We've just had some work done in our house, and we have a brick (exterior) wall in our living room with patio doors in it. The builder plastered the walls, and told us we would need to buy white pvc edging strips (90 degree angle, 30mm wings) to go along the convex wall corners (i.e. the front edge of the wall, two sides and the top; not the concave angles back by the door itself).
We don't like this much because you can't paint PVC very well, and a wooden trim would be too much of a bump.
What alternatives are there for the edges? They need something to neaten them up, but I'm not sure what