By choosing family friendly furniture, you can help keep your furniture look as good as the day you have bought with very little effort. Look at the legs of any furniture you are considering buying. Those legs must not support weight, they will also be in touch with your floors. If they look like they will harm your floor because of the materials used (such as metal) then you may want to choose a different style.You need to know when it's best to buy furniture. Most industries have a specific time frame where they offer special incentives to encourage consumers to make purchases. Find out when these dates are to find the best deal. If you have little children in your family, do not buy a glass board with cover or edges. Children can be easily hurt by falling or blocked in glass board corners. The glass can also be cut and your children could be seriously injured.If you live, your furniture will not get much use. If you have children, you may need to buy more robust pieces. Those with pet animals should think about fabric styles and colors. Pets are quite common to be shed, and their hair will come on your sofa and your chairs. If you are looking for furniture used, you should look at Craigslist. Many people sell or put furniture used in your area.If you can stay, buy only furniture during the last week of the month. Many companies operate from month to year. They decide to remove certain pieces as a month ends. So, you may be able to score a lot as they are trying to make a way for a new line. Did you know that some holidays can mean better prices on furniture. Try shopping for new furniture around Memorial Day or Veterans Day.