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

Protect your quaint home from old wiring

Old or historical homes are sometimes attractive to potential home buyers, with quaint features and old-world charm. Unfortunately, along with them comes a very dangerous element – an antiquated electrical

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

Water-damaged electrical equipment

Any type of electrical equipment, wiring, mechanisms, appliances, etc. that get wet or are submerged in water can be extremely dangerous. Water damage is commonly caused by area flooding. After

When to call an electrician vs. power company

When your lights flicker, when your fixtures buzz, when you lose power to one or all appliances, is it best to call an electrician or the power company? Some homeowners

FAQs about electric fireplaces

Electric fireplaces are growing in popularity. They can make any room warm and inviting without the hassle of a traditional fireplace with a chimney, venting, and the upkeep. They can

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 #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.  

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

What is a GFCI and how to reset one

A ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) is now standard for electrical installation in certain areas of a residence to protect you from electrocution and prevent a fire. Service Technician Scott