We've given you the deep dive for all things tipping, but here's a quick primer for how to approach this season of giving, whether you're in a building that's known for great service, or are wrestling with the decision on how much—if at all—to tip your super who never seems to be available when apartment snafus strike.
The biggest takeaway: No, it's not mandatory, but yes, it's probably expected.
Doormen speak: What's a fair tip, the best cash alternatives, and more
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