Chicago's Premier Electrical Contractor since 1997


Sentinel Electric is a full service licensed electrical contractor located in the Chicago area. Founded by Rory Rafter, a union trained electrician with 28 years experience, the firm has been in business for over 20 years.  Sentinel Electric is fully versed in all aspects of residential and commercial electric installations including the following: new construction single family homes, apartment building conversions, ground-up condominium development , new retail storefronts and shopping centers, office developments, medical office buildings and commercial build-outs.  Services of up to 4000 amp 3 phase can be handled. Let Sentinel Electric project manage your next electrical installation.


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  • Fully licensed to conduct work throughout the Chicagoland area
  • Large portfolio of completed projects throughout the Chicagoland area over the last 20 years.

  • Commercial build-out specialist – property types include offices, retail shopping centers, medical office buildings, dental offices, retail storefronts, grocery stores, freestanding office, multi-story office and mixed use commercial/residential development.

  • Expertise in all aspects of residential and new construction

  • Over two decades of experience in partnership with some of Chicago’s most experienced and accomplished property developers and contractors.

  • Sentinel Electric has an excellent reputation for delivering fast reliable and competent electrical installation. The firm has many long-term, satisfied customers


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