Prevention is always better than control. In case you are planning to build a house for yourself more important than finding the foundation of the house is to take some preventive measures to control termites in advance. If you get the feeling that your house is infested you can have termite treatment in Phoenix done while building your house in order to control the pests. If you get doubtful that your house has been invaded by this pest start searching for any kind of trace.
You can start with searching for any kind of mud tube trails if visible inside or around the house. Generally when the termites manage to gather source of food they end up building a tunnel made of mud in order to travel to the food. So you need to search for such tunnel and break it in order to find any live termites. If you notice that there are no termites or are dead it surely doesn’t mean that you can relax. It simply means that there has been infestation and been abandoned by the colony finding a new location for themselves. You need to immediately contact termite inspection in Arizona to take over the next step.