Trim boards can be great, particularly on the outside of a home. They add detail and elegance at a relatively low cost. Homes throughout the country sport them, but that also means that trim board often is exposed to heavy rain, snow, wind and sunlight, all of which can cause wood to rot, decay, swell and, ultimately, develop mold. Once rot sets in, you can almost push your finger through the board, which has probably become as soft as a wet sponge to the touch. And rotting trim boards will do little to improve your home’s look or value.
Trim board manufactured by WindsorOne appears to be a prime culprit. Homeowners have reported that WindsorOne begins to warp, swell and rot shortly after installation and within the warranty period:
Windsor Mill guarantees WindsorONE’s end and edge-gluing for 10 years and its primer for 5 years. Windsor Mill will replace, without charge, any WindsorONE product that is installed according to directions and fails to meet this warranty within that time. Such replacement is the exclusive remedy for breach of warranty with no consequential or other damages recoverable. Continue reading