Termite Service Commitments –

It’s About Peace of Mind

  • Family/Pet safe — state of the art termite solutions
  • Satisfaction Guaranteed* — Full Retreatment and Repair Warranty Protecting Against ALL forms of Termites Available 
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  • Clear Communication — We work with you to ensure you have a clear understanding of our comprehensive environmental, mechanical, and chemical prevention plan from beginning to end.
  • No Trace of Treatment — Rigo technicians strive to insure a “we were never here” result leaving your home exactly as we found it.
  • Licensed, Bonded, Insured, all Technicians State Certified. — You can expect the highest level of expertise and service with Rigo Pest Prevention.

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Our termite programs combine environmental, mechanical, and chemical controls to suppress termite activity and destroy their colonies all backed by our comprehensive service warranty.

  • We advise and assist you on correcting or removing environmental conditions that are conducive for termites to gain access into your structure
  • Infested or vulnerable parts of the structure may simply be altered or corrected to provide mechanical solutions to the termite problem.
  • EPA approved, state of the art liquid and/or bait Termicides are strategically injected into the soil and timbers in, under and around your home or business, forming protective barriers of “treated zones” in which termites will freely pass through, transferring an effective active ingredient throughout the unsuspecting termite colony.
  • Finally, have peace of mind with our 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed* Annual Retreatment Warranty . You see termites, just pick up the phone. We’ll be there year round at no extra charge! 
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Curious about Desert Termites?

Living in Arizona homeowners are faced with one of the worst “hotspots” for termite activity in the United States. Termites live off the cellulous found in desert trees, shrubs, and plant life. As these natural cellulose sources (trees, plants, etc.) are depleted, termites turn to the timber found in our homes and businesses for food. You have heard it said, “there are two types of homes in Arizona, ones with termites and ones that will soon have termites.”

The Desert subterranean termite is one of the most common subterranean termites in Arizona. Left undetected, Termites can cause dangerous and costly structural damage. Subterranean termites tunnel their way through wood in your floors, ceiling and walls as they search for and consume cellulose, the material found in the plant cells of wood. They are most likely to strike from beneath the structure, gaining access through the small cracks and imperfections in the foundation. Subterranean termites move above ground for food (cellulose) and underground for moisture. The most obvious sign of infestation is a mud tunnel found between the soil and wood construction of your home or business. These mud tubes can also be found in door jams and on interior walls of your home.

Biology and habits: Desert subterranean termites most often swarm at night during the rainy season, from July to September, usually after rainfalls. The moist soil provides the nuptial Desert subterranean termites swarmers with the best chance of surviving and developing a new colony. The male and female pair off and enter the soil where they excavate a cavity or cell. A well-developed mature colony of Desert subterranean termites may contain more than 300,000 termites, including a large number of secondary reproductives (queens) that can readily break off from the primary colony to form separate colonies. Desert subterranean termites commonly have a foraging territory of up to almost an acre.

Desert subterranean termites require only a tiny gap, about 1/32″, in concrete flooring or mortar joints in brick walls to gain access to the wall, roofing and other structural timbers in a building. The Desert subterranean termite can penetrate cracks in concrete and masonry that are too narrow for foragers of other subterranean termite species to enter. Desert subterranean termites often build their mud-shelter tubes as free standing tubes that “drop down” from rafters, ceilings and subfloor areas under buildings.