You may have noticed that Japanese Knotweed has been in the news quite frequently recently, and that’s no surprise. The plant can choke your mortgage and give you a criminal record, but there’s another invasive plant on the block that has been causing havoc. It has been around in the UK for years; Giant Hogweed […]
Japanese Knotweed is becoming more and more well-known among local authorities and homeowners. It’s invasive nature means that Japanese Knotweed can be difficult to eradicate, and can cause damage to roads, walls and mortgages. The ‘possession’ of Japanese Knotweed is a very serious matter for a home owner.
We’re proud to announce that our Managing Director, John, has completed his accreditation from PCA (the Property Care Association) and now has a Surveyor’s Competence Certificate. The PCA is an organisation dedicated to providing high quality training to professionals within the building preservation and treatment industry. We’re honoured to have been certified by the PCA, as […]
Ever heard of Japanese Knotweed? Defined as an ‘invasive vegetation’ species it is now knocking thousands off house prices in the UK. The plant can grow up to 10 centimeters a day, with bamboo type stems and stealthy roots. How can my mortgage be refused? Homeowners are starting to face refusals to mortgage applications if […]