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The Young Electric Way

At Young Electric, we believe in providing value in every step of the process. All of our work is performed by professional, licensed electricians, so you can be sure everything we do is safe, completed to a high standard, thoroughly inspected, and done on time and on budget.

From working with you to understand your specific needs, to quoting you a fair price, to using high-quality materials, and having certified electricians perform the work, with Young Electric, you can be sure the job will be done right, every time.

That’s the work side of things. For us, it goes deeper than that. We believe in the old adage that people will do business with people who they know, like and trust. We believe that trust is earned, and we work every day to build trusting relationships with our customers.

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We Treat Your Home Like It Was Ours

We know it’s not always fun having a service professional in your home. That’s why we treat our residential customers’ homes like they were our own. We make sure to perform the job as quickly as possible, and take care to ensure we leave your home the way we found it.

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We Stand By Our Work

We’re proud of what we do. Electrical tradespeople provide important services and our work entails a high degree of responsibility. It’s our job to make sure any work performed is completed to a high professional standard, with safety always being the top priority. We make sure we do it right the first time, and all of our work is thoroughly reviewed and approved by licensed inspectors.

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Transparency in Everything We Do

Are you curious about what we’re working on or why we do things a certain way? Ask us! At Young Electric, we want you to be comfortable and knowledgeable with the work we’re performing, and encourage you to ask us anything you want to know. We believe in transparency and invite you to become involved in the process by asking questions about how a licensed electrician makes your home safe, functional and comfortable.

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About Rick Young

Rick Young, the founder of Young Electric, has worked as a professional electrician since 2008. Rick began his career as an electrical apprentice at a large commercial construction firm. In 2015, Rick wrote and passed his certificate of qualification exam, becoming a licensed electrician. Also in 2015, Rick accepted a maintenance electrician position with Niagara Casinos, ultimately being promoted to an engineering lead hand. During this time, Rick completed his master’s electrician exam, and also became a licensed electrical contractor with the Electrical Safety Authority.

Rick’s Certifications Include:

  • Licensed Electrician
  • Master Electrician
  • Confined Space Training
  • WSIB Certified
  • Working at Heights Certified
  • St. Catharines Standard Readers’ Choice Gold Award Winner, Best Electrical Services
  • Accredited with the Better Business Bureau
  • Licensed Electrical Contractor

The Founding of Young Electric

Rick always wanted to run his own business, and in 2019, he started Young Electric, a company dedicated to providing a range of residential and commercial electrical services to customers throughout the Niagara Region.

Born and raised in Niagara Falls, Rick grew up playing baseball and hockey for the city of Niagara Falls. Today, Rick lives in St. Catharines with his wife, Katie, and their daughters, Sophia and Emily. In his spare time, Rick enjoys playing hockey and golf, and spending time with his family.

76 Benfield Dr Building F, Unit 5,
St. Catharines, ON L2S 3V5

(905) 359-6400

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