If you are a serious ping pong player then you would know how expensive a table tennis table is. If you own one then it’s quite natural for you to protect it; especially if you have children around. Most ping pong table surfaces are made of wood. But you also get them in metal such as aluminum and some of them have laminated construction.
If you plan on keeping your ping pong table outdoors then it makes all the more sense to protect it. You need to protect it with a table tennis cover. You can get many different types of covers. You can choose from durable PVC material that is weather resistant. These are perfect for outdoor tennis tables. They also are U.V. stabilized which gives the table extra protection from the sun.
When you’re buying a table tennis cover, make sure they fit well. It helps to have a snugly fitted cover as it gives little or no room for dust, dirt and other materials and even moisture to enter the table surface. These covers also help to give your table tennis table a longer life, free from all defects such as scratches that could ruin the feel of the game.
If you live in a high humidity area then it helps to buy a table tennis cover that is made of tough synthetic fiber. This will provide protection from dampness as well as dust and dirt. Most table tennis covers fit all makes of ping pong tables, but there might be some tables which need customized covers.
If you want your table to last long and protect it from damage then you need to get a very durable table tennis cover. A nylon cover will last for years and it also looks great if you have your table tennis table on display.
You can choose from many different colors and shades of table covers that will go along with your home decor or the feel of your recreation room. Also you have a wide variety of materials to choose from.
One more important factor to consider before buying ping pong table covers is of course the size of your table. Since table tennis tables come in various sizes, you need to buy a cover that fits your table well. An over-sized cover for a small ping pong table will be of no use as it will allow dust, dirt and other particles to enter the surface of the table.
Likewise a small cover for a large table would be a total mismatch and would do no good to protect the ping pong table. Another thing to consider when buying a ping pong cover is the quality; the higher the quality the better. A good quality cover will last long and protect your table and help prolong its life and look.
Kate Marsala writes articles about table tennis covers on the website Table Tennis Cover Central.