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Old 06-27-2010, 03:00 PM   #1
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Hi, our window trims have rotted, we're wondering which would be better--wood or metal trim? Thanks!

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Old 06-27-2010, 04:24 PM   #2
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Assuming you're talking about outside trim (brick mold, sill, etc.) you're best off with composite (PVC/plastic) trim. If it's inside, you need to figure out where the water is getting in and address that situation. Then replace with new wood trim.

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I should have specified that the rotten trim is outside. Things are fine on the inside. So the issue is whether we should stay with wood or switch to metal. I understand metal trim lasts longer and is virtually maintenance free.
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Composite. It lasts "forever" too. Available at HD or Lowes....
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