To the untrained eye, it can be difficult to tell the difference between Japanese and Chinese knotweed.
The differences are subtle and sometimes the only way to tell them apart is by checking their roots.
If you think you have Chinese or Japanese knotweed, you can call on our expert team members to talk about our residential Chinese knotweed removal service.
As with Japanese knotweed, the Chinese variety can grow fast and spread quickly.
We’ll provide you with professional advice to decide on the best way forward.
Generally, we’ll recommend treatment and removal to avoid damage to your property and surrounding vegetation.
We have experts in domestic Chinese knotweed removal across the UK, in locations like London, Leeds, Birmingham, Liverpool, Hull, Manchester, Bristol, Newcastle, Sheffield, Cardiff & Bury St Edmunds.
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Thanks to more than a decade of experience working in the industry, we’re able to provide expert advice and guidance. We’re one of the very few contractors accredited with both INNSA and PCA and we take pride in working to the highest standards.
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A client wanted to revamp their garden, but their plans were halted after discovering a Japanese Knotweed infestation.
A new property owner wasn’t aware of knotweed infestation on the property. Our treatment got it under control.
After discovering a Japanese Knotweed infestation following a valuation, a client was devastated to hear that their property value would be reduced by 30%.
IWM were approached by the client looking to develop the site for housing. Analysis showed Japanese Knotweed contamination.