The Sun’s Damaging Effects

Apr 30, 2013

Tips For Keeping Your Felt From Fading…

We recently refelted this eight-foot Olhausen pool table from camel to Dk. Green. It had only been about five years since the Lake Forest, CA residents had their pool table recovered last. Unfortunately, the room that this standard-size pool table is in gets tons of natural light which fades or even changes the color of the billiard cloth. If you have your pool table setup is in a room that gets a lot of sunlight you may want to consider purchasing a heavy-duty cover to keep the ultraviolet rays from damaging your felt. If you look at my second picture you’ll see the dramatic difference between where the sunlight faded the previous camel billiard cloth and what it looked like originally, underneath the rails. Some of our clients choose not to keep their billiard tables covered up. If you’re one of those folks you may want to consider having a UV blocking window film installed on all of your windows to keep your pool table and other furniture from fading out.