How to Choose The Right Foosball Table Cover

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Even if youu own the best foosball tableĀ  you will need to buy a foosball table cover for it. This is particularly important if you often keep your foosball table outdoor, where it is exposed to heat, moisture and dust.

A good cover can protect your cover from these threats and keep it in good condition for a very long time. So if you are planning to buy an outdoor foosball table cover then here is a brief checklist to help you find the right one.

Material

First of all, you need to consider what kind of material your foosball table cover should have. A few good examples include naugahyde, vinyl and polyester. Although all of these materials are durable, they also have different features and offer different levels of protection. Naugahyde, for example, feels like leather, while vinyl constructs are usually waterproof. Other high-end materials can also protect your foosball table from dust and sun bleaching. So before you buy a table cover, make sure that its material offers the type of protection your foosball table needs.

Design

Another important factor to consider is the design of the foosball cover. Different covers have different designs. There is, for example, the scalloped cover, which features cutouts for player rods. Another good example is the table cloth design, which is draped over the entire foosball table, and covers even the legs.

It’s also worth mentioning that the cut or design of your cover will determine which parts of your table will be protected. A tablecloth-like cover will protect every part of the foosball table, but it’s also more difficult to store away due to its size. On the other hand, foosball table covers that feature player rod cutouts are easier to put on and put away, but they also offer less protection. So pay attention to the design of the cover that you intend to buy.

Size and Dimension

Foosball table covers are usually slightly larger than the foosball tables they’re designed to protect. A good example of a foosball cover’s dimensions are 30″ width by 55″ length. If, however, you prefer a tablecloth-like cover then expect dimensions, like these: 60″ length by 50″ width by 31″ height.

Whichever sizes you prefer, though, make sure that it offers enough protection for your foosball table. There’s no point in buying a cover that won’t be able to cover all critical parts of your foosball table.

Price

Naturally, you will need to consider the price of a foosball table cover before you buy it. The average foosball table cover usually costs between $20 to $25. At this price, your foosball table will be well protected, and it’s also likely that the cover will have decent dimensions.

If, however, you want something more affordable, there are polyester covers that cost between $13 to $20. These covers are still water proof, but don’t expect any fancy features.

Finally, if you can afford to spend a little extra money, there are covers that cost as high as $70. These costly covers are usually strong, lightweight and also rip resistant. So if you want to give your foosball table extra protection then these covers will do the job quite well.

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