Are you looking to match a special wooden stain in your home, but have trouble. It can sometimes be difficult to find an exact match. Buying a piece of unfinished furniture and staining yourself is a great solution to this problem. This way you can ensure that all your wood furniture will match exactly. Sometimes a shop will have an item bought but returned and will be available at a discounted price.Continue reading. 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. Pay attention to the legs of the piece of furniture you want to buy. Choose furniture with solid wooden legs. Make sure the legs are firmly connected to the piece of furniture and are not glued.If you are looking at sofas, try to find one that has a fifth leg, located in the middle to get extra stability and support. Although it is good to talk to the sellers in furniture stores, realize and remember that they might not be the best source of advice and information. They may focus on customer service, but only sell them. A real interior planner is someone who can help you find the right furniture for your home.If there are pets around the home you should find out what type of fabrics should be used on your chairs and sofas. Some fabrics will keep more pet hair than others. If you have upholstery that needs to be cleaned properly, consider going with a professional cleaning company. When you choose a cleaning company to look after your upholstery furniture, make sure they don't use products based on detracloride.