It may be the furniture has been built poorly. The same goes if you feel any tension in the drawer pulled out. It should slide out smoothly. Check the corners of any wooden furniture for how the timber is attached to each other. Piece of furniture should be the quality of so-called "joined wood" where the two pieces are jointed literally about adherence. If instead you are met with nails or glue, look for a better option.The sellers usually just want to sell off the furniture to clear the property for sale. Look at the newspapers for announcements for upcoming auctions. Just make sure that you get your money or checkbook ready when you attend. Remove pieces whenever you get a new piece of furniture. You run a real risk of cluttering your home when you have too many new pieces and subtract nothing. Of course, it's your choice what goes in your home, but you are not going to have too much space if you never get rid of anything.You need to know the type of wood used in a piece of furniture you are considering buying. An item made of particle board, for example, should not command the same price point as something made of solid wood. Although the solid wood will cost more money, they are likely to last many more years than the other trees. Although you may be tempted to buy a big, bold furniture with bright colors or wild, except that for decorative pieces that can easily be moved around.Before buying a piece of furniture, always open drawers and doors. You should not buy a piece of furniture if the drawers open and close all the way equal. Make sure the doors stay open and close properly. You should also look at the knobs or handles to make sure they are attached properly. If you want to buy wooden furniture, look for a quality carpenter. If a piece is glued together, or nails and screws are used to keep the piece of furniture together, it will not last very long.