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How to Keep Your Dartboard in Good Condition: Tips for Prolonging Its Lifespan
No dartboard is going to last forever, but if you take good care of it, you can make sure it has a great lifespan. No matter how good or bad you consider yourself at playing darts, your board is going to be under constant fire. From those long practice sessions to inviting a heavy-handed thrower around to play, every dart takes its toll on your board. If the wear around the board is not evenly spaced, you’ll get to the stage where the darts aren’t sticking properly. So, to help you prolong the life of your dartboard and ensure you have an unhampered playing experience, here are our top tips to take care of your dartboard.
Rotate Your Dartboard Regularly
Due to the nature of the game of darts, certain numbers around the board are more sought after when it comes to aiming your throw, and if you’re not careful, the board can wear unevenly in these areas. It is, therefore, recommended that you rotate your dartboard regularly to spread the wear and prolong the life of your board. If you opt for a board with a moveable number ring, it is easy to rotate the board by one or two segments every couple of weeks. Simply set yourself a calendar reminder so you don’t forget. It is worth pointing out that turning your board won’t protect it from wear and tear on the 25 and bullseye.
Avoid Getting It Wet
Despite what you might have heard, dartboards don't like getting wet at all. In the early days, before bristle boards became popular, it wasn't unusual to soak the board with water to help prolong its life. Times have changed, however, and we definitely advise that you avoid getting your bristle board wet. Keep all liquids well away from your dartboard as they could damage the playing surface and reduce the lifespan of the board.
Look After Your Darts
When it comes to looking after your dartboard, one of the best things you can do is to take great care of your darts. Blunt, hooked, or damaged dart points can cause premature wear on your board, pulling out the fibers and causing over compaction. We advise you to check your dart points regularly - perhaps at the same time as you rotate your board - and if they appear to be blunt or damaged, replace or sharpen them. Need new dart points? Follow the link to view our range. And of course, if you need a new board to take care of, click here to view our full range of dartboards for sale.
By following these tips, you can maximize the lifespan of your dartboard and ensure a smooth playing experience. Regularly rotating the board, keeping it dry, and looking after your darts will help prevent unnecessary wear and tear, allowing you to enjoy your dartboard for a longer period. Remember, if you ever need to replace your dartboard or purchase new darts, our dartboard collection is the perfect destination.
If you have any questions or need assistance in choosing the right dartboard for your needs, our knowledgeable staff is always ready to help. Remember, taking care of your dartboard is essential for its longevity and your continued enjoyment of the game. By following the tips provided earlier and investing in a high-quality dartboard from our collection, you can ensure that your playing experience remains top-notch. So, don't wait any longer.
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