One of Maine’s leading building diagnostic experts:

Cost-effective solutions for healthy, comfortable and efficient homes.

Conflict-Free Analysis:

We provide unbiased information, and don't financially benefit from installation recommendations.

Welcome to Complete Home Evaluation Services

Complete Home Evaluation Services provides comprehensive evaluations of residential properties in Maine, with services ranging from energy audits to building inspections to thermal imaging, blower door testing, mold and radon inspections, and comprehensive indoor air quality analysis. 

Complete Home Evaluation Services uses the most advanced technology available and over twenty years of professional construction experience to inspect homes. We’ll work with you to develop affordable and effective remediation strategies for all your home concerns.

Homes that are too tight are unhealthy, and it's critical to pair energy efficient improvements with adequate ventilation. All CHES energy audits include healthy air ventilation safety calculations based on ASHRAE national standards.

Our goal is to create a cost-effective plan to help you solve your home’s problems. We don’t sell equipment or insulation.

About the Owner:

Owner DeWitt Kimball has worked in the building profession for over two decades and has extensive knowledge of the science of building construction, including green home construction methods. He has experience in new home construction, kitchen design and construction, all phases of electrical and plumbing, as well as the renovation of historic buildings. DeWitt brings his wide range of expertise to bear on each project, specializing in the cost effective renovation of buildings to make them energy efficient and structurally impervious to environmental conditions. DeWitt is a certified HERS rater, a BPI energy analyst, a certified mold inspector, home inspector, radon tester, boiler/furnace analyst, LEED Green Associate, and LEED for Homes Green Rater. This makes him one of the most qualified professional property inspectors in Maine.

Latest News

January, 2013. The Energy Efficiency Opportunity in Maine Churches

We were honored to do the energy auditing for the First Parish Church in Yarmouth. Efficiency retrofits of historic Maine churches represent an incredible opportunity to reduce energy costs, improve the comfort of parishioners and protect these precious buildings. See the full story in the Portland Press Herald and watch this video where DeWitt explains how he and the Upright Frameworks crew accomplished an incredible 50% reduction in air leakage.

Helping Neighbors in Need

DeWitt jumps in to help neighbors in need. Ches has joined forces with Upright Frameworks and Energy Circle to help reverse the affects of Maine's Fuel Assistance cuts. See the New York Times and Sun Journal articles.