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Question: Is it customary to tip a professional cleaning service?
Top Answer (57% of 121 votes): No.

Answer: Yes
Explanation: If a service is way above the top then we have many whom do give tips to our staff
Professional Cleaning Services
Answer: Yes
Explanation: On occasion, a client will leave a tip. But more tips and larger tips are given for services rendered in December.
Class Act Personal Services
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Its up to the client and how well they love our work.
C&C PROS CLEANING COMPANY
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: If a service company has been cleaning an office for years it is appropriate for them to receive holiday cards and New Years best wishes if that business wishes to do so. I have received holiday bonus checks from one of my long standing clients but another long term customer does not even wish us a happy holiday. Both situations are fine with me. I appreciate their business.
Ace Janitor Service Inc.
Answer: Yes
Explanation: If you feel a need to tip. They're appreciated.
CleanMaxx
Answer: No
Explanation: No clients do not tip a professional cleaning service due to the cost that is established at the time of the contract and the type of service that is it is, cleaning is something that is needed it is not a luxury therefore, there is no tip for cleaning services!
Lakewood Building Maintenance
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: Although it's always appreciated tipping is not a requirement. Me personally, would tip because anytime a service is given that's what I do. I tip my nail technician, massage therapist, and of course my server at a restaurant. A cleaning service is no different.
Phoenix Deluxe Cleaning and Restoration
Answer: No
Explanation: The general answer will be “No”. However, if a client notices that a cleaning specialist its taking the time in order to perfect a cleaning task and goes above what’s required based on the scope of work, they client could provide a tip which in returns could lead to a happier cleaning specialists.
We Make It Shine Ltd
Answer: No
Explanation: Many businesses do give Christmas gifts to our janitors. Most of our janitors are with us for over 7 years and the building managers know them. Unfortunately the average for janitor turn over is 4 a year. That is right. The normal work force is very temporary. That is why our customers love us. But no, most janitors receive no tips.
QCS Building Services Inc.
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Depends on the service provided. In commercial janitorial cleaning services? No it's not a common practice. But it is common to tip for window cleaning services. (from personal experience)
Alexander's Cleaning Service
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: I have gotten a couple of tips, but am not sure if it's customary.
Janitor Jan house cleaning service
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: We have some clients that will tip with every cleaning, some only at the holidays, and some not at all.
Something Better, Inc.
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: They are paid by the Hr.
Augies Janitorial Services LLC
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: I don't think you have to tip
Elly Mays cleaning
Answer: No
Explanation: As of today, I have not met any experience wherein a professional cleaning service gets a tip.
Nifty Services
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: No need or expected
Sky JP cleaning
Answer: No
Explanation: The cleaners are doing the job that they are trained to do. The cost of the job has already been set.
Patton Building Services
Answer: No
Explanation: We do not expect a tip. Your paying what we agree to do the job for.
J,s Residential Cleaning Services INC.
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: It depends on the client and their satisfaction with the services
Byrd's Complete Cleaning Service
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Most often, tipping is not as necessary as tipping your waitor or waitress. However,Cleaners really appreciate tips to make a bit extra.
Gain Cleaning Services
Answer: No
Explanation: Tipping is personal preference by the homeowner.
Stay Ready Commercial Clean
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: We are getting paid to clean.
Mom's Cleaning LLC
Answer: Not sure
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-RACHEL AND EDDY CLEANING SERVICES
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: While some tips and others do not. Either way our job is to get the cleaning done and that's what we do each and every time. We always appreciate tips, but never expect them.
J's Complete Cleaning Services
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: They are there to provide a service you are paying for.
First Choice Nationwide Janitorial & Maintenance Services
Answer: No
Explanation: It is not customary to tip your professional cleaners. You are already paying for their services.
Melissa's Cleaning Services
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: I feel it is the clients decision
Building Pro Commercial Cleaning
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: I don't believe in tiping the cleaning crew. Unless the client wants to
ICT JANITORIAL SERVICES
Answer: No
Explanation: It is not customary to tip commercial cleaners especially since services being provided after hours they have very little if any contact with customers. We do have a few accounts that will tip the crew who maintains their facility at Christmas time.
Castlekeep Maintenance Co., LLC
Answer: No
Explanation: No because the service is not provided for free. We are getting paid for the service we provide and if we go extra mile for the client, we would ask either verbally or in writing for an extra service charge.
Janiboys janitorial services
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: But not expecting it..if the customer wants to then that's fine but no we don't expect the customer to.
Sparkles Janitorial Services
Answer: No
Explanation: Tips are voluntarily client decision but always appreciated.
Alina`s Cleaning Service
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: I believe there is not a right or wrong answer regarding customary tipping. I believe this should be decided on an individual basis. If someone (not the company) has gone above and beyond your expectations, then tipping that individual shouldn't be withheld. However, on the other hand, if a company has not met your need, then it is expected for that company to make it right.
F.O.G. Commercial Cleaning
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: Maybe One of Their workers, But Not The owner.
JB ENVIRONMENTAL Services
Answer: No
Explanation: Sometimes customers tip when we get out stains other carpet cleaners could not get out.
Fibermasters
Answer: No
Explanation: It isn't but it should be
Katie Klean
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: It is not customary to tip, but I would never stop an employee from accepting a tip. I am also sure they would appreciate the show of respect for their hard work.
Antonelli's
Answer: No
Explanation: Mh preference is not to put that pressure on a clients.
Estora Trading Co.LLC (cleaning Co.)
Answer: Yes
Explanation: You don't have to tip but most people tip a hard worker and let's face it cleaning is hard work. The teams don't depend on it we pay them well but many people tip those in service
Daisy Maids & Acme Cleaning Service
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Depends on the pros fees Customers should be considered of the fiscal job done in their places, normally a suggestions would be 15% for tips
Make Easy Maid
Answer: No
Explanation: Commercial cleaning companies usually work for a flat fee and tips are not expected.
Iowa CleanUp Services
Answer: No
Explanation: Some clients like to tip our girls and that is fine, it is not necessary though, that is totally up to the client!!
TrublueTotalHouseCare
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: No you pay a set fee tipping is not necessary.
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