You will spend more money frequently replacing cheaply made furniture than you would if you had spent a little more on a quality piece in the beginning. Take into account the condition of furniture before you say yes to it. While used furniture is free, you get what you pay for. You can save money with a used piece of furniture, but it is no bargain if you hate to use it because it is uncomfortable.You will be glad of your decision the time comes to redecorate. If you measure twice or more, you only have to buy once. While it is likely you can return a piece of furniture that doesn't fit, that means moving more furniture than you want to. Know the measurements of both your overall room and where a piece will specifically go. Take a measuring tape to the showroom, just to make sure the listed dimensions are accurate.Measure doors and windows to make sure you can bring new furniture in your home. Avoid high maintenance furniture unless you have the time to take good care of it. If you do not want to constantly clean your furniture, look for pieces with a quality finish. Do not hesitate to purchase some fabric protection so you do not have to worry about stains on your sofa. Before purchasing a new furniture piece, measure the space.Before making a furniture purchase, make sure it will fit the way you want it to. For example, you may really like a couch, but it may not work in your living room. You should make sure you know the measurements of the couch and the measurements of your living room. Watch out for furniture that is poorly made. To ensure that you are purchasing a sofa that will withstand the punishment your family can do to your sofa turn the sofa upside down and look at the structure of the sofa.