Veneer is basically made of low-quality wood base covered by a layer of real wood. The cheapest wood furniture you will find are made from resin, plastic and wood residues. You should try looking for furniture, sold by a reputable store. This is due to the well-known stores tend to offer guarantees on their furniture. If something goes wrong within a certain period, they will replace the pieces. Smaller stores are not normally afford these type of guarantees.By acting on these areas, you can get some good quality pieces at fractions of their original prices. Always test the size of the chairs and sofas before you buy. You may not feel comfortable sitting and lounging on the furniture in the store, but go ahead anyway. Sit or lay as you normally would on these pieces before you buy. This ensures the depth is good, and the comfort is there for the different ways you can use it.Inspect all pieces of furniture and detail work to know it's been well designed. Buttons seem safe. Do you look to trim are perfectly tuned. If you notice, that this is not the case, then you look at other furniture. Measure your space before you buy new furniture. When you're in a furniture store, it's hard to gauge if the item will fit into your space. When the furniture is delivered to your home, stuck with it if it does not fit.Measure to start with to prevent this trouble. A fifth leg on your furniture can contribute with its support. Cheap sofas tend to not have this extra weight-bearing leg. If the extra legs are not there, choose a different sofa. After all, you want your furniture to be durable and long lasting, and sofas without this fifth leg will not be. For long-lasting leather furniture to avoid placing it in direct sunlight.