LAGUNA HILLS, CA -, which sells fire-resistant PVC architectural trim products for home developers, commercial builders, property management and home owners, makes that case that the durability, mold- and insect resistance of its faux-wood trim and Better Than Wood, Says ArchitecturalTrim.commouldings gives them green credentials.

"It's important that all development projects have a great deal of thought regarding the longevity and cost-effectiveness of every piece that goes into a home or building."said Dan Brockington, president of

The company offers millwork and mouldings are composite trims fabricated in resin or cementatious material. uses these materials to precision cast products that emulate what it calls "traditional building materials," aka wood lumber. can copy wood produces precisely because it also sells moulding, corbels, brackets and other treatments of pine, poplar, red oak, alder, and MDF.

Its catalog includes thousands of different molded polyurethane composite trim details with either a smooth finish carpentry surface, or a re-sawn wood grain texture (composite wood trim). says its fire rated composite trim moulding (moulded polyurethane foam)meets ASTM E-84 fire resistant architectural composite trim requirements.

The surprisingly realistic faux-wood moldings, architectural columns, shutters, corbels and faux beams look like natural wood "without supporting harmful deforestation," suggests and can also be recycled when discarded.

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