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Do you tip installers or delivery people?

Like handymen or people that come and do either repairs or improvements? If so, how do you tip them? Just a certain amount, or do you tip them a percentage of their labor?

 
QuinnMae

Asked by QuinnMae at 12:27 PM on Dec. 18, 2013 in Home & Garden

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Answers (11)
  • It depends. If it were a contracted job to build on a room or something, no. However, if I do throw in a little extra for the guys that do the gutters because I haggle with them on price. Same with when I had a guy do some yard work, a little extra since he did a great job.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 1:47 PM on Dec. 18, 2013

  • No....
    amazinggrace83

    Answer by amazinggrace83 at 12:28 PM on Dec. 18, 2013

  • No.. but I'll offer them a drink.
    anestheticsex

    Answer by anestheticsex at 12:30 PM on Dec. 18, 2013

  • no
    They're paid a good wage and are not relying on tips to make ends meet
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 12:37 PM on Dec. 18, 2013

  • No
    virginiamama71

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 12:40 PM on Dec. 18, 2013

  • It is my understanding that you are supposed to because they perform a service.
    If you think about it so does everyone else who works including your land lords.
    I do not. They are paid to do a service. I pay for shipping and handling (or someone does)

    If I were a person who does a business out of my home or for some reason got deliveries every week, I might consider a small gift card to a donut/coffee, etc. joint.

    I do not tip my postal worker either.
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 12:40 PM on Dec. 18, 2013

  • I used to all the time but funds are low so not anymore.
    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 1:28 PM on Dec. 18, 2013

  • Yes. Just a flat tip usually.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 2:03 PM on Dec. 18, 2013

  • I do not. I've never even heard of it until someone brought it up on here a few months ago.
    Izsarejman

    Answer by Izsarejman at 2:04 PM on Dec. 18, 2013

  • No! They get an hourly wage.
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 2:51 PM on Dec. 18, 2013

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