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Is it customary?

To tip the Stanley Steemer guy? I thought he did a great job and so I tipped him 10%, but now I don't know if I was stingy, or if it's even expected...What do you think?

Asked By: Lucie - 11/10/2006
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
I tip anyone that does a service for me, whether it's delivering flowers, the paper, etc... More
Answered By: Sweet Mystery of Life - 11/10/2006
Additional Answers (11)
Believe me...there are better ways to tip than cash...
Answered By: Stallion - 11/10/2006
 
who?
Answered By: hot_tamale - 11/10/2006
 
good question
Answered By: NICOLE - 11/10/2006
 
I think 10% was really appreciated because most people do not tip them so they were probably pleased and suprised. I agree with you- when you're happy with something you should reward the good worker.
Answered By: GeeGee - 11/10/2006
 
OMG... I would NEVER EVER EVER DREAM of tipping the carpet cleaner guy -- he makes his money by showing up to work. It isn't like a waiter where they are paid less than minimum wage and depend on their service to earn their income! You are a much more generous person than I.
Answered By: Goose&Tonic - 11/10/2006
 
10% is more than gracious.
Answered By: mrrdmcgee - 11/10/2006
 
Stanley Steemer offers a service, so you tip as it is customary in your area. 15% before taxes, or 10% after taxes is common. Many people do not tip at all. The most important is the gratitude you expressed. If you want to do more, write a testimonial letter to the local branch of the company and to the head office... More
Answered By: wize woman - 11/10/2006
 
depends wiht if u have enough to tip.
Answered By: annysweety - 11/10/2006
 
It's not actually customary, but whenever you get good service, it is good manners to do such, and 10% is the norm.
Answered By: bigez3804 - 11/10/2006
 
It's not actually customary or expected. But since you were pleased and wanted to show it, I'm sure it was a nice and appropriate gesture.
Answered By: cub6265 - 11/10/2006
 
I've never tipped the carpet guy. Never even thought about it.
Answered By: sheeny - 11/10/2006
 
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