How to Store a Pool Cue: since the goal is to prevent warping, you must relentlessly store your cue in the full upright position that a cue rack provides when it is not being used in a billiard game. Avoid leaving a cue leaning up against a wall or otherwise unsupported for an extended period of time. Finally, you must always protect your pool cue from any and all external conditions such as extreme temperatures both hot and cold, humidity, and of course, direct sunlight. Follow these few tips for pool cue storage, and your cue will perform better, and last longer. Both are a good thing!