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How can I prevent water damage to trim next to a bathtub?

It appears to be caused by mopping the floor with a wet string mop. You will need to keep it dry, this is a precursor to mold. Using a plastic trim could possibly solve the problem as it will tolerate ...
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Non tear off bead solution for transition between drywall and wood trim

Lay masking tape alone the edge of the wood and press it down well, then fill the gap with acrylic caulk, use a plastic trowel to smooth the caulk then peel the tape off.
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Is it OK to cover a window's accessory groove with exterior casing?

The "accessories" for which the groove is provided, are typically trim-like in nature. Gap fillers, sill extenders, etc. Perhaps you can find an "accessory" that suits your ...
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Is it OK to cover a window's accessory groove with exterior casing?

It is OK. The whole extrusion is water-tight. Also, if you plan to caulk the trim to the window it's very difficult with that channel in the way. I absolutely would cover them with casing, and I have. ...
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How should I measure vinyl siding corner trim for replacement?

Parts like this aren't sold by size. They're simply proprietary to a brand of siding. Find yours, if possible. Also, the critical dimension is from the face of framing (sheathing) to the inside of the ...
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Non tear off bead solution for transition between drywall and wood trim

You will need to either add a piece of wood trim above the baseboard to cover that joint or fix the drywall to fill that joint. They make a drywall L bead (it is like corner bead with one short leg). ...
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