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Professional Pool Table Repair


Billiard Shop offers a comprehensive range of pool table maintenance and repair services, encompassing pool table renovation projects and including long-term servicing contracts, across Queensland and northern NSW The experts at Billiard Shop have a proven track record for billiard table repairs of the highest quality workmanship. Whether you’re in need of a pool table repair man or want to replace components on your snooker table, we can assist.


Cloth Replacement

If your pool table is starting to show its age, it’s time to start thinking about replacing the cloth. There are plenty of options available to you. You can find new cloths in many different colours, so you can create a look that perfectly matches your existing pool table. .


Cushion Replacement

A pool table cushion is an important part of the table and should be replaced after certain time to ensure a good playing experience. .


Pocket Replacement / Repair

If your pool table has a torn pocket, don’t worry – there’s a solution! A replacement pocket can be replaced to fit your table perfectly. Talk to one of our expert or simply fill in the form today and we will be in touch. .


Pool Table Leveling

In order to keep your pool table in perfect condition, it is important to level it periodically, to ensure a good quality playing experience.


Table Restoration

Pool tables have always been popular in Australian homes. However, over time they can become unusable and in need of restoration. We have over 35 years of experience in restoring pool tables.


Coin Mechanism Replacement

Common in pubs and clubs, as well as office breakout areas or lunch rooms, coin operated pool tables often suffer far more abuse than the average pool table installed in a home. When it comes to pool table coin mechanism repair, Billiard Shop offer a professional service and stocks a large selection of replacements parts to suit most makes and models of pool tables.

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Professional Pool Table Repairs

Typically, pool table cloth replacement is required only every 10 to 20 years depending on the quality of the material – felt will wear far more than intricately-weaved worsted wool – and how it’s been treated. For example, a cloth’s longevity may be adversely affected by exposure to sunlight, beer spillages, cigarette burns or damage resulting from trick shots – such as L-shaped tears caused by the cue making contact with the cloth when shooting at a right angle to make the ball spin. Wear lines can also develop from repetitively breaking from the same spot. Whether or not you originally purchased your table from Billiard Shop, our pool table repair service is available to you. It’s fair to say that with online classified advertisement websites contributing to more and more second-hand pool tables being purchased, many in varying states of disrepair, requests for Billiard Shop to re-cloth pool tables have increased exponentially in recent years.
Replacing the cloth on Pool Table
If you’re considering pool table refelting but are wanting to improve playability of your pool table, felt replacement in favour of a higher-grade cloth is a great place to start. When it comes to pool table or snooker table cloth replacement, we offer three premium-quality options to suit every customer’s requirements and budget: 100% wool FSN directional billiard cloth 100% wool Hainsworth cloth 100% wool Strachan 30-ounce 6811 cloth – widely recognised as the world’s No.1 cloth When considering pool table recovering for home play, the FSN is more than adequate. However, competition players will almost certainly have a preference for the Hainsworth cloth for superior ball control and speed or the even finer, faster nap of the Strachan cloth. Across the FSN, Hainsworth and Strachan range, there are also about 15 colours to choose from to ensure a perfect fit with your decor.
Is DIY Billiard table cloth replacment advisable?
We sell cloth for customers who want to attempt the task themselves, however we do not advise it and find we’re often called in to finish the job. A major problem is the cloth ending up too loose during initial DIY install. It can be restretched afterwards, however that can lead to issues with markings being pulled out of shape – effectively meaning the need to start from scratch, at additional cost. DIY efforts in stretching and stapling the cloth can also easily lead to tears, resulting in a greater cost outlay for you. The best solution is to have our team of professional pool table repair experts get the job done for you first time, without any hassle.
What is the remedy on damaged cloth ?
Sometimes customers request us to remedy damage on their existing cloth, rather than replacing it, however we do not recommend this practice. Patching or gluing down torn cloth generally does nothing to improve the table’s playability. In fact, it typically results in a section of slightly raised cloth that still causes the ball to deviate. If there is damage to your cloth causing frustrating interference with game play, we wholeheartedly urge you to opt to re-cover your pool table and start enjoying bringing family and friends together again!
What is process involved in Billiard Table Cloth replacement?
Due to the weight of billiard tables and the care required in moving them, it is far more cost-effective for us to re-cover your table with a new cloth in-situ at your premises. However, the process typically involved us being on-site for about an hour on two separate visits – particularly if cushion re-rubbering or pocket replacement is also required. Our billiard table re-clothing process may include a combination of the following steps: Remove the old cloth from the table bed and cushions. Thoroughly clean the slate bed surface. Inspect the pocket nets and leather (we’ll make a recommendation for replacement if required). Fit your new cloth in your selected colour onto the table bed. Place new spots and markings on the new cloth. Replace cushion cloth. The turnaround time is generally a week or so, however the best-case scenario is 2-3 days. Be sure to mention upfront any urgency you may have – such as needing the work done before family or friends come to visit – and we will endeavour to work to your timeframe. Be sure to speak to an expert today about your pool table cloth replacement needs. Call Billiard Shop or submit the enquiry form.


People love
Billiard Shop


Had my table re-clothed through these guys. Did a great job at a decent rate, and great service. Couldn’t recommend them highly enough.

Guy Russ


I went to these guys to have my table refelted. Fantastic job. Friendly staff with brilliant service. Would definitely recommend.

Tony Spencer