If there’s one place where we should be able to relax and take a deep breath, it’s home.  However, one of the biggest health crises is finding its way indoors – none of our homes are exempt from rising levels of air and water pollution.  It’s never been easier to protect your home from harmful…

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For the on-the-go music lover: The new Sonos MoveThe Move is the new durable, battery-powered, weatherproof and drop-resistant smart speaker for outdoor and indoor listening. Get great sound anywhere with the Move. Control with the Sonos app just like any other room, or even your voice.  And, since the Move is Bluetooth enabled, you can take this…

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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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Through the Custom Electronics Design and Installation Association (CEDIA), Mills Technologies is accredited to present approximately 10 different courses that count toward learning credit hours.  With the rapid change of the technology in today’s homes, we have found these presentations are a great platform to learn and discuss how these changes affect us all.  Available courses…

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Mills has recently achieved certification through the  Home Technology Association. Mills is the first technology integration firm in Illinois to achieve this certification. The HTA Certification system is the new industry standard of excellence for home technology installation companies. The HTA exists to connect homeowners and the specification community with an independent method to evaluate the technical…

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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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Most homeowners don’t spend much time interviewing technology companies about their after-sale service. It’s hard enough to comparing  different proposals, and how it will all fit the budget.  By the time it’s complete, the system should just work forever (well, perhaps a very long time), right? You enjoy your technology systems when they’re working.  But then…

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