Window Cornices & Trim

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Installing Window Trim

Spruce up your windows by installing new trim.

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4 Ideas to Covering Ugly Window Trim

If you are plagued by unattractive window trim, do not fret. There are many creative options.

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3 Tips for Removing Dried Paint from Interior Window Trim

Repainting trim can freshen up a room.

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Window Trim Tools, Materials and Terminology

The interior trim work on your windows can help define the feeling and ambiance of a room.

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How to Replace a Window Stool

The window stool, or window sill, receives a lot of wear and tear.

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How to Properly Polish Metal Window Trim

Over time, unpainted metal window trim can become grimy, dusty, dirty or rusted.

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Bow Window vs Bay Window: Pros and Cons

Designing your own home or looking to replace an existing window then consider bay or bow window.

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How to Cut Window Trim with a Miter Saw

Window trim is the decorative wood slats that frame a window, giving it a bit of style.

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5 Tips for Basement Window Trim Installation

Basements with the right decor and the use of window trim can actually become useful rooms.

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6 Ideas for Installing Lighting in a Bay Window

Bay windows sometimes need extra lighting.

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How to Replace Vinyl Window Trim

When it comes to replacing vinyl window trim there are a few things that you will need to keep in mind.

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4 Ways to Fix a Gap in Trim Molding

There are several ways to fix unsightly gaps.

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5 Tips for Cleaning Window Trim

Keeping window trim clean can be quite a challenge.

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How to Repair Interior Window Trim Around Window Frames

Fix damaged or deteriorating interior trim with a few simple steps.

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How to Install a Window Trim Drip Cap

Any window trim that is exposed to moisture either from inside or outside can succumb to rot.

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What is the best way to install cornice boards?

Installing cornice boards is relatively easy. You should measure the length of the cornice so as to ascertain whether to use more than just two brackets. Then, mark the positions where each bracket will be fixed to the wall. Keep in mind that the weight has to be evenly distributed. Drill the holes and

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How do I make my own cornice board?

Making a cornice board yourself is not that difficult. Start off by taking note of the measurements. Then, draw an outline of the rectangular shape on a wood panel, according to the dimensions you recorded. Make sure to add a few inches on either side. This will be the front piece of your cornice board.

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Should I use curtains with my cornice board?

A cornice board is basically an enhancement to your window, and adding curtains is practically a must. It is a good idea to include a cornice board as a window treatment because it adds a beautiful and elegant touch to the room. It is rather easy to build one yourself, and you do not have to be an expert

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How to Install a 2 Piece Chair Rail

The chair rail has grown past its original purpose of stopping chairs and other furniture from hitting the walls. It is now more of an aesthetic choice that separates wallpaper from actual paint or different colors in the paint. The 2-piece version usually has intricate moldings that need to be installed

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Removing Paint on Window Trim Without Damaging It

Whether paint has become damaged or worn through the passage of time, or if you simply want to change

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7 Tips for Installing Exterior Window Trim on Stucco

Exterior window trim is a great way to finish any property, and it's not any more difficult to intall on stucco than other finishes.

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How to Remove Paint from Rubber or Plastic Window Trim

Nothing is more frustrating than finishing up the perfect window glazing project only to discover that it has paint on it. This handy guide will help you remove it yourself.

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How to Repair Damaged Trim Molding

Trim molding takes a beating from the foot traffic in your home. Instead of replacing damaged trim, repair it instead.