Things to Consider Before Buying Furniture – Pt. I

custom furniture Austin TXPurchasing a new piece of furniture can be a big investment. The perfect new dining table or coffee table should last for many years, compliment your existing décor, be an appropriate size for your space, and also be functional. Whether you’re seeking a piece of custom furniture in Austin, TX or have your eye on an existing piece, there are some important things to consider before you buy. We gathered a list of questions to ask yourself before purchasing a new piece of furniture.

What is your budget?
As we discussed in a previous post, investing in high-quality furniture is smart because it will last longer. However, if you cannot afford to spend thousands on a custom dining table, keep that in mind and look only within your means.

Does it fit in the room?Measure your room before starting your search for a new piece of furniture. It may seem obvious, but it’s easy to become attached to a beautiful find that is otherwise perfect, thus causing you to overlook issues such as this.

Will it fit through the doorway?
Solid wood furniture can’t be disassembled like store brand furniture. While it may fit in your space, be sure to measure your doorway so you can be sure your new selection will fit through it.