Should I Remove The Trim Before Installing Shutters? Whether or not to remove the trim depends on your personal style. If you want to keep your existing trim, we can build your shutters to fit with your current trim. If you prefer our shutter frames, then you can remove the trim—but it’s not a requirement. If you’re trying to go trimless or replace your trim, we can help you find the right option to match the vision you have in mind for your windows.