Arizona has one of the highest termite colonies to land ratios in the country at 3 to 5 termite colonies per acre of land! Recent studies show that Tucson averages up 4X’s the state average!
It is not uncommon for one colony to have over 100,000 termites!
Tucson has Subterranean and Drywood Termites. They can and will penetrate any type of house over time regardless of how it is built, if the home is not treated and managed appropriately.
Termite damage is listed as one of the most costly repairs that a homeowner in AZ will pay if it is not managed or caught early.