The popularity of outdoor pool tables for family leisure time is on the rise, and with good reason. Whether you are buying your first set or you have bought several sets over the years, there are some necessary maintenance steps you can take to ensure that your outdoor pool tables stay in top shape. If you have a set that is made from wood, you should consider polishing it once a year to keep it looking new and by removing any splintered wood. You may also want to apply stain to give it a richer appearance.
As far as the choice of material goes, plastic and resin are the most popular choices, but you will still find that there are durable woods such as cedar and redwood available. Cedar outdoor pool tables are particularly attractive, and this material has a natural charm that you just won’t find with some of the other materials available. They are also very dense, ensuring that the table does not slide around on the floor quickly. Many people buy outdoor pool tables that they can keep indoors during the winter months, and when spring hits, they simply take them down because they are so comfortable and weatherproof.
If you are having a party and you intend for your guests to use the table, then you need to think about what you are going to do with it after the event is over. Will it be kept as a memory or entertainment center? A great choice is to purchase a table that folds flat so that it can be stored easily and then store it in the corner of the garden where it will remain out of the way but still in view of your enjoyment. If you purchased an expensive table, you might even want to consider covering it with a canvas and placing a sign on the side telling people where it is located. This will not only provide you with a bit of added fun, but it will ensure that those you bring along will not wind up wasting their pool ball on it.
To know more about outdoor game tables, check out the infographic below from R&R Outdoors: