6 years and going strong

On February 1, Nickle Electrical reached an amazing milestone and set another safety record. Employees have now worked six years without a lost-time accident! This accomplishment would not be possible

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Three-prong vs. two-prong outlet

Modern receptacles now have three slots for safety purposes. This wasn’t common practice many years ago so some older homes may have receptacles with only two slots, which calls for

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What do electrical inspectors look for?

Whether you’ve built a new home, are purchasing an older home, have done some do-it-yourself work, or you’re an electrician finishing up a job, an electrical inspection is necessary. Having

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Preparing for an OSHA inspection

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration has tons of regulations in place to keep employees safe in the workplace. Failing to comply with these regulations can spell disaster for your

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2015 Year in Review

Another year has gone by, so it’s time to reflect on the past 12 months. While there are always setbacks to learn from and obstacles to overcome, overall Nickle had

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Top Nickle blog posts of 2015

For the past year and a half, we’ve done our best to post one blog entry each week to Nickle’s site. Sure, we missed a few weeks, but overall these

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How to prevent a dryer fire

According to the US Fire Administration, the leading cause of home clothes dryer fires is a failure to clean them. Fire can occur for many reasons, but the most common

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Great resources for holiday safety

The Electrical Safety Foundation International, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting electrical safety, always has great resources and their holiday materials are especially useful at this time of year.  

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Nickle shines at local Excellence Awards dinners

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

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A total of 65 Nickle Electrical employees were honored at a dinner party on November 6 at Dover Downs for their long-time commitment to the company. Elite members used to

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