Snooker Table Care and Maintenance
If you have spent a lot of money on a good quality snooker table then it makes sense to take a lot of care of it. The following is a short list of some tips for getting the most out of your new table.
- Brush regularly. One of the big potential problems with snooker table care is the issue of the chalk dust. The most frequently recommended way of dealing with this is by gently brushing the table every, with smooth and gentle strokes towards the pockets the best way of making sure that the dust don’t get trapped deeper in the fabric. Another option is to use a light vacuum cleaner but you need to be very careful not to use one which is too powerful.
- Treat the cloth right. You should take great not to dig snooker cues into the table, and flipping coins onto the table is another thing to avoid. Some people do crazy things like put drinks on the table, sit on it or leave cigarettes sitting on the edge. Trying out interesting pool billiards tricks is good fun should be done in a controller manner.
- Avoid too much sun. If you put the snooker table in a room with a lot of heat or sunlight then this is going to have a detrimental effect on the cloth, with a bleaching of the color the most commonly seen issue. The best solutions are a table cover, window shutters or glass with a filter.
- Watch the humidity levels. Around 40% to 60% humidity levels are right for the wood in your snooker table, and in particular you should be careful about the effect your winter heating has on the table snooker cover .
Some Other Factors
Apart from these tips it is also important to remember to avoid spilling things on the table, letting pets on it or having kids use it for playing a snooker game in an uncontrolled manner.