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Case Study – Eradication of Japanese Knotweed in SheffieldEradication of Japanese Knotweed in Sheffield - Herbicide Treatment

Eradication of Japanese Knotweed in Sheffield is a growing problem due primarily to fly-tipping. It can also be transported vie the claws of animals such as foxes or badgers. You only need a piece of the rhizome the size of your thumb nail to produce a new plant.

We pride ourselves on our customer service and this client who owned a residential property phoned us on a Sunday afternoon. Our office phones all divert through to a member of the management team outside normal office hours which means we can look after you and answer your questions at a time convenient to yourself.

We organised to come out on the Tuesday morning at 7am as they had to leave for work at 8am. We found a relatively small outbreak just measuring 2m2. Once we had conducted the survey we produced the management plan which outlined a three year plan to ensure total eradication using translocating herbicides. The chemicals we use are 300x stronger than what is available to the public! Even if you can get them off the internet we would strongly advise against this as without the proper training they can be very dangerous.

We are two years into the program for eradication of Japanese Knotweed in Sheffield. As a result we are pleased to say we have seen no new growth in the last year. Inspections will continue for another 12 months upon which the site can be declared free of Japanese knotweed.

We pride ourselves on being experts so if you need any advice about the removal or eradication of Japanese knotweed in Sheffield please contact us by phone: 0800 1337 444 or 0161 8831444 or email: .

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Japanese Knotweed Eradication in LeedsCase Study –Japanese Knotweed Eradication in Leeds

Japanese Knotweed eradication in Leeds is a real problem!

We are totally dedicated in providing you with a total eradication package that includes a 10-year guarantee as standard for all work we carry out. We can also provide a 10-year insurance backed guarantee when a management plan is implemented.

Rivers such as the River Aire can easily transport Japanese knotweed downstream as only a small piece of stem or root is all that is needed to create a new plant. Which in turn caused a huge problem for our client in Leeds! The spread of Japanese Knotweed via a water source lead to the bottom of their garden being infested with Japanese knotweed. Therefore, Japanese Knotweed eradication in Leeds was required.

When treating Japanese Knotweed in Leeds next to the River Aire, you must apply for an AqHerb 01 from the Environment agency. Or you can treat using a stem injection method. We ensure all the correct protocols are followed when using chemicals near a water source. This ensures the safe and effective removal of Japanese Knotweed from site.

If you need any assistance or advice with regards to Japanese Knotweed eradication in Leeds please contact us by phone: 0800 1337 444 or 0161 8831444 or by email: Alternatively, you can message us using our online contact form or via our Facebook page.

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Removal of Japanese Knotweed in Wakefield

Removal of Japanese Knotweed in WakefieldThe commercial premises in Wakefield that had Japanese Knotweed was on their boundary. Someone had fly-tipped the Japanese knotweed and unfortunately this is quite common. Therefore, it was important for the removal of Japanese Knotweed in Wakefield to be carried out.

We visited the site, carried out a site survey, whereupon we were able to produce a Management plan. The plan always includes the most cost effective method of treating the Japanese Knotweed. In this case we decided to excavate as it looked like it had only been there for approximately six months. This method of treatment ensures quick and effective removal of Japanese Knotweed.

By efficiently carrying out the removal of Japanese Knotweed in Wakefield it meant that there was no chance of contamination to other parts of the site or of it being transported to the neighbouring plot. We came back four times over the next two years to make sure that we had removed all the Japanese Knotweed on this site in Wakefield.

Do you need help eradicating Japanese Knotweed? Please contact us by phone: 0800 1337 444 or 0161 883 1444 or email: We are happy to help with any queries you may have!

Not sure what Japanese Knotweed looks like? Click here to learn more about this invasive weed.

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Eradication of Japanese Knotweed in BradfordEradication of Japanese Knotweed in Bradford

We were asked to survey Japanese knotweed on a property in Bradford. The Japanese knotweed had stopped the sale of the property going ahead as the mortgage company were not happy to lend on a property effected by Japanese knotweed. Therefore, the eradication of Japanese Knotweed in Bradford, on this property was vitally important.

We were on site within 24 hours to carry out the site survey. We were able to provide a full site assessment and survey plus a management plan within 24 hours of the initial visit. We sent over this information via email, it was then processed very quickly.  The mortgage company wanted us to start the treatment immediately. As a result, just five days after the initial visit we were given the go ahead to commence the eradication of Japanese Knotweed in Bradford.

We are pleased to say the client was delighted that we could carry out the necessary paperwork and procedure to ensure the the eradication of this invasive weed. They were also happy with the fact that the sale of their house also went through successfully. To find out what our customers say about us please view our testimonials they gave us.

If you need any advice or assistance with the removal or eradication of Japanese knotweed in Bradford please get in touch and we will help you in any way we can.

Alternatively, you can contact us using our online contact form or by sending a message via Facebook.

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Removal of Japanese Knotweed in North Yorkshire

Removal of Japanese Kntoweed in North Yorkshire - EradicationRemoval of Japanese Knotweed in North Yorkshire is not just a nuisance here but it is a global menace! The International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources has listed it as a global plant pest. In some countries it is illegal to have Japanese Knotweed on your property, however in the UK it is only illegal if it is allowed to spread onto other properties. As the weed grows rapidly it could quickly spread onto your neighbour’s property, becoming a legal issue.

To prevent this from happening, you should get professional help – we can visit your site within 48 hours, so that we can help you with your problem as soon as possible! Japanese Knotweed Expert cover all of the UK helping to eradicate Japanese Knotweed from clients gardens or site.

It may be a menance, but it is treatable! There are a number of different treatments that can be used in the removal of Japanese Knotweed in North Yorkshire. These methods can include: herbicide treatments, permanent burial or excavation. These method are all proven to remove Japanese Knotweed, ensuring this nuisance is no more!

So if you think that you have a problem with Japanese Knotweed in North Yorkshir or a surrounding area, please contact us at 0800 1337 444. Our friendly staff here at Japanese Knotweed Expert, will be happy to help.

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Japanese Knotweed in South Yorkshire

Japanese Knotweed in South Yorkshire - Eradication It was reported in February this year that a homeowner was struggling to sell her property due to an infestation of Japanese knotweed in South Yorkshire. At this particular property in Sheffield, Japanese Knotweed had spread across four neighbouring gardens.

None of the neighbours were aware that it was Japanese knotweed or of how incredibly invasive it can be. Luckily, in this case, the four neighbours were on good terms and decided to split the cost of treating the Japanese knotweed among the four of them. This was to put a three-year management plan into place for the removal of Japanese Knotweed in South Yorkshire.

It doesn’t always run so smoothly as it did for the homeowners in South Yorkshire. Many of our clients have had to treat knotweed on their neighbours land as it was affecting their house sale and the neighbour refused to treat it themselves.

Although it is illegal for you to allow Japanese knotweed to spread onto a neighbouring property, it is not illegal to have it on your own land. Therefore people sometimes feel they have no obligation to put a treatment schedule into place if they aren’t planning on moving themselves. However, this can be detrimental if the Japanese Knotweed does in fact spread to a neighbouring property, as you may be liable to a fine or legal action from your neighbour if you are not compliant.

If you need some advice about Japanese knotweed in South Yorkshire which is either on your own property or your neighbours, get in touch today. Our contact number is 0800 093 7926 or alternatively you can contact us via Facebook or Twitter. Our experienced team will be happy to give you advice, answer your questions or to organise a site survey.

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Removal of Japanese Knotweed in East Riding of Yorkshire

Removal of Japanese Knotweed in East Riding of YorkshireJapanese Knotweed can cause a number of problems for properties, including cracks in foundation’s. It will grow in any type of soil, no matter how poor, and develops via its extensive underground root (rhizome) network – a tiny fragment of root will grow to form a new plant. Even businesses such as supermarkets can struggle with the pesky weed.

It was reported that developers of a supermarket came across Japanese Knotweed in East Riding of Yorkshire near the site and are trying to eradicate it. This is due to the Knotweed being able to spread up to 7m from where its roots began and so although the weed wasn’t on site, there is always the possibility that it could travel across to the supermarket once built and ruin the new foundations in place.

The best way to eradicate Japanese Knotweed would be to catch it at an early stage and then bring in the experts. By getting expert help, you will be issued a 10-year guaranteed to ensure the Knotweed never comes back. We will treat Japanese Knotweed in one of the following ways: –

  • Herbicide Treatment
  • Excavation and Removal
  • Permanent Burial
  • Combined Treatment Methods

To learn more about each of these method please click here to view our ‘Treatment Services’ page.

If you want help with the removal of Japanese Knotweed in East Riding of Yorkshire or surrounding areas, get in touch today by calling 0800 1337 444. Alternatively complete our online contact form or message us via Facebook.

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Japanese Knotweed Removal in West Yorkshire

One of our latest cases of Japanese Knotweed removal in West Yorkshire was in Wakefield. A homeowner had found a potential buyer for her house but the housing surveyor noticed there was Japanese knotweed at the rear of the property. As both the buyer and the seller of the property were keen to get the house sale moving along, they split the cost of a Japanese Knotweed Site Survey and Management Plan.

Japanese Knotweed removal in West YorkshireThe management plan advised that the RICS risk assessment categorised the property at Risk 3. This was because the knotweed was over 7m away from a habitual space but was still within the property boundary. If a site falls under the RICS risk assessment then we would advise that the treatment schedule proposed within the management plan be implemented.

There are various treatments that can be implemented to ensure the removal of Japanese Knotweed from your site. Click here to learn more about the different treatment methods.

Having Japanese knotweed can devalue a property by up to 50% in some extreme cases if a management plan is not put into place so our advice to both the seller and buyer of the property was to ensure this was actioned swiftly!

If you are worried about Japanese Knotweed removal in West Yorkshire and how it could affect the sale of your house, get in touch  today to purchase a site survey and management plan. We aim to get out to all of our clients within 48 hours and your reports will be with you 24 hours after the site visit date. Our Freephone number is 0800 1337 444.