Elite Services





Jeff Gaudes

At heart, Jeff Gaudes is an Architectural revivalist who prefers to be hands on in the metamorphosis of a project. As a SON OF A BUILDER, He worked with and eventually took over the unfinished projects of JOHN GAUDES BUILDERS, CULTIVATING every aspect of the building contracting business. Licensed AND insured in the state of Wisconsin, HE UTILIZES timeless techniques of the old world masters IN multiple trades, bestowing esteem on a nearly lost art. As a sought after artesian, he is a modern adjunct to a glorious space in transformation; A trusted advisor in the day to day challenges of raising a home from the ground UP or going from demolition to grandeur.

Jeff's OFFERING OF SERVICES ENCOMPASSES painting, gilding, fine wood treatment and custom decorative finishes. HIS HISTORICAL PRESERVATION KNOW-HOW EXTENDS FROM resin repairment to striping walls, soda blasting ceilings and restoring iron grates.

Jeff's brushes have embellished many of the region's most spectacular residences in prestigious neighborhoods throughout the Milwaukee North shore area, Ozaukee and Lake Country homes including the historic Herman Uihlein house.

Jeff Gaudes

Services Offered

  • Interior/exterior painting and finishing
  • Restoration and new construction finishes
  • On site project management
  • Over 30 years of service to some of the greatest North Shore, Ozaukee and Lake Country homes.

Current Project

Alexander Eschweiler mansion full restoration, including Finishing, painting, plastering, electrical, flooring, soda blasting, restoring home to it's original state with the use of modern technology and old world skill. Call Jeff for a consultation for your future project and needs.


Jeff started his business working on some of the top homes and businesses including, The Herman Uihline estate. He worked with his father John Gaudes Builders and for Jack Safro as well as renowned designers Patrick McGriff and Jon Schlagenhaft. The personal knowledge and attention to detail is second to none in his field using old world skills and techniques that have been lost and missing from today's contractors.