When it comes to recognizing when professional furniture carriers in your home deserve to be tipped for their service, it's important to know the right way to do it. After signing the final paperwork, customers should take out their wallet to reward each mover individually. However, if the moving agents do not provide the best of services, customers should feel free to use their own judgment and withhold a tip. Professionalism and personality are the keys to determining whether or not to tip their carriers.
If your moving team makes life easier and makes moving comfortably, you may be wondering if it's okay to show your appreciation with a tip. If the movers have damaged your belongings or caused things to break due to poor moving techniques, customers should consider withholding a tip. Moving companies deserve to be treated as a service-based industry and if the job is complete and perfect, they are entitled to some kind of tip. Heavy possessions such as pianos or closets, as well as architectural obstacles such as steep terrains, narrow or winding staircases or multiple flights of stairs can make your move significantly more exhausting for those who move.
It is recommended to tip those who move because they do a ton of manual labor; whether it's carefully and methodically packing items and belongings, moving heavy objects, driving from one destination to another, or everything else that happens during the day of the move. As long as you're satisfied with the way your movers handled all the work, then it's only natural to consider tipping the movers in your home. Tipping each moving company individually will ensure that your money reaches its intended recipient immediately after completing the job. Follow the same guideline if carriers must have special equipment, such as cranes or furniture lifts, to do the job.
Generally speaking, a good tip for movers is around $40 per mover.