When buying a new dining room table and chairs, look for solid wood pieces. With these pieces, you can get the table and chairs refinished if they get scratched up. If you can not afford to solid wood, dining room or buy a table pad tablecloth to help protect finish your board. Believe it or not, it is much cheaper to buy furniture at the end of the month. Most furniture companies are making decisions towards the end of the month in which the lines of furniture they will continue to use and will be removed.If you have a lot of furniture to buy, think about whether it would be worth it to you for a credit card from the store of purchase. You can often get a discount that way. However, be careful to only buy what you can afford, and immediately repay the amount on. That way, you will not owe anything. If you are new to buying new furniture because you invested in a home, avoid trendy pieces or those that are too different.You may learn later that kind of style is not something that is still in style and it will be difficult to work with when you get new furniture later. Instead, choose a less prominent styles that are easier to match with furniture you buy later. You'll want to make sure you know how much space you have before buying new furniture. When in a furniture store, it is difficult to measure if the item will fit in your space.Take care of your wooden furniture by dusting the pieces regularly, and avoid subjecting them to direct sunlight. The accumulation of dust can dull the finish, and also direct sunlight fade eventually. Regular dusting with a soft cloth to keep your wood furniture looking like new for years to come. If you are looking for outdoor furniture, August is the best month to buy. Most people think of outdoor furniture in the Spring and Summer, and by August are no longer shopping for it.