If you need furniture and want to save money, consider shopping at warehouse stores. Most of these stores do charge a membership fee; however, the money you will save will pay for the fee over and over again. These stores carry quality furniture at a fraction of the price of a furniture store. When buying furniture, always try to haggle with the salesperson. While haggling is not generally accepted in most retail industries, the furniture industry is an exception.Coiled springs will create a firm effect. Springs in a zigzag shape will create a softer effect. You should also test the springs by pushing directly on to the base with the cushions removed. The springs should compress and bounce back easily. Avoid the urge to purchase bold colors for expensive pieces of furniture. Although you may be the type of person who loves being bold, it is very likely that you will get sick of the color after a while.Veneers are basically made from a low quality wood base covered in layers of real wood. The cheapest wood furniture you will find is made from resin, plastic and wood scraps. When you see something you like, wait to buy it for at least 24 hours. If it's not the last item in stock, you have the time. You need to go home and see if the piece you're considering would work in your space, and whether you really want to spend the money.Or are you more minimalist, with just a laptop and all-in-one multifunction printer. Length of cords or wireless connections also factor into the size and number of pieces you need. Know the return policy before buying furniture. Lots of things can happen once you get that furniture home. It may not match at all. There may be some sort of issue that occurred during transport. The sizing may be all off.