Japanese knotweed is not only a notoriously invasive and destructive species, but it's also quite complicated to remove. One of the reasons that Japanese knotweed is so prevalent is that it's able to grow from a tiny fragment (3cm) of rhizome in the soil.
As you can imagine, thorough removal of Japanese knotweed and its root system is necessary if you want to prevent the spread of the invasive weed in the garden. DIY solutions and botch jobs will only create more knotweed problems for you later down the line!
Take a look at how badly some of the popular DIY methods performed if you don't believe us...
Japanese Knotweed Removal Cost
If you want to eradicate Japanese knotweed from your property for good, it's important that you invest in a professional Japanese knotweed removal service.
Here at Taylor Total Weed Control, we offer a range of Japanese knotweed removal packages - all of which are very competitively priced.
Our Japanese knotweed removal services start at £750 (plus VAT). This cost covers the treatment and removal of your knotweed problem as well as the reports and documents that are required by lenders.
Here's a breakdown of the costs so you can see why our Japanese knotweed removal services offer excellent value for money compared to other Japanese knotweed companies out there.
First, you need to decide which survey is right for you. We've kept the costs on our Japanese knotweed surveys as low as possible so that you can get answers without breaking the bank! Remember, our surveys are no-obligation, so you're not tied into a treatment program with us until you're 100% happy with our quote.
- Basic Japanese knotweed survey - FREE! We'll visit your property and give you a program quote.
- Comprehensive survey - £250 +VAT. We'll provide a comprehensive report and detailed treatment program
Next, you need to select a treatment plan. Our specialist technicians are happy to advise you on the best treatment for your circumstances if you're not sure which method will work best. Take a look at our Japanese knotweed removal costs below.
Herbicide treatments as and when you need them, start at £75 +VAT per application. This is a great option if you're working with a small budget and are happy to have us come back to your property as and when you need us.
Our 3-year treatment program and 2-year guarantee starts at just £800 +VAT. Additional guarantees can be added to this for an additional cost.
As you can see, herbicide treatment programs are suitable for smaller budgets and they're also very effective. With our guarantees, you can be confident that the Japanese knotweed will not return to your property for years after treatment.
If you want to go for a quicker approach to Japanese knotweed removal, excavation is a good option - but it does come with a slightly higher price tag.
We use special equipment to dig the Japanese knotweed out of the ground, including the rhizome root system and any contaminated soil. This is then transferred to a specialist landfill site where it won't spread or cause problems on surrounding land.
This method of Japanese knotweed removal starts at £850 +VAT per m². This covers the excavation and the removal of all the debris so you'll be left with a clean, knotweed free garden!
We can also add an insurance backed guarantee to any of our treatment plans with a guarantee for £75 - giving you absolute peace of mind. Even if we stop trading, you will be covered if the Japanese knotweed returns.
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As you can see, Japanese knotweed removal is more costly than other weed removal services, but that's because the training and equipment required to eradicate it come with a price! We provide a very cost-effective Japanese knotweed treatment service to all of our clients. So if you have a Japanese knotweed problem on your land - don't hesitate to get in touch.
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