Services

Special Notice

Do not attempt to move, disassembled or assembled pool or billiard table if you are not a certified or an experienced billiard table restoration or moving company at any time or under any circumstances.  Massive damage to the wood, slate, and hardware will occur.

Moving a Table

We move all makes and styles of tables. We highly recommend this should only be done by a Certified Professional billiard table restoration company like ours for the following reasons:

 

1.) To maintain the factory warranty provided you are the original owner.

 

2.) Tables CANNOT be moved in one piece. Serious damage will occur to almost every part of the table.

 

In the vast majority of situations, we will be able to re-use your old cloth.  Beware of companies that insist you need new cloth. Those individuals or company personnel are looking to make an unnecessary sale or are not able to handle the moving project correctly.

 

Our trucks are specially equipped and our personnel are specifically trained to move tables. 

Slate Seam Repairs

When we re-do the seams, it is done with an approved product for a complete and level seam, leaving an invisible joint between the slates. 

Table Installation

We will install all tables as close to BCA and WPA specifications and requirements as possible.  However, most rooms in a home will not meet all specifications.  In these cases, we will set them as close as the room will allow.

 

Most BCA and WPA specifications are for the manufacturing of the table and requirements for sanctioned tournaments.  All tables will be flat and level upon completion of the job and you will be encouraged to check them yourself for complete satisfaction.

 

No matter whom you purchase your table through, our installation services are available, call for your quote.

 

For further information of pool and billiard governing body specifications:

 

Non-Professional BCA Equipment Specifications

WPA Tournament Table & Equipment Specifications

Cloth Repairs & Replacement

Do not remove the cloth from your table yourself. DO NOT try to wash it. Both of these activities will cost you additional money and headaches.  All good quality cloth is made of at least 75% wool and will shrink. It will not be able to be reinstalled on your table.  A lot of the time you can get most of the chalk off of your table by using a table brush to clean it.  Burn marks / wear marks do not come off even with washing as they are actually damage to the cloth itself.

Cushion Repairs & Replacement

Spot repairs can be made onsite on loose cushions, but they cannot be guaranteed.  Most of the time it is not an effective fix anyway. A professional and much less expensive fix in the long run is to have the cushions repaired or replaced in our shop.

 

New cushions must be replaced in the shop to make sure they are properly set to Billiard Congress of America (BCA) and World Pool-Billiard Association (WPA) standards for you to have a proper rebound.  These regulations set the proper height for the nose of the cushion to work correctly along the angles of the cuts on the end of the rails.  They will also be properly fastened to the liner of the rail only if assembled in our shop.

 

DO NOT LET SOMEONE TELL YOU THEY CAN DO IT PROPERLY ONSITE. IT CANNOT BE DONE.  THE CUSHIONS WILL NOT HAVE THE PROPER TIME TO SET AND YOU WILL WASTE TIME AND MONEY AND WILL HAVE TO HAVE REDONE AGAIN IN THE SHOP!

 

To test your cushions the ball should travel 4 to 4 ½ times the length of the table doing a test in the following manner.  Shoot the ball from the head spot thru the foot spot with a level cue shot using a firm stroke with center English.

Custom Cue Cases

This is a one-of-a-kind case created and built for one of our clients.  
 
Our cases will always be a limited production run on all case designs. We will never make more than 250 cases of any one design. This keeps our cases unique and a treasure to own, care for, and pass down to your children. Of course, we can design and build a one of a kind case just for you also. 

Services

  • Onsite service, repair, evaluation

  • Maintenance

  • Releveling 

  • Slate repair

  • Cloth repair and or replacement

  • Rail and pocket repair, rebuilding, replacement, recovering

  • Table and cabinet customization and personalization

  • Existing table or cabinet restoration and customization

  • New cabinet design, building, and installation

  • Slate teardown, crating and or reassembly for relocation and or storage 

  • Whole table teardown, crating, and or reassembly for moving or storage

  • Moving billiard and pool tables

  • Cue case design, construction and personalization

Pricing

  • All phone, email, and video conference project evaluations and estimates are free.

  • All onsite project evaluations and pricing within a 1-hour driving distance of our offices are free, following a phone call discussion of the project.

  • All onsite project evaluations and pricing outside of a 1-hour driving distance of our offices are individually priced based on half-day rates, cost of transportation and expenses, if any. 

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

JIM VELLELLA

"I wanted to let you know that the work done by your men, was friendly, polite, and they were meticulous workmen.  The job they did showed clearly that they take pride in their work and have the skills to back it up."

POOL CITY

"We utilize D.L. Schwarz, Inc., as a certified installer and repair technician, they are very reliable and extremely competent in the installation and repairs of pool tables as well as cabinetry.  When we give them a job we can rest assured that they will follow through on all areas to make sure that the customer is completely satisfied."

AMANDA BAILLEY

"Your company was so wonderful in their commitment to a worry free deliver and installation.  D.L. Schwarz showed how professional. Focused, knowledgeable they are and I have never had such a smooth delivery to my house."

D.L. Schwarz

Master Billiard Restoration

P.O. Box 6011

Pittsburgh, PA 15211

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