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Livestock Protectors At Your Service: Meet Our Great Pyrenees Pups!

May 2, 2022

Anyone who has visited our ranch in Pilot Point, Texas, has likely met our security team. No, we’re not talking about a bunch of big, burly men standing at the front gate. Our two Great Pyrenees pups, Sampson and Bo, get the job done perfectly. They are our livestock protection team, and boy, they take…

4 Advantages of Using Aluminum to make Windmill Ceiling Fans

April 12, 2022

So many things stand out about our Windmill Ceiling Fans that it’s difficult to put one particular feature or advantage at the top of the list.  From American-made to unrivaled strength and craftsmanship, the ability to customize every last detail to match your personality and style, and more, we love them all — and we…

How Cooling a Barndominium Led to The Original Windmill Ceiling Fan Company

April 5, 2022

You’ve likely heard this story before: Kelly Eggers was looking for an efficient way to cool their brand-new barndominium when she spotted a farm-style windmill overlooking the property. The blades were stronger; there were more of them, and that represented farm living. The possibilities were endless if she could make a smaller, lightweight version.  So…

Making the Most Out of Life on the Farm: An Animal Farm Tour

March 29, 2022

You can’t have a farm without animals! Well, I guess you could, but it wouldn’t be near as fun.  On the Eggers farm in Pilot Point, Texas, home to your friends at The Original Windmill Ceiling Fan Company, we raise Belted Galloway cattle, yes the Oero cows! But it doesn’t stop there. We have Paso Fino…

How Does the Number of Blades Affect a Windmill Ceiling Fan?

March 22, 2022

We love the look on our customers’ faces when they see our Windmill Ceiling Fans for the first time. After all, most people are used to seeing the traditional fan with three to six blades. They buy them off a store shelf somewhere, install it, and think that this is the best they’re going to…

The First Windmill Ceiling Fan: Then and Now

March 15, 2022

When our fearless leader Kelly Eggers sat down with her husband to build a windmill ceiling fan six years ago, they designed it entirely with their wants, needs, and style in mind. There weren’t any thoughts of creating a windmill ceiling fan business one day. They were focused on finding a way to cool down…

Do Windmill Ceiling Fans Really Work?

February 22, 2022

Not a day goes by where we don’t get asked, “Do windmill ceiling fans really work?”  Of course, they work! But we completely understand why you might ask. After all, they do have that too-good-to-be-true vibe to them. For starters, they’re absolutely beautiful and, unlike any other standard ceiling fan on the market, quickly become…

Should We Use Our Ceiling Fans During the Winter Month?

February 1, 2022

It’s a lazy weekend afternoon, and you’ve just walked into the living room to watch a movie with your spouse when you notice the custom windmill ceiling fan you installed this summer is still running. Without hesitating, you go to the light switch to turn it off, but your spouse slaps your hand away and…

Western Design vs. Rustic Farmhouse Design: What’s the Difference?

January 31, 2022

The terms “Western” and “Rustic Farmhouse” get thrown around a lot in the design world to describe a variety of unique home decor and accent pieces. We even use them to describe our Windmill Ceiling Fans and the myriad of customized looks we can do to match fixtures and furniture with ease. But when you’re…

Do you Charcuterie? 

December 14, 2021

If you know, you know. If you don’t, well, you should! If the word “charcuterie” doesn’t have special meaning in your life, you might be missing out. What began as a French tradition has quickly become mainstream dining fare and a favorite alternative to ordinary dinner prep for family and friends. Technically, charcuterie (pronounced shahr-ku-tuh-ree)…