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Giving Your Shuffleboard Table Top Maintenance

By Seomul Evans

Table shuffleboard, also known as American shuffleboard has been a popular game for quite a long time in bar settings and various competitions around the country. The shuffleboard lovers can now easily own their own boards with a wide range and variety of shuffleboards available for purchase. Shuffleboard is an interesting addition to the game room in home. One should carefully consult the shuffleboard equipment maintenance guide before purchasing the shuffleboard for proper care of the board game. Proper maintenance and care can provide the player with quality playing surface for long time.

One should carefully grasp the contents of the shuffleboard maintenance guide before using the new shuffleboard, even if the player is a routine user of the shuffleboard table. Instructions relating to waxing and cleaning of the shuffleboard table should be clearly understood and followed to keep the quality of the table surface and prevent it from any damage.

The information and maintenance guide instructs the user to avoid direct sunlight on the table. The silicone spray that provides the consistent speed to the board may get dry in direct sunlight. The sunlight exposure can also cause variations in the surface of the table. It can lead the table surface to flatten with sunlight exposure and return to normal shape later. Therefore, the consistency of the play is affected due to these variations in the table surface. To avoid these variations, one should keep the table away from direct sunlight.

The shuffleboard table maintenance guide provides the user with useful and important instructions regarding cleaning and waxing of the board. Before waxing for first time, the table should be carefully cleaned. The finish of the board can help you decide the proper cleanser to be used. You do not have to buy any special cleanser for traditional wood lacquer tables, as simple mixture comprising water, vinegar and few drops of oil makes an effective and environment friendly wood cleanser. The normal olive oil can be effectively used in this mixture. Jojoba oil can also be used and has a longer shelf life. The oil used in the mixture keeps the wooden surface lubricated and prevent its dryness. The vinegar helps in cleaning by gently drawing dirt and dust particles out of the wood. Depending upon the use, the table should be cleaned two to four times in a month using a soft cloth.

Shuffleboard tables also come with polymer finish and require less maintenance than traditional wood tables. For cleaning of this table, multipurpose cleaner or glass cleaner can be used effectively. You should consult the shuffleboard maintenance guide for best suited cleanser.

The wood lacquer shuffleboard tables also require to be waxed at regular intervals. The shuffleboard table maintenance guide can recommend waxing products that are best for your table. The wax used should be of good quality and should be applied using a soft towel. Buffing the table with a dry and soft cloth should be done to make the surface smooth. User can wax the table two to three times in a month depending upon the usage.

Silicone spray may be used on either of the table types to improve speed of the table. Polymer finish tables do not require silicone spray as they are faster than traditional wood tables. But you can use the spray for a very fast playing table surface. You should wait for about ten minutes after spray and then light buffing should be done. Shuffleboard table speed powder can also be applies thereafter for added speed advantage.

The careful use and proper maintenance of the table can help you keep that shuffleboard table in good condition for a long, long time.

Seomul Evans is a SEO Consultant for Shuffleboard Tables.

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Evans, Seomul "Giving Your Shuffleboard Table Top Maintenance." Giving Your Shuffleboard Table Top Maintenance. 26 Aug. 2010. 5 Sep 2015 <>.

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