If you suspect you have Japanese Knotweed or any other invasive species on your property, take a photo of it and email firstname.lastname@example.org we will be happy to tell you what it is for free. Also, if you have any general questions about Japanese Knotweed contact us and we will do our best to help. Should you require a treatment management plan every site is unique and will require its own site survey. We work locally in Suffolk & Essex only.
If you have Japanese Knotweed on your property one of our professional and qualified surveyors can visit your property for a fee to assess the extent of the problem by completing a full site survey. A detailed survey report will include an overview of the property, distribution of the Japanese Knotweed, the available treatment methods and give a detailed breakdown of the treatment costs. The cost of the site survey is £250.
Savage Gardens specialises in residential in-situ herbicide treatment and aim to bring a realistic, efficient and cost effective solution to your invasive species problem. 5 year contracts start from £1500, this includes 3 years of herbicide treatment and 2 years of monitoring for regrowth, this cost can be split into yearly payments to manage the fees more easily. If you are selling your property we can provide 10 year contracts and 10 year Insurance Backed Guarantees for our work. Essential if mortgage companies are involved.
The Management Plan is a concise document for your Japanese Knotweed infestation and it provides vital reassurance to both lenders and buyers that a Japanese Knotweed problem is being properly managed. Its is usually a prerequisite of all mortgage lenders that this document is present if you wish to buy or sell a property containing Japanese Knotweed. All ours plans include the following as standard:
This document can be easily transferred between homeowners at no extra cost as is produced in-line with the Property Care Association (PCA) and the Environment Agency. We currently provide 5 or 10 year management plans.
If you are buying or selling a home with Japanese Knotweed, most mortgage companies specify that 3 elements are needed to proceed:
- 10 year Management Plan
- 10 year Insurance Backed Guarantee
- Work is carried out by a PCA Full Member
Only companies that comply with these highest industry standards are able to provide these vital documents. Savage Gardens satisfies all 3 areas, so be rest assured you are in safe hands!