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Tips on Choosing the Right Interior Trim For Windows

Everything about your windows should match your interior to create a seamless look. The trims around your windows, for instance, are called casings, which are the finishing touch to window installation. While they may seem like a minor detail you could easily overlook, they can either make or break your home’s overall look.

In today’s post, Renewal by Andersen® of Long Island, a window replacement company in the area, shares some tips on how to pick the perfect interior trim for windows.

Complete Casing 

This type of casing surrounds all four sides of your windows, which can be a simple layer of molding or stacked moldings. It should also complement the rest of the moldings in your home for a harmonious appearance.

Low-Profile Casing 

Instead of being a mere decorative feature, low-profile casings emphasize utility over aesthetics. It helps block cold air from entering your living space and keeps heated air inside your home. Moreover, it lends a finished look, which visually ties windows to the entire interior design.

High-Profile Casing 

Unlike other casings, this trim design provides the most options. It can either outline the entire window or sit as a pediment above the window. It can also be paired with one-piece casings, which can fit most traditional and Victorian homes.

Modern Casing

Contemporary homes can benefit from modern casings that provide minimal yet sophisticated lines. This type of casing is meant to blend with the rest of the home rather than standing out. Note that in most 21st-century homes, the glass often takes the center stage rather than the moldings.

Entrust your window installation to Renewal by Andersen of Long Island to make the most of your investment. We offer durable and energy-efficient specialty windows and other window styles. Call us today at (631) 206-6773 to schedule an appointment. We serve residents of Huntington and other nearby locations.


"I was very impressed with Renewal by Andersen. They showed up in time and we received several follow up phone calls as the installation was being done as well as the sales representative stopping by to check in on the installation. The delivery/ installer was very professional. I would highly recommend Renewal By Andersen."

February, 18

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