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Are you suppose to tip a mover?
Not for moving houses. If I ordered furniture from a store and requested it be delivered. I'm not sure if I tip for that.
- ?Lv 71 month ago
If delivery people who respect my floors and walIs to prevent damage and are polite, yes, I tip them individually.
We had a major back draft after a brand new furnace installation that left an oily residue on EVERY surface of our 2300sf home. It was a MAJOR mess. ServicePro came to the rescue and cleaned every square inch of the house and it's contents. It took 4 people 7 days to clean everything. I tipped each of them $ 50.00 for their hardwork and because they did not break one single thing and left the house spotless !
- RitaLv 61 month ago
Moving companies don't automatically include a gratuity in their pricing, so tipping is always a nice gesture. As a guideline, you should tip your movers between 15% to 20% of the total cost of the move for large or long-distance moves and 5% to 10% for smaller, cross-town moves.Source(s): https://vapedubai.org/
- Christin KLv 71 month ago
No, you're not supposed to tip them. You probably already paid the delivery FEE. They get paid by the company that does the deliveries.
- 1 month ago
You offer them a drink and that's about it.
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- Anonymous2 months ago
Tipping would be very unusual. Don't waste your $$$. Even if it was a house move, don't tip.
- D.E.B.S.Lv 72 months ago
Tipping is extremely overused. Tipping a delivery person is over the top even if they're delivering something big like furniture.
- oil field trashLv 72 months ago
It can depend on what they are delivering and how hard it is to deliver. Delivering a piano to a second story apartment is much different than delivering a stuffed chair to someone's home on the first floor. Also some deliveries need to be hooked up like a washer or dryer.
- Anonymous2 months ago
I never have, and I don't think they expect it.
Depends which country you are in, I guess.
- Diane ALv 72 months ago
I do, especially if they carry it in, position it, unwrap or un box, are neat, pick up, and on
- 2 months ago
I do. A ten seemed to work when I had a couch and chair delivered. Assembling a bed and bringing in dressers and nightstands? I gave each of the two guys a ten, so $20. I’d like to hear from movers though.