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Question: Is it customary to tip a professional cleaning service?
Top Answer (53% of 180 votes): No.

Answer: No
Explanation: Our company does not work for a tip. Our work product is top notch and we have pride in a job well done
Xtreme Cleaning Services
Answer: Yes
Explanation: some people do to show there appreciation
Compassionate Cleaners
Answer: No
Explanation: It really depends on the person. We don't expect a tip from our customers but if they want to leave us one, we'll gladly appreciate it.
SparKlean
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: A tip is not necessary or appropriate in the commercial cleaning arena.
Cornerstone Cleaning Services
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: It is not an obligation on the part of the client to give a tip, but one as a company is happy when receiving it, because we really realize that the client liked our service.
ROYALS CLEANING SERVICES
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Similar to other services you may hire, such as a hairdresser or server, it is not required to tip: However, if you are happy with the service then it is a nice gesture to tip.
All Dry Water Damage Experts
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: We do not expect any amount above the quoted price although we have received tips upon completion due to the customers satisfaction of the job.
Grime Scene Invader, LLC
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Our guys work hard and do get tipped often although not expected. They appreciate it very much
Junkin Irishman
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Its a convenience service
Blonde with a Broom and a clue (CLEANING SERVICE)
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: While tipping is left to your discretion, we feel everyone should tip their professional house cleaner if they provide excellent service. It’s customary to tip servers at a restaurant, hair stylists, bellboys…the list goes on. A professional home cleaner is also providing a highly personalized service deserving of a gratuity. Professional house cleaners work extremely hard. Their job is physically demanding. There’s no better way to say thank you for hard work than a tip. While it’s customary to tip a food server 15%-20% of the total bill, the average tip for a professional house cleaner is 10%-15%. If you have a regular house cleaner, it’s usually customary to provide a larger tip around the year end holidays. We recommend leaving the gratuity in the middle of your kitchen counter along with a note. For most house cleaners, there’s nothing more rewarding than getting a thank you in the form of some extra cash. Not only do they appreciate it, it’s an important part of their income and truly improves their lives.
Down & Dirty Cleaning Service
Answer: No
Explanation: Not really but it is welcomed as there are times that clients might request for a particular service that wasn't in the original contract. It shows that the worker is well appreciated by the client and that the client wasn't attempting to take advantage of the worker.
Green Glove Cleaning Service
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: For commercial & residential cleaning services only, please visit us online, elliscommercialcleaning.jimdo.com
Med Waste Transport
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: Our prices are set fees.There is no need to tip.
Clear Look
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: I would have to say that it depends on the customer.
Absolutecleaningservicesplus
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Tipping would depend upon the preference of each individual customer. We do not ask for tips but we do accept tips.
Rise-N-Shine Cleaning Company, LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Gratuity is customers appreciation there business is gratuity enough
Triple Star Cleaning LLC
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Tips are always appreciated. We often receive tips from our Clients for a job well done.
Call-A-Maid-Online, Inc
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
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Its up to the client and how well they love our work.
C&C PROS CLEANING COMPANY
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Some do and some don't. Its not ever asked of or expected from myself or my company. But always greatly appreciated if it does happen.
Mimi's Cleaning Services
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.
ProMatcher
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
Answer: No
Explanation: Quality and professional services are important
Global One Cleaning & Restoration
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
ProMatcher
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.
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: It depends, usually in commercial cleaning no, residential some times but is not obligatory.
BUILDING PRO JANITORIAL SERVICE
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
ProMatcher
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.
Answer: No
Explanation: Tip a professional is not necessary.
Xtreme Cleaning And Janitorial Services,LLC
Answer: No
Explanation: They are paid by the Hr.
Augies Janitorial Services LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: As of today, I have not met any experience wherein a professional cleaning service gets a tip.
Nifty Services
Answer: No
Explanation: While it is not unheard of, we discourage the practice of tipping our service associates.
DNAssociates/House Uncluttered
Answer: No
Explanation: No need or expected
Sky JP cleaning
ProMatcher
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.
Answer: No
Explanation: A quote for service is given to customers at the beginning and that is what our service cost- nothing more.
Enviro-Master Services
Answer: Yes
Explanation: It depends on the client and their satisfaction with the services
Byrd's Complete Cleaning Service
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: Tipping is personal preference by the homeowner.
Stay Ready Commercial Clean
Answer: No
Explanation: We pay our custodians well. There is no need for a tip.
Caljan Building Maintenance
Answer: No
Explanation: We are getting paid to clean.
Mom's Cleaning LLC
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Most clients tip professional cleaning services for their time and great customer service
Unity Cleaning Service
Answer: No
Explanation: They are there to provide a service you are paying for.
First Choice Nationwide Janitorial & Maintenance Services
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: I feel it is the clients decision
Building Pro Commercial Cleaning
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Most service industries allows tipping (e.g. sit down restaurants, hair salons, etc) unless otherwise prohibited in company policy.
AA&B Janitorial Cleaning Co
Answer: No
Explanation: I don't believe in tiping the cleaning crew. Unless the client wants to
ICT JANITORIAL SERVICES
ProMatcher
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
Answer: No
Explanation: its up to the client
Gem's Services
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
ProMatcher
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
Answer: No
Explanation: Professional Industrial/Commercial cleaning services are usually based on contract, or one time rate. Tips aren't to be paid to the employees.
ConCar Industries
Answer: No
Explanation: Maybe One of Their workers, But Not The owner.
JB ENVIRONMENTAL Services
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: It isn't but it should be
Katie Klean
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Great Maids that go above and behind their call of duty always get a tip
eMaids of Brevard County
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
ProMatcher
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
Answer: No
Explanation: Price you pay for service rendered is sufficient.
GMA CLEANING services llc
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
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Yes
Explanation: If you feel that the cleaning company did an exceptional job they should be tipped!
colorful homes inc.
Answer: No
Explanation: No you pay a set fee tipping is not necessary.
Heidi's Cleaning Service
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