In the above video, the PCA (Property Care Association) explain what Japanese knotweed is, the property problems it can cause and the effective treatments that are available.

The PCA is the government approved trade body for the damp, waterproofing, wood preservation and invasive weeds industries. Members of the PCA are required to meet strict standards to be admitted PCA membership, and this thoroughness ensures that a PCA approved company will provide the most effective Japanese Knotweed treatment

The PCA Japanese knotweed code of practice

The Property Care Association (PCA) has produced 'The Code of Practice for The Management of Japanese Knotweed' to provide an in-depth and concise guide to the management and control of Japanese knotweed.

The PCA has worked with the RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) and had support from the Council of Mortgage Lenders and The Building Societies Association in developing the Invasive Weed Control Group.

Find out more about Japanese knotweed

Japanese knotweed is a major concern within the construction and property preservation industries. Click on the links below to find out more about why choosing a PCA approved specialist is important, and also what the RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) has to say about the problem plant.


Find out more about the PCA and the advantages of choosing an approved specialist like Wise.

Why choose a PCA approved specialist


Find out what the RICS think about Japanese knotweed and their advice on eradicating it from your property.

RICS View on Japanese knotweed

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To speak to one of our experienced and qualified Japanese knotweed experts, call Free on 0808 231 9218 or click to find your local branch.

Alternatively, contact us online using our contact form and a local knotweed expert will get in touch.

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