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Old 11-15-2016, 05:06 AM  
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Hey I'm a new home owner and my dogs have chewed on my door trim and I was wondering can I just replace the piece the chewed on or do I have to replace the whole casing.



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If you are anticipating a reoccurrence, and you are fairly good at it, just cut and replace the damaged section.

If not then replace the piece of trim, if it can be matched.
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Matching the width and thickness of the original trim might be a challenge, since mills are making trim so much thinner now than they used to. But yes, you can clean up the ragged edge of the casing and cut a new piece to fit. If you can't find a match, and the mismatch bothers you, you may have to replace the casing all the way around the door. Hopefully, the dogs will adjust to their new home soon.
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