picture of japanese knotweed damaging a property

How Japanese Knotweed Can Ruin Your Property Dreams

However, destructive Japanese knotweed on your property need knot be a problem.

There are many things to look out for when buying or selling a property, as well as living in one and looking after all the various aspects of essential maintenance. Who would have thought a mere weed would be right up there at the top of the property list concerns?

YouGov Japanese knotweed report.

Japanese knotweed Research Survey carried out by YouGov.

Summary and comment by Nicolas Seal – Environet UK Ltd

A survey on Japanese knotweed awareness amongst adults in Britain was carried out by YouGov plc on behalf of Environet UK Ltd in May 2017.

A research survey carried out by YouGov highlights a high awareness amongst adults in Britain of the problems associated with Japanese knotweed. In this summary we highlight and comment on some of the key findings. The data was collated on 5-8th May 2017.

75% of adults in Britain have heard of Japanese knotweed.

Environet feature in The Sunday Times.

The Sunday Times, Home Experts feature includes advice from Nic Seal, Environet Managing Director.

August sees Environet's exposure in the national media continue!

Nic Seal, Managing Director of Environet, was featured in The Sunday Times "Home" supplement on Sunday August 6.

Each week within Home there is a section called "Home Help" where experts are asked to help the general public with any property related issues they may have.

Environet in the commercial media.

Commercial media features YouGov/Environet research.

July has seen Environet featured in various commercial sector media.

The month has been the most successful one to date for Environet’s coverage in the commercial media.

Below you will find some of our most recent commercial articles, all leading with our national YouGov research into the public’s attitude towards Japanese knotweed.

Environet in the news.

Environet featured in The Times and other media.

So far this month Environet has been featured in more media than ever!

Take a look below at some of our recent press mentions.

The Times, Bricks and Mortar section.

Here, Nic Seal, Managing Director of Environet, is a main contributor to the article “Coping with knotweed”. In the piece journalist David Byers looks at the introduction and history of Japanese knotweed. He then moves on to discuss the problems and issues associated with having knotweed present on your property, along with the treatment and removal options available.

Japanese knotweed growing by the front door

Japanese knotweed and mortgages - what you need to know about buying a property with knotweed

Japanese knotweed, the UK’s the most destructive and invasive weed is spreading throughout the UK at an alarming rate. 

The implications for those that own land affected by Japanese knotweed are far reaching. When trying to buy or sell a property with knotweed, finance will be refused unless the knotweed has been dealt with by a specialist, able to provide insurance backed guarantees.