Buying furniture is a big deal, and it's not just about price. It's all about in your home you surround yourself with, and that can affect how you feel emotionally on a daily basis. Really think about what you want your home to be carried, and map out a plan. It will help. Know the space you are shopping for extremely well. It is hard to buy furniture for the room you barely know. If you are not sure about the height of your walls, the other furniture that is in there, and how it all works together, get in the room and spend some time there.Discount stores, wholesalers and liquidators should be on your agenda for shopping. You can find a great list of local merchants over the Internet. After obtaining your list, to visit a few to shop around for the best values. You will be able to get more options and you can also get a better price if you go to a bunch of different stores. When looking for new furniture, it pays to be creative. Maybe your décor was a particular style, but don't feel you have to keep this style.By measurements of both your total room and where a particular piece will go. Take a tape measure to the showroom, just to make sure the specified dimensions are correct. Check the frame the couch before you buy. Look for a Board that is at least an inch thick. You will have a squeaky sofa, if the Board is thinner. Have a seat on the couch, you're looking at and move a bit to see if you can hear any sounds.Furniture looks good on top, but not necessarily underneath. Dry rot and rust are things that happen with old furniture. If you find a piece of furniture that you like, ask if your furniture store offers price matching. This is a great way to save you money while allowing you to remain true to your local furniture store. This will keep your business in your city, which helps grow local businesses.