim in moist places

Match the grain

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