You may want the moment you see it, but with a little patience you can save money on your purchase. Before buying a piece of furniture, always open drawers and doors. You should not buy a piece of furniture if the drawers open and close all the way equal. Make sure the doors stay open and close properly. You should also look at the knobs or handles to make sure they are attached properly.wood furniture is perhaps the most popular type of furniture. If you decide anything from wood, however, there are some things you should look for to ensure that you get good quality. Run your hand over the furniture and make sure it is smooth. Look for any defects as well. Before replacement of furniture, measure the spot. When buying a bed, table or sofa, you need to make sure that it will fit in the space.If you can wait, just buy furniture during the last week of the month. Many companies operate from one month to another. They decided to remove certain pieces as one month ends. So, you may be able to score a lot because they are trying to make room for a new line. Look for the type of furniture that has legs. Should not be glued or nailed into place.What looks good from the outside, can be a pretty bad on further examination. Flip the furniture over. Look at the joints. Judge condition of fabric, wood, metals used. Furniture often used in "as-is" buy, it's up to you to do the work in advance of your purchase. Consider your local scratch and dent store for your next furniture purchase. The shops often have a brand new pieces with minor cosmetic damage.