If you own a house with large yard, patio or lawn, you’d probably like to have some leisure activities there. Pool is one of those activities that can be fun for many people during a party or family gathering or in a smaller circle as well. However, outdoor pool table needs to be selected carefully as you need it to stay outside for long period and moving it in every time there’s rain is not a good option.
Outdoor pool table should be made of durable material first of all; it has to withstand certain severe weather conditions. The legs and frame should be strong and covered with paint or lacquered so that it survives wetness or heat. You will also need a cover for the top as the cloth for playing pool is specific and it needs to be well protected from rain, snow and direct long-term sunlight. Since pool game needs a lot of playing accessories, it is recommended that you choose the kind of outdoor pool table, that can safely store them below the top (the cues, the balls and so on).
Nowadays there are additional options offered on the market making outdoor pool table more than just a gaming piece, for example you can buy a table that is convertible to a pool table by removing its top panel. This way you can dine and then play pool outdoor giving the ability to save space. The design and coloring can vary quite a lot, allowing you to choose the style you like fitting perfectly with you house, patio style or landscaping you have done.