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arn1234

08:13AM | 09/06/04
Member Since: 09/05/04
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a contractor friend of mine had their painters paint the exterior and interior of my house...after they finished I noticed that the tops of all the wood window and wood door frames were not

painted.I brought this to my friends attention and was told that nobody paints the tops of wood doors frames and wood window frames....reluctantly the painters returned to my house and painted only the exterior window and door frames...this has created some ill feelings and this subject has been brought up constantly as a put down by them....am I crazy but it seems logical to seal and protect unfinshed wood.

please respond so I can put an end to their mockery.

5slb6

12:53PM | 09/06/04
Member Since: 07/28/02
1356 lifetime posts
Are you talking about the window sashes? Which is the part of the window that moves or the brick molding/ trim around the outside of the window.

If it is the brick molding/trim there is no way that it should not be painted as that is a prime spot for moisture to get into the wood and cause peeling and rot. They just sound like lazy painters to me.

The sash is not as big a deal as it is not directly exposed to the weather, but I think it should still be done.
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