How much should I tip for car detailing?

If I get my car detailed, should I tip? I recently took my car in to be cleaned. The workers were polite and did a great job—but I wasn't sure if I was supposed to throw them some extra money. If so, how much?

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“If you want tip car detailers for exceptional work, 10% to 20% of the cost of the detail should suffice—although it’s not mandatory. We’re sure they’d appreciate it though!
Since car care is clearly a priority for you, you might find this basic car maintenance schedule handy. Staying on top of regular maintenance will ensure your ride remains in great shape for years to come.
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Eric Schad
Answered on Sep 09, 2021
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