Exterior Trim

JLC Field Guide: Exterior Trim

Aesthetically, exterior trim provides a visual transition to define the boundaries of a building. Not so obvious is that exterior trim also serves a primary function to divert water away from vulnerable wall areas.

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Exterior Trim Featured Articles

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Fastening and Finishing PVC Trim

Practical tips from five JLC authors on how to get the most out of this popular... More

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Building an Eyebrow Dormer

CAD program simplifies layout and creates full-size patterns. More

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Exterior Molding Repairs That Last

Clients that own historic homes are often proud of the exterior details.... More

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Building a Rot-Proof Cornice

A New Jersey builder describes how he frames and finishes this classic eaves... More

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Exterior Trim Instruction

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Bending PVC Trim

Nathan Nebbia runs down his process for bending solid PVC moldings with heat... More

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Replacing a Rot-damaged Window Casing

Instead of installing exterior window trim one piece at a time, it’s more... More

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Working Out Eaves Details

A practical guide to roof trim that will protect the siding and complement a... More

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Installing Exterior Trim Around a Flanged Window

Three methods for getting window trim to lay flat against the wall More

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