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Have You Considered Exterior Window Trim For Your Home Improvement Project?

When deciding to upgrade and improve the look and feel of your home, the inside is often the first thing people want to update. This is because, naturally, we spend all of our time inside the house and want to be comfortable. If you get bored with your interior look and feel, you can do a lot of little things that network to create a whole new look and feel.

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Crown molding is a great way to truly bring out the interior of the room and make it look almost like a completely different room! Did you consider, however, that the outside of your home is also a major part of your "realm"?

Window trim for the exterior of your windows can also make a huge impact on the way your home looks and feels. People in the neighborhood value the look and feel of your home when it's pleasant and often it can raise even their property value to see the outside updated over the years.

The external window trim is a lot like the interior crown molding in appeal, effect, and ease of installation. The external molding, unlike the interior stuff, will need to be permanently nailed down.

The weather will affect most glues and since the external temperatures of the house often get into the extremes since there is no weather control, it's important that you install this with something that will truly hold it on even with the changes in weather (i.e. from hot to cold).

Glues tend to melt and molding may fall off if you just use glue, some people use a combination of both types (glue and nails) but only the nails are really necessary. You can use caulk to fill in the perimeter holes to keep the weather out and the bugs that may destroy your molding or wood from getting in there and have shelter while they break down the integrity of your molding.

Using plastic molding may be best if you have termites. There are plastic moldings for the windows that even look and feel like real wood. This would be like vinyl and a top layer that is real wood.








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