If a weather-side, where the brick can get wet, use sill-sealer behind the wood framing/brick to stop any capillary drive there. Stop the WRB at the corner, cover with a small trim, as you said, but--- install some backer-rod before caulking the trim to the brick (dis-similar materials with different expansion/contraction rates/movements) for a bond break, also capillary= the caulk will stretch with the "hourglass" shape and last many years longer, giving double protection; pp. 35; http://books.google.com/books?id=XHA...0break&f=false
Clothes taking longer to dry?
Clean the dryer screen in HOT water if using fabric softener sheets.
They leave a residue that impedes air-flow, costing you money.
Clean the ducting in the last six months? 17,000 dryer fires annually!