42+ Pool Table Room Size. This refers to a 4 1/2 foot by 9 foot table. How much space do you have?
By using the following guidelines very carefully you can figure out where the tight spot is going to be and. Ideally, we'd recommend that you have five feet of cueing room all around. (an 8′ table needs 18′ x 14′ of space).
With a smaller foot print you can also accommodate a smaller room as well.
It is important to buy the right size pool table to fit in your room. Pool tables come in 4 sizes, and the playing surface is always twice as long as it is wide (from the nose of the cushion to the nose of the opposite an easy way to determine how much room is needed for each table size is to add 10′ to the length and width. That's one reason pool tables are a classic addition to the game room, basement, garage, family room, loft, man cave or even dining room. You need space equivalent to the dimension of the playing area plus the length of the cue on each side plus an extra 6 inches of space.