Still Milwaukee Metro’s Trusted, Expert Painting & Refinishing Pros… Since 2004

From Cabinets, Home Painting & Decorating Services To Our Commercial & Workshop Services—Colorwheel Delivers!





Colorwheel is your #1 resource in the Southeast Wisconsin area for residential/commercial painting and refinishing services: staining, sealing, clear coating, etc. You name it, we can do it! Cabinets, trim, furniture, windows & doors, and more. Even wallpaper Installation & Removal! Whether we’re revitalizing the interior of your home or a business – or your project’s better suited for our 10,000sf Brookfield workshop – our specialists will obsess over the details, exceeding expectations.

Colorwheel Painting, Refinishing, & Prefinishing

Whether We Work On-Site Or Bring Everything Into Our Workshop, Our Passion And Experience Show In Everything We Do

A variety of home and business owners choose us in Milwaukee Metro: general contractors, woodworkers, remodelers, interior designers, etc. Our field knowledge and workshop expertise mean we can handle almost anything – including odd jobs like furniture refinishing. Our difference is our thorough consultative approach, precise workmanship, and ability to handle complex projects and timelines.

Highly-Specialized Cabinet Services

Impeccable Cabinet Painting, Staining, Refinishing, And Refacing

We'll make your existing cabinets look stylish, fresh, and stunning at roughly 1/3 to 1/5th of the cost of getting all new cabinets. You'll feel like you're walking into a remodeled kitchen! For us, it’s meticulous, so for you… it’s absolutely stunning.

Turn-Key Workshop Services

Painting | Staining | Furniture Restoration | Trim Packages & More!

Want to refinish old trim? Restore furniture? Stain windows? Hundreds of feet of casing, baseboard, and shoe? We can handle those projects and more in our state-of-the-art painting, staining, and refinishing workshop. Stop by almost any time!

Residential Painting & Refinishing Services

Wallpaper | Walls & Ceilings | Trim | Countertop Replacements & More!

Colorwheel can transform your Milwaukee home. Whether adding color to a room or the entire floor, our residential services refurbish and restore living spaces – cabinets, walls, ceilings, trim, wallpaper, and more.

Commercial Painting & Refinishing Services

Common Areas | Retail Space Interiors | Refinishing Woodwork & More!

Business owners know how important a clean, professional workspace is. Customers and clients notice. We get it done right – from office repaints to refreshed stairwells and common areas. On-time and on budget, without the nonsense.

Get To Know Colorwheel – At Your Service In Southeast WI

Here’s A Few Important Things To Know About Us

Colorwheel isn’t a franchise or modeled after any other Southeast Wisconsin painting company. We’re unique! From the early years, when Colorwheel was being built by solopreneur founder (and still our CEO) Michael Madson, to the ‘middle-years’ at our location on W. Vliet Street, to moving into our new (to us) 10,000sf Brookfield workshop…it’s been a local journey.

If you’re looking for a run-of-the-mill painter, there are tons of options. Colorwheel takes a more personal, consultative, business-like approach. We take every step and detail seriously to ensure you get the solutions you need at the right price and ENJOY our process. Folks choose Colorwheel because we’re specialists representing a higher-caliber experience and results. And we can handle your special projects.

Why Choose Colorwheel

Our Experience, Detailed Workmanship, Proactive Communication, And Versatile Painting, Wallpaper, & Refinishing Services

Our Full-Service Brookfield Workshop – We Have One

There are only a handful of painting and refinishing companies in Milwaukee with workshops, but none of them compare to ours. Come on down, visit, and see the place for yourself! We’ll even pour you a nice fresh cup of coffee or, if the time is right, a drink or mixed cocktail!

Take a few minutes to explore Our Brookfield Workshop.

Our Geek-Level Painting & Finishing Knowledge

We’ve got deeply engrained, geek-level industry knowledge, and we’re proud of it! We know the science of paint both in the workshop and out in the field, and we understand how to use refinishing products to reach your goals at that ‘just right’ price point. It’s one of our calling cards.

Learn more about our Geek-Level Product Knowledge.

Our Reliable, Highly-Detailed Workmanship

Being scholars and true craftspeople means everything we do is custom, done at your home or business or in our workshop…by hand. It is done by in-house specialists with the expertise to deliver detailed workmanship every single time. Colorwheel’s quality work is consistent and reliable.

Dig deeper into our Reliable, Detailed Workmanship.

No Run-Around Treatment – We’re Here To Work!

Unlike other contractors, we aren’t interested in wasting your time and money. Expect timely service, on-time appointments, prompt and transparent quotes, and an accommodating, highly communicative, and respectful (of you) process. No run-around. No nonsense whatsoever.

See why, with Colorwheel, you’ll get No Run-Around Treatment!

Our Decades Of Core-Value-Driven Experience

Colorwheel has proudly served Milwaukee since 2004. We started small and humble and grew based on our core values, leading to referrals, repeat business, and expansion! These days, we’ve got expert staff, most with at least 10, 20, and even 30+ years of painting and refinishing experience individually. All combined, we’ve got hundreds of years of experience to draw from.

Discover the benefits of our Seasoned, Core-Value-Driven Team.

Our Fun, Close-Knit Company Culture

It’s not all paints and stains. We love our work and customer family, who voted us their neighborhood favorite for the last couple years. It’s the only workshop in town with a pool table, darts, foosball, and a bar so that we can bond and enjoy work/life together as a close-knit team!

Learn more about our fun, Close-Knit Company Culture.

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There’s 10,000 Square Feet To Check Out

We Love Our Milwaukee Metro Customers!

What Local Home & Business Owners Say About Colorwheel

5-star results. I couldn't be happier with the quality of the product and the outstanding service. Our painter and installer were meticulous in painting and clean up and attention to detail. Our kitchen looks like a new kitchen. Granite counters and Tuscan tile have come alive. You were able to...

Richard K.

We had a wonderful experience with Colorwheel, and our home looks beautiful! They graciously dealt with issues and had our house painted right on time. Very professional crew who were easy to communicate with. You could tell painting was their career, and they cared. Very clean. The crew didn't leave...

Meghan K.

From the salesman to the painter who did the cabinets and kitchen ceiling and walls to the guys that refinished the cabinet doors and drawers, the quality and professionalism were outstanding. I had them repair my kitchen ceiling (No fault of Colorwheels) because the Paint was peeling and cranking after...

Michael B.

Mike and the expert painters at Colorwheel are without question the best painting team in Wisconsin! They take the time to really learn what their customers are looking for, have great communication throughout the entire project, and provide the highest quality work at the best value. They’re highly recommended!

Tim V.

As the corporate point of contact for a lot of large-scale projects, I’ve hired Colorwheel Painting several times now. Their crew is top-notch. I always know I’m getting a fair price. His crew is clean, friendly, and excellent at what they do. I couldn’t recommend them more. Home or business,...

Sandy P.

Colorwheel provided me with the best customer service I’ve ever had! I hired them to come in and re-stain/varnish our existing kitchen cabinets from their original oak finish to an espresso/java finish. Our rep was a pleasure and extremely attentive. Our paint specialist was an absolute delight – on time...

Matt J.

Colorwheel was really easy to work with, and their crew was prompt, friendly and did a professional job in a timely manner. And they cleaned up after themselves really well (it's the little things...). I'd definitely work with them again.

Linn E.

Colorwheel painted two bedrooms and our kitchen nook. We’re very happy with the quality of their work. The staff was professional and timely. Everything went smoothly. We will be using them for future projects.

Holly B.

In May 2018, we had our bathroom remodeled, and our remodeler contracted with Colorwheel. This was our first experience with them. They came with a ton of color choices and helped me select a color that turned out to be better than I imagined! After the job was done, we...

William P.

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