Mike Clough – quick review.
I’ve worked all my life. Never really had a period when I haven’t worked and I can’t even remember a...READ MORE >
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I’ve worked all my life. Never really had a period when I haven’t worked and I can’t even remember a...READ MORE >
The world has changed so much in the time that I have been working. My first job was working at Lipt...READ MORE >
More and more times we are finding main contractors trying to screw us over on contract details. The...READ MORE >
So, you’re all highly-qualified horticulturalist and biologists, just like me, and looking forward t...READ MORE >
My current CPD has been officially complained about. The current format is described as ‘offensive a...READ MORE >
Apparently, people don’t like me. My wife doesn’t like me, my brother doesn’t like me and it appears...READ MORE >
First of all, when talking about health and safety at work, and particularly the sort of statistics...READ MORE >
I’m not a great fan of insects. When I say, ‘I'm not a fan’ - I need to clarify what I’m talking abo...READ MORE >
For every bad thing that happens in life, there’s usually somebody making a profit out of the proble...READ MORE >
At school there was a bully who used to give me grief all the time, he once stole my pencil and woul...READ MORE >
You all know somebody that’s cheap....you don’t want to know them... but you do. You know the type I...READ MORE >
Are you bored? Bored of TV, bored of NETFLIX, bored of Sky, bored of Marvel movies bored of the X me...READ MORE >
I have just finished reading ‘Machines Like Me’ by Ian McEwan - this is a scary vision of how artifi...READ MORE >
So, bees then. Amazing creatures - and they contribute so much to our environment. It has been said...READ MORE >
Warning - ambulance chasers ahead. I’ve kinda seen this coming for ages so I can’t say I’m surprised...READ MORE >
Every fifth or sixth contact from ‘Linked-in’ is somebody who thinks they can ‘transform’ my busines...READ MORE >
Watching the news at the moment you would believe that cars were the work of the devil. Not only do...READ MORE >
This week I received an e-mail from my office telling me that Ann (our Head of Accounts) was ... ‘on...READ MORE >
I feel that a lot of our current problems are being blamed on...the car. Whether it be environmental...READ MORE >
I know I prattle on about the same things - so apologies for those of you that are frequent readers....READ MORE >
We have been losing work to some ridiculously low prices of late. When I say ridiculously low, I mea...READ MORE >
We all like a bargain, we all like a bit of discount, money off this, money off that - constantly dr...READ MORE >
As I’ve aged there have been certain points when I’ve had blinding flashes of understanding. Startin...READ MORE >
Many of you will be aware that I am a bit of a child when it comes to cars. I was brought up in the...READ MORE >
I have a feeling that the reasons for the treatment of Japanese knotweed have somehow been forgotten...READ MORE >
Is it just me or is everything kind of grinding to a halt? Up until a few months ago we could hardly...READ MORE >
I have a growing suspicion that earth is fucked. What you need to realise is that we are all being b...READ MORE >
Shock, horror, hold the press, retract that blog. A couple of weeks ago I put a blog out that ridicu...READ MORE >
Which is more important to a business owner, the safety of his employees or making money? The answer...READ MORE >
Have you seen the advert where the guy is at a bar sitting with a hippopotamus? It’s for a dating ag...READ MORE >
Plastic grass for some reason seems to be on the increase. Can I just say - plastic grass, plastic p...READ MORE >
I’ve spent an awful lot of time telling people about the problems associated with Japanese knotweed....READ MORE >
I was out and about last week driving over Snake Pass heading for Sheffield. I was going a reasonabl...READ MORE >
As part of the MeToo movement and standing up for myself I recently told my wife to make her own cup...READ MORE >
When I was young I was told to respect my elders. I was also told to respect bank managers, teachers...READ MORE >
Following on from my previous blog about getting my car broken into. About a year and a half ago I h...READ MORE >
Soooo...had to go down to London this weekend, work thing on Monday with an early meeting. I chose t...READ MORE >
You just wouldn’t do it would you? Somebody you barely know, maybe you met them in a car park adjace...READ MORE >
It has come to my attention that people like it when I have a rant. Many have also commented that th...READ MORE >
In an effort to gain readers I have been thinking that the titles of my blogs needed to be a bit mor...READ MORE >
It would appear that the quantity surveyors ‘want their cake’ and to be able to ‘eat it’ as well. Wh...READ MORE >
Wow.... another new restaurant opens in Manchester. The place gets amazing reviews, the decor is stu...READ MORE >
Well 2018 has been a quick year, that seems to be the message I’m getting from everyone I know. One...READ MORE >
It was the Japanese Knotweed Solutions Christmas party on Friday ...and it was the first ever.... th...READ MORE >
Mental health has become a bit of a ‘buzz word’ recently. From something that nobody ever talked abo...READ MORE >
Japanese Knotweed Solutions had a ‘Black Friday’ last week. Our offices are in Radcliffe, North Manc...READ MORE >
I have a growing suspicion that ‘men’ are to be phased out in the near future. Men are no longer the...READ MORE >
I found myself thinking the other day about what the interview process must be for Quantity Surveyor...READ MORE >
The team at Japanese Knotweed Solutions are a real mix of characters. Different ages, different skil...READ MORE >
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how the world has changed since I was a child. My mother used...READ MORE >
Whilst we all felt that General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was a good idea. Is it just me ......READ MORE >
Trying to drive out of the petrol station yesterday I was trying to cut across the near lane and tur...READ MORE >
Stop talking about Christmas. Ffs. Mike CREAD MORE >
So, in an effort to re-create some great tv moments from the Top Gear show - my wife and I got into...READ MORE >
Do you ever find things just getting on top of you? Just little things eroding your daily life to a...READ MORE >
I recently visited my ageing mother (91) as I do every other day… and she greeted me by saying … ‘yo...READ MORE >
Mindfulness, Zen. Breathe from your groin, feel your right knee…your thigh, your stomach, your chest...READ MORE >
Power? ....an interesting concept. Who actually has the ‘power’ in your life? Your partner? Your bos...READ MORE >
‘Youths a mask...but it don’t last, live it long and live it fast’. Lyrics from some long-forgotten...READ MORE >
My father always said to me ... ‘if you don’t know what you’re talking about - keep your mouth shut’...READ MORE >
I don’t know whether it’s an age thing but I’m finding myself bored with most of what’s going on in...READ MORE >
Recently I’m becoming a bit of a dick. I say recently when many of you that know me will say this ha...READ MORE >
As I journey through my little life I find myself wondering what’s happening to the world. People ra...READ MORE >
The Truth: We are facing an unprecedented global emergency. Life on Earth is in crisis: scientists a...READ MORE >
Japanese knotweed surface growth is merely the tip of the iceberg. Beneath the ground, the root syst...READ MORE >
Are you suffering from painful knotweed headaches? Blocked mortgage, congested sale? Does a knotweed...READ MORE >
There is a WEED ALIVE TODAY which has SURVIVED MILLIONS OF YEARS OF EVOLUTION...... without change,...READ MORE >
Using MeshTech, our in-house invention, provides an altogether different approach to Japanese knotwe...READ MORE >
Japanese Knotweed Solutions has commissioned a series of detailed botanical paintings of invasive pl...READ MORE >
Japanese Knotweed Solutions Limited has been fighting the war on Japanese knotweed since 2002. We we...READ MORE >
Could you have Japanese knotweed on your property? Do your neighbours have Japanese knotweed on thei...READ MORE >
JKSL has been featured in the top TV and radio channels from across the UK. This post redirec...READ MORE >
What’s it all about I hear you ask? Well, it’s about getting people talking about Japanese Knotweed...READ MORE >
Monsters come in any forms. Some lenders will refuse a mortgage on properties with Japanese Knotweed...READ MORE >
Our mission is to avoid cross contamination at all costs. Did you know it only takes 0.7 of a gram...READ MORE >
The ‘Penny Dreadful’ was a publishing phenomenon in the 19thCentury as these cheap, sensational, hig...READ MORE >
Do you ever come across sites with Japanese knotweed? Are you a landowner? Housing developer? Constr...READ MORE >
JKSL's Mike Clough speaks on BBC Radio Coventry & Warwickshire about Japanese Knotweed.READ MORE >
JKSL's Mike Clough speaks to Alex Beresford about Japanese Knotweed.READ MORE >
JKSL's Mike Clough speaks to Anne Diamond on BBC's Radio Berkshire about new Japanese Knotweed legis...READ MORE >
Mike Clough discussing Japanese Knotweed on the BBC Radio 5 Live Breakfast Show.READ MORE >
As part of our commitments to safe environmental practice and in line with our commitments and oblig...READ MORE >
Want to know about Japanese knotweed in 14 fact filled steps? See our handy infographic below... &nb...READ MORE >
Having been established in the Japanese knotweed and invasive weed industry for over 16 years, it is...READ MORE >
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I read with interest about the publication of a “major study” into the treatment of Japanese knotwee...READ MORE >
New Year, new me…well maybe not, but it is time for a new physical challenge. Last year it was to ru...READ MORE >
In recent news – at least if you read publications at the slightly sensationalist end of the spectru...READ MORE >
Founded by Michael Clough, Japanese Knotweed Solutions Limited has grown rapidly to a £3.5m turnover, with 35 employees and a client base over 500.
We operate nationwide with a Rapid Response Team on standby 7 days a week, to deal with the most urgent client enquiries.
We are dedicated professionals who share a great deal of experience. We invest heavily in the continual training of all our employees, ensuring you always have a highly qualified team working on your project with the latest industry accreditations.
Our first step is to identify if you have Japanese knotweed. For a quick ID, you can send us some photos. Alternatively, we can carry out a full site survey to confirm the extent of the infestation.
JKSL will provide a range of treatment options individually tailored depending on your site requirements.
A detailed breakdown of costs for each phase of treatment will be provided, including on-going monitoring programmes with insurance backed guarantees.
Our experienced and professional in-house teams will carry out the treatment to the highest of standards to achieve full eradication. All works are carried out in accordance with the INNSA Code of Practice.
A range of treatment solutions are available, from in-situ herbicide application to excavation and removal or burial. All carried out in-house by our experienced team.
What is Japanese Knotweed?
The wonderful nation of Japan have given us many great things over the years, from the Walkman to karaoke to electronic calculators, but one of the less helpful imports has certainly been the arrival of the Japanese knotweed plant. So,...
How To Identify Japanese Knotweed?
What It Is Japanese knotweed is a problematic weed that has become the scourge of residents across the country. The weed has caused nothing but a headache to homeowners and gardeners who have attempted to fight its growth with all...
How To Get Rid Of Japanese Knotweed?
What is Japanese knotweed? Japanese knotweed is an invasive plant which attacks our gardens at will and which can seriously damage buildings and construction sites if left unchecked. It's been in the papers so much that we’d practically need a...
How To Kill Japanese Knotweed?
Japanese knotweed is one of the most troublesome weeds in the world. The invasive plant has been known to impact entire gardens and cause thousands of pounds’ worth of damage to buildings, if it’s not eradicated early enough. Fully exterminating...
How Does Japanese Knotweed Spread?
Japanese knotweed is becoming an increasingly dreaded presence as homeowners become more aware of the damage that this highly invasive weed can cause to their properties. As it began to take over the wildlife of Britain over the years, the...
Is Japanese Knotweed Poisonous?
What is it? Japanese knotweed is a fast-growing, invasive weed that originates from Japan. Unknowing Victorian botanists brought the weed over to the UK because they liked its aesthetic appeal, its similarity to bamboo and the fact that the stems...
How to Eradicate Japanese Knotweed?
Britain is in the midst of an invasion by the dreaded Japanese knotweed. Originating in Japan’s volcanic wastelands, the invasive weed has struck fear among many home and land owners across the country. What makes Japanese knotweed so much of...
How Fast Does Japanese Knotweed Grow?
Japanese knotweed has become a major issue for many UK property owners. It has been described by the Environment Agency as “indisputably the UK’s most aggressive and invasive plant”. The weed is extremely durable and able to grow practically anywhere, which...
How to Control Japanese Knotweed?
Japanese knotweed is one of the fastest growing and most invasive weeds in the UK today. It has spread extensively across the country since its introduction by Victorian botanists, who brought it over from Japan as an ornamental plant in...
Can Japanese Knotweed Grow Through Concrete?
Here at Japanese Knotweed Solutions Limited (JKSL), we’re experienced in seeing the mayhem that this particularly invasive weed has been causing to land and property across Britain. With our wealth of experience in identifying, controlling and eradicating Japanese knotweed, we’re...
Would You Buy a House With Japanese Knotweed?
Would you buy a house with Japanese knotweed growing on the premises? You may never have considered this question before, but it’s becoming an increasingly common consideration as the nation becomes more aware of the effects of this invasive weed....
Selling a House with Japanese Knotweed
Selling a property that has been infested with Japanese knotweed may prove more difficult than you previously anticipated. Japanese knotweed is a very fast-growing weed and its invasive roots are capable of damaging the walls, foundations and drainage systems of...
How Much Does it Cost to Treat Japanese Knotweed?
Japanese knotweed is one of the most problematic weeds in the UK today due to its invasive nature and rapid growth rate. As well as harming the surrounding eco-system, Japanese knotweed is able to force its way through the smallest...
How Does Japanese Knotweed Harm Other Species?
Japanese knotweed, otherwise known as Fallopia japonica, is one of the most menacing weeds in Britain today. It’s no wonder that home and land owners have come to dread it - the invasive plant has the ability grow almost anywhere...
Japanese Knotweed Removal Solutions
JKSL is an industry-leading Japanese knotweed removal company who have spent over 15 years raising awareness about the dangers of this invasive weed, as well as offering an innovative and highly effective range of treatments. We operate around the country from our base in the north west of England, with highly effective identification methods and a commitment to building a personalised treatment and removal package for each individual site. Having provided a service to hundreds of different clients, we can confidently guarantee a 100% removal success rate to both domestic and commercial settings, with our team able to deal with even large-scale industrial sites.
With our in-depth knowledge and research into getting rid of Japanese knotweed in the most environmentally conscious and lasting manner, we’re widely recognised as Japanese knotweed removal specialists, a level of expertise that has led to our work being highlighted by many media outlets including the BBC. It’s vitally important that when dealing with any Japanese knotweed found on your site, you enlist the services of a reliable Japanese knotweed removal contractor. This may involve an initial outlay, but it is much preferable to trying to take on the job yourself, as simply chopping away at the plant can lead to a far more invasive spread and regrowth, which will have much greater financial impacts in the long run.Read more...
Our wealth of experience in Japanese knotweed removal allows us to meet the exact identification, treatment and removal needs of each and every property a client may need our help with. Additionally, our response team is available 7 days a week, a move designed to allow us to cater to your Japanese knotweed identification and removal questions and requirements as rapidly as possible. This is important in minimising the impacts of Japanese knotweed, which is now highlighted by DEFRA as one of the “most invasive plants in the UK”. You may have read stories about the impacts of untreated knotweed on hindering business site developments or causing many thousands of pounds worth of damage to a property. Those things do happen, and we’re committed to being a Japanese knotweed removal company who help to stop that trend.
As knotweed removal specialists, we are fully industry-accredited, providing a range of highly competitive pricing packages, coupled with the aforementioned 100% success rate guarantee and insurance-backed warranty options of up to 10 years. This combination means that you can have full confidence and real peace of mind that when you’re using JKSL, your Japanese knotweed problem can be gone for good. We can handle the entire process for you, from initial identification to full site review, implementing treatment methods and ensuring the incineration and/or removal of all Japanese knotweed traces from your site. We’ve even been involved with the creation of a new MeshTech removal method which sets the standard for eradicating Japanese knotweed in a way that minimises environmental damage to the surrounding wildlife.
We went into this business because we saw the damage that was being caused around the country by Japanese knotweed’s unchecked spread. We wanted to be a Japanese knotweed removal contractor who offered a full understanding on the best ways to deal with the issue so that we could offer the exact solution that each site needed. We offer an unrivalled combination of services and we’re confident that we’ll be the ideal fit for anyone in needed of reliable Japanese knotweed removal.
If want to know more about how our Japanese knotweed removal company can help you with your identification, treatment and/or removal needs, then please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us today. We’re available by phone on 0161 7232000 or by email at email@example.com, with further details available on our Contact page, and our friendly and knowledgeable staff team are happy to speak to you in more detail about our specific services and how JKSL can best help you.
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