We live in a tech savvy age where very little is done offline anymore. The Internet has connected us to the rest of the world and made it easier to take care of all our shopping needs. With so many online retailers literally offering us anything and everything we could possibly want, it's not difficult to understand why so many of us prefer to shop online. Many of us already shop for clothing online, so it makes sense that we would want to indulge in shopping adventures for the rest of our home. Purchasing home furniture can be a breeze when you opt to do so online. The most obvious reason is convenience. We all live busy lives and trekking to a store is not always easy. It requires a mode of transportation, potentially gas money if you drive, and a wealth of other people in the store to deal with. If you only have time on the weekend, it might be awhile before a sales associate can even help you. The beauty of the online retailer is that they are there 24/7. If you can only find time at 2 am, there's nothing to worry about!Online furniture retailers also offer an enormous selection. From dining room furniture to curio cabinets, you can find just about anything to furnish your home with. A physical store may be limited to only a set number of style options because they're probably paying for a much smaller warehouse. Not only do they have the cost of the warehouse, they have to pay for the store itself and its employees. But an online retailer doesn't have a store to worry about and the number of employees is significantly smaller. So they can actually afford to own larger or several more warehouses full of a great selection. This also contributes to the reason for lower prices. Often times online retailers can offer better discounts on the same or similar furniture you would find at a store. Whether you're buying a small DVD storage cabinet or an entire patio furniture set, you never have to worry about playing Tetris with the trunk of your car. Nor do you have to worry about renting a larger van. Delivery can be quickly set up when it's most convenient for you. And naturally you can leave the heavy lifting to the deliverymen. Your back will appreciate it. But if the cost of shipping worries you, remember that many retailers will offer free shipping on orders over a certain amount. So if you're ordering an entire bedroom set, the chances of paying delivery are slim.With more competitive prices and ultimate convenience, buying furniture online makes sense. You can still find quality brands and a large selection, all with the click of a mouse.