How to know the appropriate pool table room size?
Here are approximate pool table room sizes to take into consideration when buying a pool table. Many people don’t consider this very important question when purchasing a billiard table for their home, will it fit in the room?
You want to make sure that when you call our professional pool table movers you know the pool table sizes, for an 8 foot table for example pricing for service or repair will be set, should the pool table installer arrive to the job and find that an 8 foot table is really a 9 foot table it could really complicate the job and in most cases will change the price of a move job.
When ordering a pool table refelting job the industry norm is supplied, pre-cut billiard felt.
If an 8-foot table is expected to be serviced and we encounter a 9-foot table then we may not even have the correct cloth size to finish your job which could also incur additional trip charges.
Pool table size is important for a successful job and it’s super handy to know when checking the pool table room size in your home.
We have been taking care of pool table moves for quite a few years, so we can definitely help you verify if the pool table you’re interested in will fit in the room, please measure the room dimensions, you may also use the chart we have put together for your convenience below. Also, you can give us a call if you have any questions.
Pool table sizes and recommended room dimensions
7′ x 3 ½’ – 7 foot pool table needs roughly 17′ x 13½’
8′ x 4′ – 8 foot pool table needs roughly 18′ x 14′
9′ x 4 ½’ – 9 foot pool table needs roughly 19′ X 14½’
Measure from tip of bumper to tip of bumper across the width of your pool table to find your table size. You can find the pool table room size required by determining what size your pool table is. Something a lot of people don’t take into consideration is the size of the room where they plan the pool table setup to be executed.
This is especially important when calling for pricing, refelting, moving or having a pool table setup appointment because this will change the pricing on both services.
Why it’s important to know the pool table sizes to find out the proper pool table room size?
In our many years of experience, there have been quite a few pool table moves in which we have found out the room where the pool table was going to be set up in did not have adequate space to actually play the game.
Consequently, we had to reschedule the appointment. In other situations, the customer asked us to install the pool table in a different room than where they had originally planned.
The industry norm is supplied, pre-cut billiard felt for pool table refelting. If an 8-foot table is expected to be serviced and we encounter a 9-foot table then we may not even have the correct cloth size to finish your job which could also incur additional trip charges.
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