Discovering a knotweed infestation can be an unpleasant and costly experience, leaving you with a financial burden that you could be saddled with for years, however, you might not be liable for all of these costs.
Whether you’ve just discovered your knotweed infestation or you’ve been sitting on it for a while, we’ll able to accurately assess your financial risk and formulate a plan of action so that you can begin the process of removing it from your property and work on obtaining the costs from whoever is responsible.
We’re happy to offer guidance to property owners who’ve been affected by Japanese knotweed, this includes obtaining costs and seeking compensation where necessary. We can put you in touch with accredited specialists who can safely eradicate the knotweed from your property and give you the necessary paperwork to back it up.
If you weren’t informed of the knotweed on your property before you bought your property then you shouldn’t be liable for the costs of removing the plant. In this case you should be able to bring action against the negligent surveyor or the previous owner of the property. Should the value of your property drop as a result of the knotweed, then we can help you seek compensation for this.
Even if you’ve already dealt with your knotweed problem, you could be able to recover the costs of any treatment that you’ve paid for. Whether it’s a previous owner who has been negligent or a stubborn neighbour refusing to look after their property, you shouldn’t have to take the financial burden of a knotweed infestation that wasn’t your fault.