Why is there a labor shortage? And what can we do about it?

It’s plagued the construction industry for years, a long-standing issue that companies just can’t seem to solve – the skilled labor shortage. While the great recession of 2007 saw the

Body Harness Inspection

In our latest video, Safety Director Mike Anderson walks us through the steps of inspecting a body harness properly, and its important to do before every use to prevent injury

Block Kids event helps promote careers in construction

On Saturday, February 4, the Wilmington, DE Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction hosted the 23rd annual Block Kids competition. Block Kids is a free program for

Nickle employees mark 7 years without a lost-time accident

Today, February 1, 2017, Nickle Electrical reached an astonishing milestone and set another safety record. Employees have now worked seven years without a lost-time accident! This accomplishment would not be

Smoke Detector Safety

In this video, Junior Estimator Scott Estep discusses the importance of having smoke alarms in your home. He reviews different types of detectors, how they work, where they should be

Nickle’s 2016 Year in Review

This year marked 30 years in business for Nickle Electrical. In May 1986, Paul Allen Nickle founded Paul A. Nickle, Inc., an electrical contracting company operating in northern Delaware. Within

2016’s Popular Blog Posts

We try our best to post a relevant and helpful blog post for our readers each week. Below is a recap of this year’s popular posts.   FAQs on electrical

Nickle wins big at ABC Excellence Awards dinners

This year, Nickle Electrical was presented with four Excellence in Construction Awards: two from the Associated Builders and Contractors Delaware Chapter and two from the Associated Builders and Contractors Chesapeake

Uncommon home fire hazards

There are many obvious fire hazards: faulty wiring, unattended candles, smoking in the home. But there are quite a few hazards that aren’t so noticeable. Even when you think you’re

Nickle makes Top 600 specialty contractors list for third year in a row

For the third year in a row, Engineering News-Record Magazine has named Nickle Electrical Companies in its annual Top 600 Specialty Contractors list. Nickle snagged spot #460 on the famed