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Is it customary to tip a professional painting service?

Yes
5%
In some cases
34%
In most cases
1%
No
49%
Not sure
8%
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Question: Is it customary to tip a professional painting service?
Top Answer (49% of 139 votes): No.

Answer: No
Explanation: I don't accept tips it is unprofessional.
All-Pro Painting
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Most painters don't get a tip. If I do a job I have bid for less than normal based on a special circumstance, and the client wants to tip me I will cheerfully accept it.
Patric's custom painting
Answer: No
Explanation: I would say no, because when you start painting for a customer you agree to a rate so there for the rate should be the amount that you get not more.
Certified Painting Professionals
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: When you feel a painters service and professionalism has gone above and beyond your expectations or if they have done a great job at a lower cost than others a tip is always a great way to show appreciation.
American Patch and Paint Co.
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: If you believe I deserve a tip, its a compliment, but the only tip i would like is a referance, or a page rating help me boost my business, so i can help others, be as happy as i leave you!
Enchanted Painting
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Of course it is up to the customer to tip you. If customer tip you it means he/she really like your job
M&J Painting and Renovation Inc.
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: Price is bid
Scott's Painting
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Yes, if you are pleased and your contractor went above and beyond your expectations.
Colorado Concrete
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Tips are not required but it is appreciated. We do not ask or turn down tips.
Complete Home Painting, LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Tipping is always at the discretion of the client/consumer.
Johnnyfin Paints
Answer: No
Explanation: We do not believe so.
Cantu's Painting Service
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Depends on the home owner. They can do whatever they want its there money
A&B Painting
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: We don't expect tips, however we do appreciate them.
DelFavero Decorating Service LLC
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Some customers will tip, but this is NOT expected, especially if the painter is the owner of the business.
Pro Painting & Design
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Some people do. Some people don't.
Painter's Touch
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Many times customers do ask for some extra work that may only take your painter an extra hour or so and may go out of their way to not charge the customer.
Vitris Painting Service
Answer: No
Explanation: On occasion my customers have given my crew a tip
Applied Coatings Solutions, LLC
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: It is always a nice gesture if a home owner tips a company.
Pro Brush Painting
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: The actual proposal for painting between the painter and customer should not be deviated in any way. It is a straight forward contract that both parties are obliged to.
Your buddy at the beach LLC
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: When a painter does other non-painting extras, such as, changing light bulbs in a 20 foot high ceiling or clean high windows accessible only by ladder. That would be an appropriate time.
Precision Painting and Faux Finishing
Answer: No
Explanation: Not required unless you feel the work was done in a very professional manner.
Relux Construction LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: If you want im sure it would be appreciated but not customary
CPL painting and repair service
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Tipping is just an added bonus...not everyone does this practice, although we do a service, it is very appreciated when it happens.
Innovative Finishes
Answer: No
Explanation: Tipping is up to you.
Village Design
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: All prices are amount needed.Would u pay more for a vehicle than they are asking?
Stan's Painting Service
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: We see it from time to time with standard paint, however, we see it quite often with Faux Finish or Decorative Painting
Karoll Julian Inc.
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: If you liked the crew tip them....The next project you need done they will again go above and beyond...
Seamingly Straight Inc
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: Unless they go above and beyond what was required for the project, they are a business and have already worked in a profit margin.
Ironman Home Restoration
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: This is entirely up to the homeowner.
Vivid Painting
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Depends on "relationship" established during the work performed, just like with the server in any restaurant or such.
ArtsWorks
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: Some people do to the painters
Majestic Painting
Answer: Yes
Explanation: If your painter surpassed your expectations it is customary to tip them for a job well done.
Affordable Painters
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Always nice but not required.
Temple Painting
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: We have received tips several times.
affordable painting contractors
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: We neither in courage or discourage tipping
DeVuono Painting
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: But we rarely receive any tips
William Whamond Painting & Wallpapering Contractor
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: All though it is a service type industry most are done by contracts.
Finch Painting & WallCoverings
Answer: No
Explanation: A professional painting service is getting paid for the service by the customer already.
Property Stages Group, LLC
Answer: No
Explanation: Most people do not tip us, but we have received some generous tips from some of our customers.
Paint Orlando Beautiful
ProMatcher
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