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Is it customary to tip a professional painting service?

Yes
4%
In some cases
37%
In most cases
1%
No
47%
Not sure
8%
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Question: Is it customary to tip a professional painting service?
Top Answer (47% of 218 votes): No.

Answer: In some cases
Explanation: You may receive a tip for moving furniture or wall hangings but this type of tipping is rare.
Brian Winget Painting
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Depends on the service provided
jdspaintingllc
Answer: No
Explanation: I haven't been tipped very often due to it's all about the bid and that's what people save for but in some cases due to the professional I have seen tips being given
Planet perfect painting maintenance and repair
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: I think when people get a good job done and the price is fair ..They will tip ..Some times just a dinner or lunch.
4M Painting
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: If you feel that you have had a good service sometimes buying the guys that are doing the work on your home lunch one day or give them a small tip upon completion is an added bonus for the hard workers.
Mike's Painting & Pressure Washing, Inc.
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: It is up to the customer if they choose to tip or not.
Pearl Painting
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: I don't believe that it is customary to tip your painter. Although, I have received many tips from my past customers. Usually because of the quality of work I provide and going above and beyond expectations.
A Plus Painting LTD
Answer: No
Explanation: Never heard of contractors being tipped
AK Reliable Construction Company inc.
Answer: No
Explanation: I never ask that's unprofessional
Jefferson painting
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Depends on work.
Ed Venegas Home Improvements
Answer: No
Explanation: No
Usher & Miller Construction
Answer: No
Explanation: No I would not tip a professional painting service they give you a bid on what they can do the job for and as what you give them
efficiency resolutions
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: I have included all fees in my price given to a customer and do not expect to be tipped. I attempted to save the customer as much money as possible
RPS
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: its all up to the client. I never expect a tip but if its offered or given it is very much appreciated and lets us know even more just how happy our client is with the finished product.
Paint Works of Texas
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Never did.. Dont expect it. Customer happy with work. What really. Matters
RJB Painting & Handyman Service
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Totally up to the client
A Plus Pro Painter
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: That all depends on the homeowner or business your working for. i have occasionally received tips, but its not common.
Shambaugh Painting
Answer: No
Explanation: It is not expected, however it is appreciated.
Down Under Faux
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: No but always appreciated
Laurie’s Painting
Answer: No
Explanation: Never heard of this, but the people at Starbucks ask for a tip after charging me $5 for a coffee.
Misija construction
Answer: No
Explanation: It's not customary to tip a painter but if that painter went above and beyond to get the job done and did it better then you expected, nothing wrong with giving your painter a bonus.
Exact painting LLC,
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: To each their own. We go above and beyond. But no tip is required. Up front pricing.
Pixley's Painting Pressurewashing Plus
Answer: No
Explanation: Assuming that a price has been agreed upon you are paying for that professional to perform the work to the highest standard and it is expected. Why should anyone pay more for a professional to do his job as expected. But, personal preference it is up to the customer.
Henson Coatings and Construction
Answer: No
Explanation: I don't accept tips it is unprofessional.
All-Pro Painting
ProMatcher
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
Answer: No
Explanation: We usually go the extra mile but never expect a tip.
popes painting
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.
ProMatcher
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.
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Completely up to the satisfaction of the individual
Coatings by Chris
Answer: No
Explanation: Price is bid
Scott's Painting
ProMatcher
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
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: As a mural artist I have been ripped for an impressive job well done and an early completion of the project.
Amber Reese Painting
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Tipping is always at the discretion of the client/consumer.
Johnnyfin Paints
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Depends on the home owner. They can do whatever they want its there money
A&B Painting
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: I have been tipped several times over the years, once very substantially. But I would not say tipping is customary in this business like it is in the restaurant business.
Schwendler Painting Services
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: We don't expect tips, however we do appreciate them.
DelFavero Decorating Service LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Some people do. Some people don't.
Painter's Touch
Answer: No
Explanation: We rarely receive a tip it is not needed but appreciated if it is rendered.
INNOVATIVE PAINT PROS
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
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: It is always a nice gesture if a home owner tips a company.
Pro Brush Painting
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: I don't want say yes feel greedy but if the painter does a good job Yes that would be good if the painter does fair no.
RITZ PAINTING
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
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: Not required unless you feel the work was done in a very professional manner.
Relux Construction LLC
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Most customers will add additional funds if the contractor goes over and beyond what they are hired to do.
Rick Skeens Professional Painting Company
Answer: No
Explanation: If you want im sure it would be appreciated but not customary
CPL painting and repair service
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: Tipping is up to you.
Village Design
Answer: No
Explanation: Tips at not customary. A contractor should bid all material,labor as well as profit margins and overhead.
Bushco Contracting
Answer: No
Explanation: All prices are amount needed.Would u pay more for a vehicle than they are asking?
Stan's Painting Service
ProMatcher
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
Answer: No
Explanation: You're getting paid for your services.
3HandyLanes Services LLC
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
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Depends on "relationship" established during the work performed, just like with the server in any restaurant or such.
ArtsWorks
Answer: No
Explanation: I have had tips
Artios Painting 309 788 9432
Answer: No
Explanation: Some people do to the painters
Majestic Painting
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Always nice but not required.
Temple Painting
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: ITS REWARDING
mikes custom pro painting
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: We have received tips several times.
affordable painting contractors
ProMatcher
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: But we rarely receive any tips
William Whamond Painting & Wallpapering Contractor
Answer: No
Explanation: It is completely voluntary. Yes a lot of people do but not most customers.
Charlie's Painting llc
Answer: No
Explanation: All though it is a service type industry most are done by contracts.
Finch Painting & WallCoverings
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: Most people do not tip us, but we have received some generous tips from some of our customers.
Paint Orlando Beautiful
Answer: No
Explanation: I feel that we estimate to provide service. why should we get tipped for something we are already getting paid for.
1st Coast Painting & more Inc
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