Barry's Electric is a residential & commercial electrical contractor working throughout the greater Ottawa area since 1985. 


We are committed to providing our clients with knowledgeable, efficient and professional service. We offer a wide range of residential services including small renovation and repairs, full rewires and new custom homes focusing on energy efficient solutions. Our commercial division has extensive experience in office and retail fit ups to new commercial spaces and small apartments. We will work with the client to discuss lighting design and energy solutions throughout the project to ensure they receive the best results.


We can provide unmatched service with minimal interruption to your home and life.


Barry’s Electric has been involved in countless residential projects from the planning phase all the way to completion. 



New ConstructioN

Barry’s Electric has been involved in countless projects from the planning phase all the way to completion. We have extensive experience in everything from single family homes to multi-unit apartment complexes. Whatever your project needs Barry’s Electric has the ability and man power to meet your goals.


Rewires/Knob & Tube

With a combined experience of over 50 years between our rewire specialists, Barry’s Electric is well equipped to be an industry leader in Knob & Tube removal and complete home rewires. We treat your home with the respect and professionalism that it deserves while making it safe for you and your family. 


Custom HomeS

Size is no obstacle; we have successfully completed homes ranging from bungalows to 10,000 square foot luxury residences. We have specialized staff to assist in the efficient realization of your dream home project and we are confident that we can be a valuable asset in your custom home building journey.

Panels & Service Upgrades

Panel changes and service upgrades are becoming common place with Ottawa’s aging infrastructure. Whether changing from a fuse panel to a breaker panel or upgrading your service capacity. Let us be your expert electrical contractor to guide you through the entire process. 

Retail Fit Ups:

We have extensive experience working in major shopping centres across the city doing retail store fit ups. As well as have full maintenance and renovation contracts in office and apartment complexes. We can perform preventative maintenance on panels/splitters/transformers and complete overhauls on old services.

New Builds:

We can provide the expertise to help plan for all the electrical requirements of your new build. Whether it is commercial store front, multi-unit services, or warehouse/factory space, we will be there for you during each phase of the project.


Meet the team


Barry Pretty
President - Master Electrician
Over 35 years of experience

Stephen Ring
Project Manager
Licensed Electrician

Thomas Legree
Licensed Electrician

Daryl Behm
Residential Specialist -
Licensed Electrician

Brennan Bernett
Commercial Specialist -
Licensed Electrician

Karen Pretty
Office Administrator



Focus on Safety

Barry’s Electric invests in the safety of its employees and the safety of all other trades on the job-site. We do this by hiring an independent safety consulting company. We believe that it is imperative that we have a safe and clean working environment that meets our professional standards.

We are proud members of many associations


The Ontario Electrical League is a non-profit, Provincial Organization, dedicated to over 20 Chapters and more than 12,000 individuals from the Electrical Industry.

BBB Code of Business Practices represents standards for business accreditation by BBB. Businesses based in the United States and Canada that meet these standards and complete all application procedures will be accredited by BBB.

The Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) is an administrative authority mandated by the Government of Ontario to enhance public electrical safety in the province.  We are both a safety regulator and advocate.