Japanese Knotweed Insurance Backed Guarantee

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When you invest a lot of money to have Japanese knotweed removed from your property, it’s natural to seek reassurance that the treatment will be reliable and the results will be long lasting. That’s where our Japanese knotweed insurance backed guarantees come in!

Here at Taylor Weed Control, we offer a Japanese knotweed insurance backed guarantee to instil confidence in you no matter what happens. Even if we stop trading, your property will be treated, monitored and re-treated, as agreed in the terms of your chosen treatment plan.
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What is a Japanese knotweed insurance backed guarantee?

A Japanese knotweed insurance backed guarantee (IBG), is a program of protection provided by a UK based, authorised and regulated third-party company to assure customers that the terms of their knotweed treatment plans and guarantees will be upheld, even if the original contractors stop trading.

What does our Japanese knotweed insurance cover?

We’re confident that we will be trading for the foreseeable future. But, in the (unlikely) event that we stop trading, a Japanese knotweed insurance backed guarantee would provide you with a second layer of reassurance.
It safeguards you in case we stop trading prior to the completion of your Japanese knotweed treatment.
It protects you in case we stop trading during your guarantee period (5 or 10 years).

Who provides our Japanese knotweed insurance backed guarantees?

We work alongside Guarantee Protection Insurance Ltd (or GPI) to bring a Japanese knotweed insurance backed guarantee you can rely on. Why?
  • GPI have many years of experience dealing with the provision of insurance backed guarantees.
  • They’re regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority.
  • They’re authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority.
  • They’re a UK based company.

Who can take out a Japanese knotweed insurance backed guarantee?

You can add and insurance backed guarantee, for an additional £75 to either of the following treatment plans:

3-year herbicide treatment program
+ 2-year monitoring period
+ 5-year guarantee
3-year herbicide treatment program
+ 2-year monitoring period
+ 10-year guarantee

How would I make a claim?

Making a claim on your Japanese knotweed insurance is simple.
  • Submit a completed claim form and any documentation associated with your original management plan to GPI.
  • GPI will arrange a re-inspection of your property with an alternative contractor. There is a claims survey fee (roughly £250) payable for every claim, but this fee will be returned to you if your claim is proven to be valid.
  • If you’re claiming within your treatment or monitoring period, GPI pay for an alternative contractor to attend your property and complete the outstanding treatment and or monitoring.
  • If you’re claiming during your guarantee period, and re-growth is confirmed, GPI pay for any re-treatment that’s required.



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