Quick Answer: Do You Tip Warranty Repairman?

Do I tip a repairman?

Don’t tip skilled craftsmen or technical specialists, such as plumbers, electricians, painters, alarm service technicians, handymen, piano tuners, or appliance repair people.

“That’s like trying to tip a doctor or a teacher,” Smith says.

“They are well-paid professionals, and a tip could offend them.”

How much should you tip a handyman?

If you use a handyman or lawn care professional regularly, give them a $15 to $50 tip once a year – perhaps during the holidays – as a token of your appreciation for their hard work.

Do I tip plumbers?

Contractors (electricians, plumbers, etc.)

Most of the time it isn’t necessary to tip an electrician or plumber, Mayne says. “However, if they do anything extra or spend more time than expected, a tip is always appreciated, with the minimum being $20.”

How much do you tip an auto mechanic?

20% is common for a meal at a restaurant, but it’s difficult to determine an amount for an automotive service. A $5 tip is considered a kind token. $20 could be given for great service or a more complicated job. Give a larger tip if you feel that your mechanic went above and beyond.