Many times, furniture appears to be in good condition and is not really true. Many old pieces of furniture with rotten or dry rot on them. Look for colors that will still look good in a few years time. Colorful furniture can seem a good idea at the time of your purchase, but you will quickly get sick of it. Look for simple colors that can easily blend in different styles and decorations.Check thoroughly any cushions on the furniture you buy. Cushions should be firm, and have a cover that can be removed to clean. Try to find those with the same fabric on both sides. It will cost a little more than unilateral cushions with support, but will last longer and wear more evenly because you can turn them over every few months. Do not buy large furniture on the trigger of the moment.Some of these products can discolour or completely alter the appearance of the pieces. Invest in some furniture clides. These simple disks you place under furniture legs that make moving furniture much easier. The legs will slide along the floor when they are pushed. If you are trying to do that without gliders, you will eventually scratch your floors. Only a few dollars are considered by these gliders, it is worth doing.The length of cords or wireless connections is also a factor in the size and number of pieces you need. Choose the right fabric for the location and use of your furniture. If furniture is to be put to heavy use and traffic, do not buy expensive or fragile fabric, as you will renew it sooner than you wish. Save these pieces for less popular rooms for guests or show. Although you may be looking for new furniture, do not rule out buying something used.