While the cost of the whole room deal may be less than purchasing the pieces separately, it is not a deal if you do not need it. Take you time and mare careful selections rather than being rushed. Brand named furniture is not always the best way to go. Typically, furniture without a brand name is just as good as brand name furniture. The only difference is the price; brand names mean more money. No matter what kind of furniture you decide to purchase, quality should be your number one priority.Do some measurements before you go shopping. If you pick a couch that is going to barely fit in your living room, you're going to have a problem. Make sure you have some measurements of your living spaces so that you can properly gauge whether a furniture piece can fit comfortably in your house. When you decide to purchase used furniture, do not let small scratches scare you away. Usually, these small flaws can easily be fixed from the comfort of your own home.There is nothing worse than buying a new living room suite only to get it home and realize that you don't find it comfortable. If you have a small space, look for furniture that can serve many functions. You often don't have the luxury of multiple furniture pieces in a tiny room, so you need to make the most of your space. Perhaps a day bed is in order. Or a table that can serve as a desk when needed.If you are shorter, test the depth so as not to "flounder" when rising. Try getting your furniture at a thrift store. Most of the time you can find gently used furniture for quite a bit less than if you were to buy it brand new. Even though it's used, they aren't going to sell things that are too beat up which is why it can be beneficial to you to look at a thrift store. Read all color description before buying any furniture from online.