Since the grip is the only point of contact between you and your paddle it is very important to have a clean grip. You can clean your grip by using a damp microfiber cloth then dry it off using a clean cloth. It is best to replace your grip more often if you are playing multiple times a week.
Beside this, can a pickleball paddle get wet?
It is also not a great idea to submerge your paddle in water or any other liquid. Most paddles have a honeycomb core that could trap water inside of your paddle. The final tip for taking care of your paddle is to be gentle with it.
Herein, how often should you replace pickleball paddles?
A well maintained new paddle for an average user will hold up for 1 to 5 years. Pros, heavy hitters and daily players should make changes at the shorter end of that range.
How long does a pickleball last?
If you are a recreational player or a beginner that only plays a few times per week, you can expect your graphite or composite paddles to last up to three years. This will be the case if you do proper care and maintenance of your equipment.
To clean your paddle we recommend using a slightly damp, lint-free cloth. Avoid using any household cleaners that can leave a sticky residue on your pickleball paddle. These will just accumulate more dirt and grime next time you are on the court.
All Around the Pickleball Paddle (i.e., from just above the handle, all the way around the edge of the pickleball paddle, to the other side that is just above the handle) – To add at least a full ounce of weight to your pickleball paddle, wrap the lead tape around the entire edge of the paddle.
Pickleball paddles range from under $15 for the least expensive wood paddles to $150+ for the top of the line graphite and composite paddles. Mid-priced paddle on the price scale (from around $50-$120): you’ll find many good composite and graphite pickleball paddle options in this price range.
The great thing about pickleball is that it’s non-seasonal. You can play any time of year regardless of outside temperature.