What is window casing?

What is window casing?

Casing. Casing is the decorative molding or framing around a window that is used to cover the space between the window frame or jamb and the wall.

What size window casing should I use?

For casings, 50 percent is good. Generally, vertical trim elements such as door and window casings should be smaller and have less heft than baseboards. So I've found that a good rule of thumb for sizing window and door casings is to keep them at about 50 percent of the height of the baseboard.

What type of wood is used for window casing?

Several types of hardwoods such as cherry and walnut are commonly used for stain grade moldings and trim because of how well they absorb the stain. Softwoods such as fir or pine are regularly used for paint grade trim and moldings since it is generally less expensive and easy to work with.

Should window and door trim be the same?

Casings are the moldings that go around the window frames. ... Inside, casings are the finishing touch to a window installation, the same as baseboards and door moldings finish off a room. They generally match the same moldings used in those applications so the room has a cohesive look.

Should all interior doors be painted the same color?

Even if your walls are a soft grey, by painting your doors the same colour you maintain a calm, serene environment that has a good flow. Even with a very classic look, you can paint everything in one colour.

Should white kitchen cabinets match trim?

Kitchen cabinets should always match trims as much as they can. However, it is not a set standard that they have to match each other.

What is the most popular white for kitchen cabinets?

1. Benjamin Moore – Simply White. Simply white is a fresh and basic white that is perfect for both kitchen cabinets as well as for ceilings, trim, and walls. It's off-white so it's won't be too bright, but it's light enough that it will still add a fresh and clean look to your kitchen.

What is the best color for a kitchen with white cabinets?

If your cabinets are a bright or cooler white, and you have more of a contemporary style, go for lighter, bold colors—think bright blues and more natural hues like Behr® Back to Nature S340-4, a fresh mossy green.