Unfinished window frames

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We recently had brand-new windows installed and the frame is deeper than before so they trimmed it out in pine. The installer said to paint it but my husband was wondering about covering it up with a flat piece of trim? My question is what is the best way to finish the pine around the windows?
unfinished window frames tips, This isn t the best photo that you can see the unfinished pine around the window
This isn't the best photo that you can see the unfinished pine around the window.
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  • Adrianne C Adrianne C on Nov 11, 2014
    Looks like they didn't finish the job. It should have trim around the window.
    • Amberly Meehan Amberly Meehan on Nov 11, 2014
      We are actually going to be redoing all the trim in the house so we just had them leave it off for now.
  • Amberly Meehan Amberly Meehan on Nov 11, 2014
    No offense, but your comment had nothing to do with my question. I understand the window is unfinished. We will be putting trim around the window. I just want to get some opinions on the best way to finish the pine that they put in the sill area.
    • Adrianne C Adrianne C on Nov 12, 2014
      @Amberly Meehan It's the way the window is made. The pine just needs to be painted.
  • Amberly Meehan Amberly Meehan on Nov 11, 2014
    Here's a better picture.
  • Marion Nesbitt Marion Nesbitt on Nov 12, 2014
    Am a bit confused as to why your concern is just with the sill area (bottom part of the frame) as the pine framing is around the entire window. I'd just paint all the pine the same colour as the window so it looks like one unit.
  • Marion Nesbitt Marion Nesbitt on Nov 12, 2014
    My dad was a carpenter so that has helped me pick up some of the lingo!
  • Rose Henderson Rose Henderson on Sep 23, 2015
    Get some nice trim to clean up this window job. Also, Marion is right. You need to paint the pine. What kind of colors are you using in this room? That might help determine how dark or light you should paint the frame. http://www.fivestarwindows.com/simonton.php
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