What About the Trim?

Explore the history of trim products, along with applicable codes and standards. The discussion expands to include experiences with damaged engineered wood trim products, how these products are evaluated by manufacturers and where damages typically occur. Repair protocols and a discussion of best practices for exterior trim details are included.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this session, each attendee will be able to:
  • Given building code requirements, the attendee will be able to employ and accurately evaluate those related to exterior trim.
  • Given their knowledge of standards and best practices for exterior products, the student will be able to assess and determine applicable standards.
  • With knowledge of various engineered wood trim products and manufacturers, the student will be able to compare and appraise different exterior trim products and their durability needs.
  • With knowledge of best practices related to exterior trim products, the attendee will be able to inspect and examine the exterior trim details and assess their compliance with such practices.

For more information contact Melissa Gibson at melissagibson@constructionscience.org or (864) 647-1065


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