Kester Clear Environmental Solutions, LLC

Kester Clear Environmental Solutions, LLC.

Environmental Assessments

The Path to a Kester Clear Home or Business

Services Offered

Kester Clear Pre-Assessment Sample Collection – ERMI or Mycotoxin

Kester Clear Full Assessment

Kester ClearPost Remediation Verification 

Remediation Consultation

Health Care Practitioner Partnership

The Kester Clear Pre-Assessment Sample Collection is designed to offer the home/building owner or occupant an affordable way to determine the presence of mold or mycotoxins in their building. 

 

  1. Review any existing tests on the building and occupants
  2. Consult with customer about the process and lab testing options
  3. Collect sample(s) for mycotoxin (RealTime Laboratories) or mold DNA ERMI (Mycometrics)
  4. Prepare and send samples to appropriate labs
  5. Interpret and forward lab results to customer
  6. One half hour phone consult with customer to review lab results and make recommendation for next step

The Kester Clear Full Assessment is designed to offer the home/building owner or occupant a comprehensive evaluation of microbial growth, water damage and threats to the overall health of the building. The assessment includes a thorough investigation, written report, and multiple phone consultations. 


  1. Review any existing tests on the building and occupants
  2. Consult with customer about the process and lab testing options
  3. Perform a thorough investigation of building exterior: Expert visual and photographic (standard, infrared, and borescope as needed) documentation of any possible points of entry for moisture or threats to the overall health of the building
  4. Perform a thorough investigation of attic, basement, and/or crawlspace: Expert visual, photographic (standard, infrared, and borescope as needed), document moisture readings and make recommendations for sample options for lab tests (as needed)
  5. Perform a basic investigation of HVAC system and ducts: Expert visual, photographic (standard, infrared, and borescope), document findings and make recommendations for sample options for lab tests (as needed)
  6. Perform a thorough investigation of building interior: Expert visual, photographic (standard, infrared, and borescope), document moisture readings and make recommendations for sample options for lab tests (as needed) of all walls, cabinets, kitchen, bathrooms, laundry rooms, ceilings and floors of entire building
  7. Prepare and submit all lab samples
  8. Kester Clear assessment report: Upon receipt of all lab test results, a comprehensive report is provided to the customer. The Kester Clear report includes a thorough written documentation of all findings and photographs. The report also includes repair and remediation recommendations.
  9. One half hour consultation with customer to review findings and discuss recommendations.
  10. One half hour consultation with remediation company (if requested) to review findings and discuss recommendations

 

The Kester Clear Post Remediation Verification (PRV) is designed to offer the home/building owner or occupant an affordable way to ensure a home is free of hazardous mold and/or mycotoxins post remediation.


  1. Review any existing tests on the building and occupants
  2. Consult with customer about the process and lab testing options
  3. Perform an expert assessment of the home’s remediated areas with a moisture meter, infrared, and visual evaluation (as needed) to determine any high risks areas
  4. Collect sample(s) for mold spore, mycotoxin, or mold DNA (ERMI or HERTSMI-2) as required by the remediation contractor or as determined by KCES at the time of the PRV
  5. Prepare and send samples to appropriate labs
  6. Interpret and forward lab results to customer
  7. One half hour phone consult with customer to review lab results and make recommendation for next step

Remediation consultation services. KCES is available to work with remediation professionals before, during, and after the remediation process. As professionally trained mold experts, we can provide non-biased support and insight on the removal, repair, and prevention of mold and water damage. 


Health care practitioner partnership. KCES is available to consult with your health care practitioner about your building assessment report, lab test results, and discuss potential health risks. Health care practitioners have benefited from KCES’s reports to refine protocols and guide treatment for illnesses that may be influenced by mold and toxin exposure.