Prior to buying any piece of furniture with drawers and cabinets, open and close them and check them out. Drawers should slide easily and fit well while hinges should be sturdy and swing open easily. Pull all cabinets open and push them closed. Ensure that no piece sticks or gets loose. Make sure the drawers can remain open without falling out. Your furniture needs to fully meet your needs. Always take loving care of furniture that is made of wood and it will give you many years of satisfaction.Look for simple colors that can easily blend in different styles and decors. Look over the warranty on any prospective furniture purchase very carefully. What may look like adequate coverage at first glance could turn out to be a lot of pomp and circumstance. For example, you want a fabric-guard guarantee that is without limitations and a good warranty on manufacturer's defects. Quality furniture should come with a written promise of excellence and be backed-up with a clear warranty.All sorts of quality furniture can be purchased used, and you can find it at local yard sales, certain discount stores and also in local classified ads. You can always reupholster furniture if needed. This can save you a lot of money. If you are replacing furniture in your living room, choose a color that is neutral, such as tan or black. With neutral furniture, you will be able to adjust the room's mood by swapping accessories and art.You can also change things for just a little bit of money. Consider the other items you already own when you are deciding on what piece of new furniture to select. You need to make sure the new item blends well with the fabric, finish and materials of your existing pieces so that the whole room flows together. Planning ahead can help to avoid bringing home a new item that just does not work in the room.