Outdoor lighting suggestions

Outdoor lighting on your home can serve two purposes – improving safety and enhancing curb appeal. Your house is literally in the dark for about half of the day, so

What is design-build?

Design-build is a rapidly growing project delivery system that differs from the typical design-bid-build concept in a number of ways. While the model has been around for quite a while,

Finding a qualified, quality contractor

Let’s face it, not all projects are do-it-yourself. Even the seemingly easy ones can turn into a disaster with one small mistake. So finding a quality contractor to complete the

Electrical Safety Month #4 – Temporary Power

For the final week of Electrical Safety Month, Safety Director Mike Anderson and Foreman Rob Basara discuss temporary power safety on a job site.  

Electrical Safety Month #3 – Ladder Safety

For week 3 of Electrical Safety Month, Service Mechanic Scott Estep discusses ladder safety.

Electrical Safety Month #1 – Nickle Safety Committee

For Week #1 of Electrical Safety Month, we sat down with two members of the Nickle Electrical Safety Committee. They discussed the group’s goals, programs, and more.  

Celebrating 30 years in business

Nickle Electrical Companies is celebrating 30 years in business in 2016! In May 1986, Paul Allen Nickle founded Paul A. Nickle, Inc, an electrical contracting company operating in northern Delaware.

18 ways to decrease your electric bill

Happy Earth Day! This movement began in 1970 to make people aware and motivate them to act on environmental issues. Planting trees, using less energy, and reducing our carbon footprint

Flame-resistant vs. non-flammable PPE

Electrocution is second-leading cause of worker deaths on construction sites. And burns are the most common shock-related injury. To prevent against these types of injuries, it’s important to wear the

Types of building construction

Construction comes in all different shapes and sizes. Literally. Sometimes those shapes and sizes are determined by the type of construction taking place. Each endeavor can be classified into a