AV installation & smart home services Cook: Mills Technologies
Smart home installation by Mills Technologies for North Shore

Mills Technologies

HTA Certification Tier

HTA Certified - Luxury

Company Statistics
Years in business: 
79 years
Home automation installation by Mills Technologies for Cook
Audio video system integrator Mills Technologies services Cook
AV installer Mills Technologies services Cook
Vision statement: 

Mills tirelessly strives to provide intuitive, reliable systems while being our clients’ trusted technology advisors.

Company description: 

Mills Technologies is a pioneer of integrated technology solutions for residential and commercial clients in the Chicago area and beyond. We provide design, installation and ongoing system maintenance. A third-generation family-run business, Mills possesses the knowledge and experience necessary to offer the best solutions for our customers, and to support those clients and their systems for years and decades. Mills has been Chicago's preferred provider of consumer technologies for over 75 years - Mills Recording Company was founded in 1939, and later changed to Mills Custom A/V in 1994 as the company started focusing exclusively on the technology integration business to best serve our customers. Mills Accolades: 2014 Midwest Crestron Dealer of the Year 2010 CE Pro Magazine “Profile of Excellence” Winner Numerous certified technicians and designers, including from InfoComm, CEDIA and other manufacturers Oldest Sony dealer in Chicago

Number of office locations: 
1
Number of full-time employees in the entire company
15
Customer Service / Aftercare
Dedicated aftercare service staff
Yes
Same day emergency service
Yes
24-hour emergency onsite service
Yes
24-hour phone support
Yes
Offers remote system monitoring & support
Yes
Service policies in writing: 
Yes
Project Size Information

This chart shows the price range of “whole home technology system” projects where the dealer has installed multiple technology systems (prewire, audio/video, network, smart home, etc.) in multiple rooms of the home. The chart reflects a time period of 36 months. The numbers include any private home theaters and media rooms that were part of the project. The pricing excludes lighting controls, motorized shading/drapery systems, and sales tax. The number in parenthesis are the amount of projects completed in each price range category.

Typical whole home system project size: 
$175,000
$20,000 min
$150,000 max
$40,000 typical
$10,000 min
$100,000 max
$25,000 typical
Home Size & Value Information
2,000sqft min
40,000sqft max
8,000sqft typical
$1,000,000 min
$25,000,000 max
$3,500,000 typical
Endorsements
Manufacturer endorsed?
Yes
Industry Professional endorsed?
Yes
Architect endorsed?
Yes
Interior Designer endorsed?
Yes
Services Offered
In-house: 
Audio Video Systems
Home Theater Systems
Smart home / Home Automation
Home Monitoring
IT Networks
Security Cameras
Telephone Systems
Lighting Control Systems
Motorized Shading
Engineering / As-Built Drawings
Control System Programming
Audiophile Music Systems
Commercial AV & Control Systems
Facilities: 
Office space
Warehouse
Rack building/testing area
Offers engineering & as-built documentation?
Yes
Offers enterprise-grade networks?
Yes
Recognition
Crestron » Elite Pro
Awards: 
National magazine
CE Pro Profile of Excellence
2010
Certifications
Lutron » Homeworks Authorized Provider
Lutron » RadioRA2 Preferred System Provider
CEDIA » COI (Certified Outreach Instructor)
CEDIA » ESC-T (Electronics Systems Certified Technician)
Control4 » Certified Automation Programmer
Control4 » Certified Tech II Programmer
InfoComm Certification (commercial AV) » CTS
Associations
Azione
CEDIA
License & Insurance Information
Low-voltage license: 
Not required
Worker’s compensation insurance: 
Yes
Liability Insurance: 
Yes
Liability insurance: 
$1,000,000
Bonded: 
Not required
Warranty
Electronics and installation workmanship warranty: 
1 year
3rd party extended warranty polices offered on electronic components or systems: 
No