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Pool Table Buyers Guide

We understand that purchasing a pool table can be an intimidating process, that's why before you do. We recommend read our buyers guide!


Step 1: Determine Your Space Requirements

Before you start shopping for a pool table, it's essential to know the dimensions of the space where you plan to place it. Measure the room's length and width, and be sure to leave enough room for players to move around comfortably. A good rule of thumb is to add at least 5 feet of clearance on each side of the table.

Step 2: Decide on Table Size

Pool tables come in different sizes, ranging from 6 feet to 9 feet in length. The most common sizes for home use are 7 feet and 8 feet. The size you choose will depend on the size of your space and your playing preferences.

Step 3: Determine Your Playing Needs

Consider your playing needs when choosing a pool table. Do you plan to use it for casual play or for more serious competitions? This will help you decide on the table's quality, features, and price point.

Step 4: Choose Your Table Style

Pool tables come in a variety of styles, including modern, traditional, and rustic. Choose a style that matches your decor and personal preferences.

Step 5: Choose Your Table Material

Pool tables are made of several different materials, including wood, MDF, and slate. Slate tables are the most popular and provide the best playing surface. However, they are also the most expensive. MDF tables are a more affordable option, but they don't provide the same level of durability and playability as slate tables.

Step 6: Choose Your Table Features

Pool tables come with a variety of features, including pockets, rails, and cloth. Choose the features that meet your playing needs and budget.

Step 7: Determine Your Budget

Pool tables can range from several hundred to several thousand dollars! That's why we recommend having a price range in mind before buying. Keep in mind that our Plank & Hide tables come with free delivery and installation!

Step 8: Reach Out!

Once you've determined your needs and budget, feel free to give us a call or send an email to, we would be happy to address any questions or concerns you may have!