Articles | Residential Category

The Hazards of Aluminum Wiring

Posted: Thursday, July 1st, 2010

During the mid 60’s to early 70’s (65-73) approximately 1.5 million houses in the United States were wired with aluminum rather than copper.  This was done because of a price spike in copper during the mid 60’s.  This wiring has been linked to many fires because of faulty aluminum wires since that time.  According to studies conducted by the National Fire Protection Association, houses wired with aluminum are 55 times more likely to have a connection that reach a fire hazard.  We see quite a bit of aluminum wiring in Montana and in a recent visit to an aluminum wired house saw multiple burned  outlets caused by bad aluminum connections. This prompted us to write this article to educate our customers on the risks involved with aluminum wiring. (more…)

Power of One Article from Western Montana In Business Monthly

Posted: Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

With our services we have became a “one stop shop” for our clients.  You can now get all your electric services needs fulfilled under one roof, without multiple contractors on site.  This allows you to save time and money. Recently Lori Grannis, a freelance writer for the Missoulian wrote an article for the June Western Montana In Business Monthly about how we have grown into a company where all these services are available under one roof.  The article called “Power of One – P.E.T.E.S. diversification puts every imaginable electric service under one roof for seemless integration.” can be viewed through the link below.

Power of One Article


Setting High Standards for Ourselves

Posted: Friday, May 14th, 2010

Since 1979 we have been setting Montana’s standard for  providing exceptional service, inexpensively, and in a timely manner.  Over the past decade, we have embraced an attitude of innovation and growth and have expanded our offerings.  We realize that in today’s world you need to change with the times and adopt new opportunities as they arise.  We work on anything electrical in a residential, commercial, or industrial setting.  (more…)