Playing pool is enjoyable to the most when you know how to take care of it. We all know buying a pool table is not a piece of cake. One has to spend a lot to have our most favorite piece of wood in our home so one must know how to maintain the pool table. But over some time, the pool table needs some repairs. The felt of the pool table is one of the most important aspect.
The top surface of the table is usually like cloth and it is mostly green in color. Due to felt, the level of the game of pool is achieved, and it should be smooth and properly fitted. Since it is very delicate, it requires the most attention than other parts of the pool table. With proper care and maintenance, we can increase the life span of a felt, but small incidents happen which can cause the damage to the felt and it can need a replacement. Some of such incidents are as below:
It is either any one of these reasons that felt of a pool table can be so much damaged that we wish to change it, which brings us today to our topic; the cost of refelting a pool table.
|Type of Refelting||Cost of Refelting||Time Estimates|
|By Yourself||Felt purchase ($200 – $400)||Felt purchase (1 Day)
Refelting (1 Day)
|By Experts||Felt Purchase ($200 – $400)
Refelting ($250 – $450)
Charges ($400 – $600)
|Refelting (1 Day)|
|Newbie Companies||Felt Purchase ($200 – $400)
Charges ($200 – $300)
|Refelting (1 Day)|
When we have to re-felt the pool table, we must keep in mind that there are many aspects which must be considered before it is done. Different angles which come together and help in better refelting.
This is perhaps a very difficult but not impossible task. To refelt a pool table, one needs to have complete information about it. You will start from scratch. In case you want to do the refelting by yourself then you must follow the following points for the work to be well done otherwise you will not only ruin the felt but also a lot of wastage of money will be done.
When you are sure that you cannot do the refelting by yourself, then the best thing is to get help from an expert. This usually means a little more in terms of cost since you will do the purchasing of felt and then hiring an expert. To add further, there are companies which also do the felt purchasing by themselves as they have excellent quality stuff with them. All you have to do is to tell them the size and the color you want, and they will bring you the best felt possible. This will be an extra charge on your behalf.
To get the refelting done by an expert, you must follow the following pointers.
This is rather an option when you don’t find anyone else. Some companies are just getting started in this business, and they offer you all relieve and discounts. If you plan to get the refelting done by such a party, then you will have to look into their record if they have any or trust them blindly and go for it.
Whether you get the refelting done by yourself or through any other person, you have to stay alert and focus on your pocket. You don’t want to do the extra expenditure which will cause you the trouble in the end. But again, you would not want the pool table to be spoilt as well.