6 Quick Ways to Prepare Your Home for Winter

Yes, it’s probably still warm, dare I say hot, where you live. And we haven’t officially reached the cooler temperatures of fall yet. But here we are, writing what we feel is a timely blog post to share tips that will help you prepare your home or ranch for this winter.  Talk about getting an…

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Is Your Ceiling Fan Damp-Rated? If Not, it Needs to Be!

A friend of ours was hosting a housewarming party recently. While everything started great, he ultimately had to hilariously explain his way through a pretty embarrassing moment with his outdoor ceiling fan. Hint: it was an indoor-only fan and not damp-rated! But we’ll get to that in a minute. Now, in fairness, let me first…

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Can Holiday Decorations Be Rustic?

You don’t have to be an expert interior designer to hear the term “rustic” and immediately think of log cabins, a weathered look that says something has been around for ages, and colors that are approachable, relaxed, calming, earthy, and traditional. Rustic is easily one of the more recognizable design trends today, and everyone wants…

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Aluminum Windmill Fans for Outdoor Spaces

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…

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3 Ways to Save Energy this Summer

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With increased air conditioning usage, it is time to start thinking now about additional ways to save energy this summer. We’d like to talk about three of those today: upgrading lighting, adding curtains, and getting a quality ceiling fan.

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Why Your Next Windmill Ceiling Fan SHOULD NOT Be Made of Wood

A few years ago, a friend and his wife had a beautiful covered patio built in their backyard. It started as a small project, but like everything else, it got bigger as time went on. They added furniture, trinkets, and various other design elements, including two store-bought wood ceiling fans. His wife loved them because…

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Decks and Patios With a Purpose

Creating a variety of spaces where the outdoors can be enjoyed is easier than you may think. Whether you already have a deck or you’re considering a home improvement project to build a new deck, now is the time to think about your use of space. A deck has lots of open space and it’s…

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