If you are going to try to move a pool table yourself, learning what to do is your first step. You will be completely disassembling the pool table, doing some heavy lifting with a couple of strong friends, and re-assembling it while getting it absolutely level. While you could possibly take on the task of moving a pool table with some help, you should really think about getting hiring a professional. Kansas City Pool Table Movers has great installers who have moved every type of pool table from complex ball return tables to simple furniture style tables. We have the professional knowledge to take it apart with care, catalogue, and pack each important part and then install the pool table in your home.
Doing it on your own
You could do it on your own. All you need is to be handy, detail-oriented person, with serious carpentry ability, some special tools, and have a few strong friends. Really, billiard tables are heavy. The main surface is rock. Keep in mind that disassembling a pool table is much more complex than it may seem. It is not a dining room table with a few legs to unscrew and leaves to take out. Removing the felt from the slate is a complicated process that could leave one dumbfounded. Putting it back on is equally hard. A pool table is one of the hardest items that you can have to move. It’s heavy, bulky, wide, and surprisingly delicate.
The Do-It-Yourself method could be dangerous to you and to your pool table itself. A lot of people make the mistake of attempting to treat it like a hutch or dresser by getting several friends to help, and then twisting it in all directions trying to get it to fit in the doorway. Unfortunately, these actions can often end up with an accidental injury to you or your friends, and you could also distort the surface or break a component. If you really want to know how to correctly move a pool table, the steps are below. Read carefully and thoroughly. Kansas City Pool Table Movers will direct you through the process.