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  • March 30, 2015 Patrick McGarity

    Top 10 Pool Table Designs for 2015

    Home remodeling season is heating up and many home buyers have a pool table in mind for that nice finished basement or entertainment space.  In Maryland and Virginia Pool Tables are still the benchmark for family fun in upscale homes. ...

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  • November 5, 2014 Patrick McGarity

    Brunswick vs Olhausen Pool Tables part 2

    The most common question I receive on a daily basis from customers is still "who makes the better pool table Brunswick or Olhausen?"  I attempted to answer this question in my previous blog Olhausen vs Brunswick Pool Tables but since...

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  • May 21, 2014 Patrick McGarity

    Olhausen Nicholas Pool Table Installed

    We just completed a job for a design client in Northern Virginia involving a penthouse delivery of two Olhausen Nicholas Pool Tables.  The Nicholas is exclusive to Robbies Billiards Home & Patio and it looks stunning in this home when...

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  • February 28, 2014 Patrick McGarity

    Pool Table Reviews

    Over the years I have written pool table buyers guides from the perspective of a local family retailer in Maryland since 1954.  The pool table reviews include tables from Brunswick Billiards, Olhausen Billiards, and many other companies and are kept...

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  • December 27, 2013 Patrick McGarity

    Most Popular Game Room Furniture Trends Winter 2013

    The Holiday season is almost over so lets look at the hottest furniture and game room trends for winter 2013. This info is based on actual customer purchases over the holidays, so you will be seeing these in homes around...

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  • November 19, 2012 Patrick McGarity

    Best Selling Pool Tables of 2012

     It has been a great year so far at Robbies with our new "Exclusive Lifetime Guarantee Program" combined with our premium vendors like Brunswick, Olhausen, and Legacy Billiards, especially in the Pool Table category.  Our Kensington Maryland "Design Center" draws...

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  • November 1, 2012 Patrick McGarity

    Best Pool Tables Under $2,000

     Very few new pool tables fall into the highly affordable sub $2,000 price range.  Early in the 2000's oversees manufacturing began to drive down the cost of entry level slate pool tables.  Before 2001 your main option under $2,000 was...

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  • September 27, 2012 Patrick McGarity

    Best Pool Tables for Vacation Homes

     Over the years we have traveled deep into the West Virginia Appalachian mountains and to beach homes on Maryland's Eastern Shore helping customers outfit vacation homes or rental properties.  Other than a Hot Tub, the Pool Table is the ultimate...

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