16 May Japanese Knotweed – Do You Know What to Look For?
Japanese knotweed has hit the headlines again this week. This time it’s good news – there are indications that mortgage companies are being overly cautious in their approach to lending on homes affected by the plant.
However, experts agree that thanks to its invasive and damaging nature, and the huge challenges involved in removing it, knotweed can still be a cause for concern.
Finding knotweed early, before it spreads and damages buildings and pipework, can save substantial amounts of time and money. With the recent warm weather predicted to boost growth, we’ve produced a handy guide to checking your property for Japanese knotweed.