Shop for used furniture to save money and get quality pieces. Many times you can find furniture, that a person is no longer a need for a great price. You can either shop at used furniture stores, from the newspaper on Craigslist or any other place where people sell furniture they no longer want. If you want to be absolutely sure that you get a piece of furniture with forest management practices in mind, look for FSC certification.Shop around, when you're ready to buy new furniture. You can often find large price differences between shops on the exact same pieces. To ensure you get the best deal for the money, shop at a few different stores to find the best price on the particular piece. Think about your color choices before you go shopping. If you opt for bold colors, you may have problems with that match your design in the future.Measure the doors and Windows to ensure that you can bring new furniture in your home. Use furniture can be a great way for you to go. Just make sure you give it a good inspection before you buy it. Looking for tears in both sides of the cushions, check for damage to the springs, stains and other signs that it has been abused. You never know, you can get three thousand dollar couch for a few hundred dollars.Furniture sellers often work out of Commission. Their desire to make a sale, can sometimes leave you feeling pressured to buy something you really don't want. Be polite, but stand your ground and wait until you find the perfect piece. Stay away from any piece of furniture held together with glue or nails. They will not keep up and a piece that has ends that are joined. In addition, these pieces are much less likely to be able to support the weight, which means that you will not get as much use out of them.