Casings are basically the moldings around the window frames. On the outside, their function is to seal the window frame to your home and block cold air from entering the interior. Inside, casings are basically the finishing touch to a window installation.
In this post, Woodbridge Home Exteriors, a trusted provider of energy-efficient windows, discusses the most common types of casings.
Modern casings are typically clean, and they match the color of wood or the rest of the window. They mostly blend in rather than stand out.
Traditional casings have a simple style and they generally go well with older homes. Laying flat against the exterior and interior walls, these casings can be made up of a single layer of wood or composite material.
High-profile casings usually offer the most options. You can have them installed above the window or around the entire window. You can also opt for plastic or composite materials, which are ready-made and designed with the look of layered moldings.
Low-profile casings are more practical than decorative. They typically lay flat against the interior walls to add a finished look and visually tie replacement windows to your home.
Complete casings surround all four sides of your window, and they can be a simple layer of molding or multiple layers that trim out your window. Due to their design, complete casings tend to be more appealing. Furthermore, interior trims typically match or complement the interior moldings of your home.
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