Recommended pool table room size based on specific pool table sizes
Something a lot of people don’t take into consideration is the pool table room size. This has to be taken into account when planning your pool table setup since it will affect the size of pool table you can get so that you can play comfortably and enjoy a good playing experience. Be sure you measure the length and width of the playing surface of the pool table to get its true size.
Should there be a difference in size than originally stated when the pool table installers arrive to the job, this could really complicate the job because the table may not fit in the room.
Additionally, if cloth was ordered for a pool table recovering service at the time of installation, this material will not cover the entire table. Consequently, we will not be able to recover it and this could also incur additional trip charges.
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.
Why it’s important to know the pool table sizes to find out the proper pool table room size?
If the pool table turns out to be a different size this could really complicate the job for the team of pool table movers because the table may not fit in the room and also the cut of felt may not cover the entire table. In most cases this will change the price of the service.
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 setup 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.
In most cases this will change the price of the service. The complexity that moving a pool table entails make these particulars of extreme importance for our technicians to know. Having the particulars of the pool table handy is even more crucial when we take care of a pool table repair, because if we are replacing a component of the table we need to know which table it is.
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.
Below is a list of the pool table room sizes to help you determine if the pool table you are looking into works for you. Please take it into consideration when buying your pool table. If you have any questions or you’re ready to schedule your appointment call our team of professionals.
Pool Table Room Sizes Chart
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.
This is especially important when calling for pricing, refelting or moving because this will change the pricing on both services.