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Japanese knotweed report
Japanese knotweed (Fallopia japonica) is an invasive weed. The plant was originally found in Japan and controlled by natural pests and climate conditions. Bought over during the Victorian era, Japanese knotweed has been spreading across the UK ever since. Read more…

Once a professional has identified Japanese knotweed on your property, the next step is removal. There are different methods of removal and treatment, which method you go with will depends on your circumstances. Read more…   

A surveyor will check for any problems in the house but will they check the garden? Will a property surveyor check for Japanese knotweed? Read more…

If you need help identifying Japanese knotweed, you first must know that the Japanese knotweed looks different depending on the current season. These changes can be the cause of misidentifications, leading to future growth and potential property damage. Read more…

A Japanese knotweed site survey and report will correctly identify any suspicious weeds on site and assess whether they are a risk to the property. Read more…

A no-knotweed report is a legal document that states that a property is not infected with Japanese knotweed. Read more…

If you think your neighbour has Japanese knotweed and it is spreading to your garden, it is important that you notify them first. Read more…

There is no set policy on whether or not lenders will provide financial support to clients looking to buy properties with Japanese knotweed but, generally, you may find it difficult. Read more…

Japanese knotweed is commonly misidentified for plants that have similar features. Read more…

It can be tempting to try out DIY Japanese knotweed removal if you suspect you may have it on your property. However, you should be aware that DIY Japanese knotweed removal can not only be incredibly complex and time-consuming but can have some serious environmental and legal implications if not completed by certified professionals. Read more…

A Japanese Knotweed Survey is the safest way for homeowners and landlords to be sure that their property is free from Japanese Knotweed. Read more…

Japanese Knotweed Expert offers CPD certified courses which are held and delivered by ourselves. We are CPD (Continual Professional Development) accredited. Read more…

The Japanese knotweed law differs depending on whereabouts in the UK you live. Read more…

Please note that this is general information and each case of Japanese knotweed is different.

A site visit is always recommended to get a comprehensive understanding of individual situations.

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