Did You Know? Mills Offers LED Lighting and Fixtures! A recent addition to our product lineup, Mills offers an assortment of high-performance LED lighting fixtures. This includes recessed (in-ceiling), linear, and outdoor. Why did we add fixtures to our solutions? We are following the technology. Years ago, we started by providing lighting dimmers. Then, as…

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The season of outdoor entertaining, barbeques, outdoor movie nights, beach and pool parties is right around the corner. Is your outdoor space ready for the season? In this issue, we discuss a few technologies to enhance your outdoor living. Audio – Outdoor Music What’s a party without great music? High quality speakers are key to…

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Making Life Greener with Technology What comes to mind when you think about technology that helps us to conserve resources and live greener lives? Energy efficient appliances (smart thermostats, energy and water efficient dishwashers and the like) is usually one of the first things we think of, right?  But there are many ways technology in…

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10 Things that Might be Messing with Your Wireless Connection Is a weak or spotty wireless connection getting you down? There are a number of things in your home that may be contributing to poor WiFi.  Here is our Top 10 – and some of these may surprise you! 1. Water A large aquarium can…

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Let’s look at a few home tech trends that we anticipate will make big leaps this year. Technology plays a big role in our daily lives. It evolves rapidly, making our lives more convenient by making our smart homes smarter and more efficient. The number of connected devices in an average home is on the…

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When starting a remodeling or new home building project, perhaps the most ambiguous budget for many homeowners is the technology budget. Your builder, architect, and/or interior designer can quickly estimate what a new kitchen, electrical contract or landscaping will cost. When it comes to technology, the budget is a little tougher to ballpark because there…

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Mills team members Bryan, Brendan and Jack attended the CEDIA (Custom Electronics Design & Installation Association) Expo earlier this month. The CEDIA Expo is THE event for home tech professionals. With over 500 exhibitors, it allows home tech pros complete access to new products and breakthrough innovations in home technology. So, we asked them to…

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What Makes a Good Data and WiFi Network? The data and WiFi networking equipment in our homes is often overlooked.  Unlike the other technology equipment we can see, touch and experience, networking equipment is practically invisible. It’s hidden in a rack, or on a shelf, or in a closet, quietly working around the clock, streaming…

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At Mills, we view ourselves as more than just a great technology installation company.  As our new logo suggests, we believe that design and support are equally, if not often more important.  Sometimes those two things combine, as Mills strives to “design for serviceability.” For the past few years Mills has been specifying and installing…

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