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What would you recommend to fix this problem with outdoor aluminum trim flecking paint?

Strip the existing paint. Get a good quality metal primer and apply properly (i.e. - follow the instructions on the tin). Paint with a quality paint. It will last until it fails again.
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Is this Hardie trim installed wrong? If so, will this cause it to fail or leak around the windows?

Man I am sorry Ricky. It looks like a little kid trimmed that window. Can I just sum this up with... THE TRIM IS INSTALLED FIRST AND LAP SIDING NEXT TO THE TRIM, NOT UNDER IT!!! Anything else is ...
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Entry Door Casing for Uneven Brick

You could take the time to scribe wood trim to match the actual shape of the opening, just as one scribes face frames to fit "built in" furniture to interior walls which aren't plumb, level, ...
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Entry Door Casing for Uneven Brick

Given there's perhaps a quarter-brick difference in height at the top, the wonkiness will be visible whatever you do. Trimming on the face of the brick is likely going to be the best look, but it's ...
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Trim - Casing and Baseboard Installation

Also, the wood shoe on the bottom of a baseboard is part of the baseboard, it ends the baseboard at the bottom, then the floor begins ... so it definitely should be painted the same ... as far as ...
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Trim - Casing and Baseboard Installation

The baseboard height should absolutely be even throughout room. If you have a cap on baseboard moulding, and bottom of window casing goes down to the top of baseboard, or almost touching it, I can see ...
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