How to find the best contractor for you

No matter the project—replacing a roof, relocating light switches, repairing broken pipes, building an addition—you want to hire the best of the best. Avoid the hassle and stress of handling

Construction Career Expo a Success

On Friday, September 21 & Saturday, September 22 Nickle Electrical set up a booth at the Governors Construction Career Expo in Wilmington, DE. On Friday, approximately 2,000 seventh and eighth

Top Nickle blog posts of 2017

To recap 2017, we’ve compiled a list of the top blog posts that were visited this year. Many of them are from years past and are still get hundreds of

Wearing proper personal protective equipment on a job site

Construction sites pose a number of potential dangers and personal protective equipment is one way to protect yourself from these hazards. Every piece is designed to minimize the risk of

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 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

Winter job site safety

There are hazards at every construction site, no matter the time of day or year. But winter is coming and the majority of construction work takes place outside, so employees

Taking the Journeyman’s Exam

To become a licensed electrician, you’re required to take the state journeyman’s exam. Many people take this exam after completing four years in a paid apprenticeship program, which combines both