Robotic vacuum cleaners make cleaning a home very easy. However, the kind of experience you get from your robot really depends on the choices you make when buying. Remember that there are so many brands and models today and they keep getting better, hence the newer the model the more it can do and the more the convenience it offers you. If you have finally decided to get your home a robotic vacuum cleaner, here are a few things that you should have in mind as you start shopping.
Hard to clean areas
One of the conveniences you are probably looking for is to be able to clean those areas that give you problems when cleaning your home such as far corners. Can it reach such areas? What sweeping or mopping technology is in place to make sure that it manages to extend the cleaning to such areas? Robotic vacuum cleaners that have side brushes or cleaning technologies that ensure that the corners and other problematic areas are not overlooked are better choices. They give you the assurance that no area has been left untouched.
If there is a tedious task when cleaning your home, then it is the task of moving heavy furniture so you can clean under them. Even when using a hand mop or vacuum, reaching under the furniture can be difficult and you must move your furniture for a thorough clean. However a good robotic vacuum cleaner can save you from all the bending and lifting. When choosing look for a unit that has a slim design that makes it easy for it to go underneath your heavy furniture including those that are fixed. When you have such a slim design complete with sensors, you know that every area will be cleaned and you won’t have to go back bending and moving furniture to clean out these areas.
It is very common to have a home whose floors vary from one room to another. The truth is that kitchen floors tend to be different from living room floors. If you designed the house yourself, you might have selected different floors for different rooms too. You could also have different types of carpets in your home. So, the question when buying a robotic vacuum cleaner is whether it can handle all the floors and still offer excellent cleaning results. The truth is that when you are careful in selecting, you will find models that are safe for use on any given floor surface and even carpets. Such a unit automatically changes the cleaning mode to match the floor type, hence you are sure that you will have uniform results for all your floor types.
Most robotic vacuum cleaners sweep your floors, meaning that you might need to go back and take care of stains on the floor after the dirt, dust and pet hair has been removed from the unit. However, you can get a robotic vacuum cleaner that sweeps and mops your floors at the same time. Consider such features to enjoy better convenience.