In order to have your Architectural Application approved in a timely manner, please provide the following information in your application:
*Indicate on the completed Architectural Application that your contractor is making the dry rot wood repairs listed on EKIM Painting’s report. Please contact EKIM if you did not receive the specific report for your home.
*The application must be fully completed before sending it to the Board for approval.
*Your application should indicate that the repairs will be made “like for like” – i.e. with no alterations to the existing architecture and your contractor will use the exact materials included in the specifications sheet.
*Include a copy of EKIM Painting’s report with your completed Architectural Application.
*Include a copy of your contract’s insurance with your completed Architectural Application.
*Include a copy of your contractor’s valid license with your completed Architectural Application.
*Make sure to include a completion date for the work.
Note: You can download a copy of the Architectural Application from the documents section of this website.
Lumber: Must be “like for like” replacement, meaning your contractor must use the same material as the wood being replaced. The trim boards are “Hem Fir” 1x’s and “Advantage Plus” primed plus 2x’s. The 2”x 2” pickets can be “Advantage Plus” or “Clear Cedar.” The siding boards are 10” lap siding in standard cedar. All posts, joists, and beams must be Pressure Treated lumber.
Caulking: Your contractor must use an acrylic urethan e (in white). We recommend Dunn-Edwards DEC 902 caulking.
Primer: Your contractor will need to use and exterior acrylic (white). It is recommended to use Dunn-Edwards EZ-Prime or Kelly Moore 255. Please Note: Any new material installed must be primed on all six sites.
Please contact EKIM at 408-996-3897 if you have any questions.
Note: Architectural Application's are not required if you use EKIM for the wood repairs.