Should I Remove The Trim Before Installing Shutters? Whether or not to remove the trim depends on your own taste. If you want to keep your existing trim, we’re able to build custom shutters to fit with your current trim. If you like our shutter frames better, then you can remove the trim—but it’s not a requirement. If you’re trying to go trimless or replace your trim, we’ll help you choose the best option to fit your perfect vision.