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#1 of 4 Old 09-27-2012, 04:35 AM - Thread Starter
 
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We've always done our stovepipe ourselves, but the cap . . . well, it's time for a professional.  Does anyone know whether or not to tip the chimney sweep?


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#2 of 4 Old 09-29-2012, 04:22 PM
 
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I never have. I don't tip the plumber, electrician, or furnce servicer, and this feels like a similar kind of service.
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No, I dont tip people who are making $75 an hour :)

 

DH is a landscaper, and he doesnt get tipped, so I dont really see that service as any different. I would do it if they did something extra for me, or hung out for a long time and gave me free advice. 


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If you can afford it and it feels right to you, why not?


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