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Black is the New Black

August 11, 2022

As many designers know, using color is a science in itself and can dramatically impact the aesthetics of an exterior or interior. While many may fear too dark and gloomy hues, Black can provide a great backdrop to use other colors, textures, and tones. Black adds definition and a sleek sense of style. Trends come…

The Exotic History of Cowhide

August 4, 2022

Humanity has a long and rich history of creating from the furs of animals. It makes total sense as humans are pretty much hairless; they turned to the furred skin of other animals for safety and comfort! Archeologists believe that we have been using animal hides since the prehistoric era. Common hides came from cattle…

Aluminum Windmill Fans for Outdoor Spaces

July 27, 2022

As the summer heat creeps in and the sun stays out later, our minds turn to cool our outdoor spaces so they can still be enjoyable!  And that means outdoor ceiling fans… An overhead ceiling fan can elevate a basic back patio and turn it into an oasis. Outdoor ceiling fans are a must for…

We’re Re-Decorating the Most Popular Places of TV’s Hottest Western, Yellowstone!

July 20, 2022

Yellowstone is the hot-tempered drama following the infamous Dutton family ranch legacy. John Dutton is the sixth generation to run the ranch, leading his family while the winds of changes in Montana sway with developers and newcomers after the land and classic enemies like the national park organizations and the bordering Broken Rock Indian Reservation…

Putting the Windmill Ceiling Fan Touch on Paradise Valley

July 13, 2022

Yellowstone, the hot-tempered drama about a familial ranch legacy and the winds of changes in the mountains of Montana, also happens to be the most-watched show on cable in the USA. This Kevin Costner-led drama appeared on the scene just three years ago and had a reverse rise to fame, growing large audiences in smaller…

The XIT Ranch: Far from a Myth, its Legacy is as Rich as Texas Itself

July 7, 2022

If you’ve been to the Texas State Capitol in Austin and dove into its rich history, you likely heard about the XIT Ranch, a swath of land stretching across the Panhandle that, while short-lived as a massive cattle ranch, is the reason we have such an awe-inspiring Capitol. As the story goes, state legislators in…

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…