Don’t Put Off a New Dining Room Set—Here’s Why


Is your dining room set worn out? Maybe it simply doesn’t meet your needs any longer. In either case, making a large purchase such as a new matched dining room set is not something to be taken lightly. Purchasing new dining room furniture can be quite the investment, one that many people put off far too long. There are some very good reasons you should not put off buying your next dining room set. 

Considering space, size, and growing families

If you have moved to a new home, your dining room set may be too large for your new dining room. If you have a growing family, adding table and seating space could be really important, and might not be able to wait any longer. When your dining room needs change, don’t put off getting your new dining room furniture simply because of price.

Worn or rickety dining room sets

If your dining room set is at the end of its life, you shouldn’t try to make it last forever. While some antique furniture can seemingly last forever, most dining room furniture has to be replaced periodically. If your table or chairs pose a threat for injury, you should replace it right away. Chairs that rock on their warped legs or tables that creak when weight is placed on them really should be replaced immediately to avoid injury of your family or guests.

If your dining table is still in good condition but the chairs are falling apart, you can purchase just new dining chairs or a dining bench to add more place settings. Dining chairs often wear out faster than the dining tables that match them. A broken chair could cause significant injury if it gives way while someone is seated. If you can’t find chairs that match your table, you might consider buying an entirely new dining room set.

Cheap dining room sets that aren’t made cheap

Although any furniture purchase should be seen as an investment in your home and family, you don’t have to pay a fortune to get a good quality dining set. There are many opportunities for retail sales, such as Memorial Day, Labor Day, and Black Friday, among others. You can also find furniture on sale during predictable seasons, usually in January or July before the new furniture collections hit the market.

Most importantly, you can save the most money on your next dining room furniture set online. Online stores offer dining table sets up to 40% off on a daily basis. They also offer additional discounts and sales just as the brick and mortar furniture stores in order to compete fairly. 

Online furniture stores also maintain clearance inventory much longer than your local furniture stores. They have more warehouse space than local furniture retailers, allowing them to continue to drop prices while still offering the previous season’s offerings. While it may be tempting to get the latest and most fashionable dining room sets, purchasing one from the previous season can be just as beneficial. Remember that these dining room sets are expected to last for a long time, which means that the previous season isn’t necessarily out of style.