On the 20th July 2017, it was reported that Japanese Knotweed in Bath was one of the worst affected areas, for outbreaks of this invasive weed, across the south west region. This is due to the warm weather causing the rapid growth of the weed by around 10cm per day, with Bristol, Plymouth and Falmouth also affected. This rapid growth was stated to be “the scourge of British Homeowners” as the fear of the invasive weed and its destructive properties hinder sales by dropping house values and discouraging potential buyers.
Awareness of the invasive weed is calculated to be particularly high in areas such as in the South of England where 80% of the population is said to be aware, giving them the best possible chance to eradicate the weed in being able to identify it and call in professional help. This weed must only be handled by a Japanese Knotweed Expert, as ignorance of the weed and its effects can become the cause of it spreading to other areas. The majority of our projects involve the spraying of a translocating herbicide that is 300 times stronger than available to the public. This will give direct application to the internal and external part of the stem and leaves, which ensures that the weed is efficiently eradicated whilst also eradicating the stress and worry for yourself.
If you do have a problem with Japanese Knotweed in Bath, the most effective method of treatment would be to call our professional team on 0800 1337 444, where we can give all the help and advice needed.
Reports of an increase in several invasive weeds in North Somerset has grown this year. Due to the warmer weather, Japanese Knotweed is on the rise but other invasive weeds such as Hogweed, Himalayan Balsam and Mares Tale are also appearing increasingly.
Once established, invasive weeds can be incredibly difficult to control so the sooner you can identify the plant, the sooner action can be taken. At Japanese Knotweed Expert, we have a 100% success rate with eradication and for your own peace of mind, we also offer a guarantee on all of our work!
However, identification is just the first step. In order to protect your land and property, a management plan must be initiated for any invasive weed treatment. Although one treatment and inspection may be enough to cause the plant to die back, regular inspections must be carried out to ensure there is no future activity.
If you have a problem with invasive weeds in North Somerset and they are causing you issues, or you want to identify a plant you’re not sure on, then give us a call today! Our Freephone contact number is 0800 093 7926. Alternatively message us via our online contact form or by Facebook.
As the UK’s most aggressive, destructive and invasive plant, removal of Japanese Knotweed in Somerset has become a nuisance to homeowners wanting to buy or sell their properties. The fear is so high that in the Somerset area, one member of the public has reported the weed located in a park with the worry that the seeds are able to spread on the underside of shoes or by dogs onto neighbouring properties.
The plant can be killed with herbicides but the extensive rhizome network means that repeated applications over 3 years are required. This kind of treatment must be carried out by a PCA qualified specialist, as the translocating herbicides used to eradicate the knotweed are 300 times stronger than anything available to the public.
If you fear you need our services in the removal of Japanese Knotweed in Somerset from your property, or you suspect someone in a neighbouring property does, give the Japanese Knotweed Expert a call on 0800 1377 444. Where you can speak to our friendly, helpful staff, whether that be to set up your survey and management plan, or for some advice on what to do as we’re always here to help.
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Although not a heavily infested county, removal of Japanese Knotweed in Gloucestershire is known to be quite common, with local hot spots being reported. Japanese Knotweed is a perennial plant that forms dense stands of tall, hollow, speckled canes during summer and can damage hard surfaces such as tarmac as it grows. It can grow through the floors of houses, occasionally even through the foundations.
Stem injection can be one of the most effective methods when wanting to eradicate Japanese knotweed, but this can only be carried out by a highly trained expert. This works by spraying and injecting a translocating herbicide on both the inside and outside of the weed. This ensures the eradication of this invasive weed from your site. To learn more about ‘Our Eradication Process’ click here.
Not only is herbicide treatment an effective method to remove Japanese Knotweed but there are also other treatment options like excavation, permanent burial and combined method. Click here to learn more about these treatment services we offer.
If you suspect you need the removal of Japanese knotweed in Gloucestershire, from off your property, don’t fret. All you need to do is call 0800 1337 444 and with our expert knowledge and experience, we have all the information and equipment needed to eradicate the invasive weed.
Japanese Knotweed Removal in South Gloucestershire
Japanese Knotweed removal in South Gloucestershire and surrounding areas is common. As Japanese Knotweed is a fast-growing invasive plant, which can prevent other plants in its surroundings to grow, killing off your other plants and eventually even damaging your property. And reducing its value drastically, sometimes even by 50%.
Therefore, you should remove the weed professionally as soon as you notice it, by then the weed could have even spread metres underground. Which means it can easily damage, or could have come from neighbouring properties.
You can notice the Japanese Knotweed, by its red stems, big green heart shaped leaves. Its beauty causes some people to mistake it as harmless, although it is quite the opposite.
First seen in the UK in the 1800s, Japanese knotweed has had time to spread throughout the whole country, damaging property after property and stealing the country’s money. Losing Britain millions of pounds every year.
If you have any suspicions of the invasive plant in your area, please contact us. Japanese Knotweed Expert are your countrywide professionals to deal with Japanese Knotweed removal in South Gloucestershire and surrounding areas. Call us on 0800 1337 444 to arrange your site survey and management plan!
Our friendly team will be happy to answer any questions and arrange a convenient time for your site survey. Alternatively you can also message us on Facebook or use our online contact form to send your questions over.
Have you walked away from your dream home due to Japanese Knotweed in Dorset? This may be due to its invasive and destructive nature, as many potential buyers fear this plant! If you have, you’re not the only one. Surveys say that only three percent of those aware of this invasive weed said they would not be at all deterred from buying an affected property. Little did you know, buying a house with Japanese Knotweed can actually be to your benefit, as in severe cases it can devalue a property to half its worth.
Why is this to your benefit? Although Japanese Knotweed is known to be extremely difficult to eradicate, with our expert knowledge and specialist technologies, we can effectively treat the Japanese Knotweed at potentially only a fraction of the price of the devaluation.
Click here to learn about the treatment services, we at Japanese Knotweed Expert Ltd can offer to eradicate this invasive weed. As a company we have a vast amount of experience and the necessary qualifications needed to effectively eradicate Japanese Knotweed in Dorset, from your site/garden.
If you’re looking to buy a property with Japanese Knotweed in Dorset or a surrounding area, it doesn’t have to be a deal breaker. Give Japanese Knotweed Expert a call today on 0800 1337 444, whether it be for some expert advice or to start your treatment plan, we are always here to help.
Advanced growth of Japanese Knotweed in Wiltshire has been noticed n the area. This if following the mild weather experienced in 2015-2016. Residents of Wiltshire have been urged to keep an eye out for any Japanese Knotweed infestations.
Some of the highest risk areas are railway lines, waterways, motorways, cleared land, industrial land and landfill sites. So it is important if you notice Japanese knotweed within 50m of any of the aforementioned areas, to get in touch with a PCA Qualified surveyor as soon as possible.
This is not to say that if you have a business or private home in Wiltshire close to one of the risk areas, that there is definitely Japanese knotweed there – but to be vigilant of your surroundings. The most common reason for Japanese Knotweed outbreaks is because a propagule of the invasive species has been carried to the site via a stream, motorway/railway or via an animal’s claws or fur.
Japanese Knotweed is a nausiance and many fear when they hear Japanese Knotweed is present on their land. However, there is no need to fear as eradication and removal of Japanese knotweed in Wiltshire and throughout the UK is possible. With various treatment options available to aid in the removal of this invasive weed.
Japanese Knotweed Expert has been treating this invasive weed for many years and our PCA qualified surveyor, our on site team and office staff are ready to help. Contact us today to arrange your site survey! Do you need some advice? Then contact us today on 0800 1337 444, our friendly team will be happy to assist.
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Removal of Japanese Knotweed in Devon and such areas has become a problem. This is due to the ease that its rhizomes can spread once cut or broken, giving it the ability to suffocate surrounding plants with the shade its heavy foliage creates.
Looking at Devon’s plant distribution map of recorded Japanese Knotweed, it is clear it has spread throughout this area. Making it even more difficult to control when there is so much of it. I think it is time Devon called in the experts!
Japanese Knotweed is originally from East Asia but was brought over to Britain by the Victorians for its ornamental beauty. However, since this time it has spread rapidly throughout the UK. It has caused damage to properties and has been the cause for many court cases.
However, Japanese Knotweed Expert Ltd, can deal with your outbreak and help in the removal of Japanese Knotweed in Devon. We have the necessary qualifications and experience in dealing with this invasive plant. With a number of different treatment options available depending on the site, Japanese Knotweed can be eradicated.
If you are having a problem and need help with the removal of Japanese Knotweed in Devon, or if you’re worried about Japanese Knotweed on neighbouring properties, call now on 0800 1337 444. You will be able to speak to our helpful and professional staff to arrange for your Japanese Knotweed to treated by our PCA qualified expert.
Japanese Knotweed in Bristol strikes fear into many homeowners. It has many destructive qualities which make it the weed that homeowners have nightmares about, but is it really a terrible thing to buy a house which has Japanese Knotweed on?
It is true that by having Japanese Knotweed on your land, you are more susceptible to have devaluation on your property. This is due to the strength and durability of the weed, considering it can grow through tarmac and concrete! Mortgage lenders have been known to refuse mortgages to people who have Japanese Knotweed on their land, as the devaluation aspect can be so significant (up to 50% in some severe cases!). So why do people continue to buy homes riddled with the invasive weed?
Japanese Knotweed is a nuisance for the seller, but not so the buyer – on average, the house can be reduced in value by £7,000.00, which therefore means the home will be cheaper to mortgage.
But I thought you can’t get a mortgage on a house which has Japanese Knotweed on?
Whilst this is the case, by having a site survey and management plan in place on the property, you have official documents to display that you have Japanese Knotweed on the land and that it is being treated. On average, Japanese Knotweed treatments cost around £2,000.00 (dependent on what is found in the survey) and this means that there is an overall reduction in price for the house by around £5,000.00!
We at Japanese Knotweed Expert can assist with our PCA qualified surveyor to conduct the survey. We can also provide all the necessary documentation for the site survey and management plan. From this we can then carry out the treatment to eradicate this invasive weed from your property.
If you are looking to buy a house with Japanese Knotweed in Bristol, get in touch on 0800 1337 444 to arrange for your survey and management plan!
Japanese Knotweed removal in Cornwall is on the rise, as many of our clients in Cornwall are not aware of how invasive Japanese Knotweed is when, in fact, it is listed in the top 100 most invasive plants in the world.
Japanese knotweed (Fallopia Japonica), is not native to Europe therefore the pests and diseases that control it in Japan are not in place here. This means that it is free to spread without any resistance.
The majority of Japanese Knotweed has been spread by riverbank erosion, and by mans’ activities, such as fly-tipping garden waste and moving contaminated soil. Mechanical flails and mowers will also spread the plant.
Japanese knotweed has become widespread in the area of Cornwall and many of our clients in Cornwall have contacted us because Japanese knotweed has spread onto their land. Many watercourses are choked with it and large areas or derelict land, waste land, roadside verges and hedges have become infested. It is a significant problem that many developers in Cornwall are facing.
We have been helping our clients in Cornwall to put in place a management plan for the eradication of Japanese knotweed on their land.
One of the methods we use for Japanese knotweed removal in Cornwall is removal and excavation which occurs when there is normally not enough time to treat it with a systemic herbicide. Usually, this is due to time constraints from builders or planned development. Under these circumstances, removal and excavation is the ideal solution. Once the site has been excavated, it can be issued with a certificate confirming the site to be clear of Japanese knotweed. The planned development of the site can then continue.
Do you think you have Japanese Knotweed in your garden or on your land? Contact Japanese Knotweed Expert today to arrange a site survey for Japanese Knotweed removal in Cornwall or in surrounding areas. Why not follow us on Twitter to hear the latest news from Japanese Knotweed Expert?