THE RISING cost of living has made it harder for many Americans to make ends meet, forcing some to take on more work.
Whether you’re working more or not, when it comes to looking after the home, there’s often a need for gadgets that will make cleaning up easier.
Amazon is trying to take some of the pressure off busy individuals and families, by offering up a nifty vacuum that keeps the floor clean all on its own.
It’s called the Robot Vacuum and Mop Combo and it comes with a host of features that make it very high-tech.
However, best of all may be the price. Normally retailing for $404, it’s currently being offered at a deal $179. That’s a saving of 55 percent.
According to the description details, it works best on hard floors, including wood and tile, and on low pile carpet as well.
The robot vacuum cleaner has an overall rating of 4.3 out of 5 on Amazon’s website.
According to nearly 3,000 reviews, the vacuum scored 4.8 out of five for its remote control function, 4.7 for value for money, 4.7 for easy use, and 4.5 for suction power.
There are a multitude of features the vacuum comes equipped with according to the product details listed.
For starters, the vacuum is a two-in-one vacuum and cleaner. The product is described as being able to remove dust, paper scraps, and other garbage.
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It also has a wet mop function that makes it work well on all types of hard floors, including laminates, parquet, and granite.
The voice control and app feature allows you to schedule when you want it to clean your floors by using the Tuya Smart App.
It’s also compatible with Alexa and Google Assistant, allowing users to make the robot start and stop cleaning using voice commands.
The vacuum also has intelligence obstacle avoidance. This feature has 3-D capability to avoid bumping into furniture, walls, and stairs.
It has 100 minutes of runtime and is self-charging as well as four modes to meet various cleaning requirements.
There’s also reportedly a strong suction feature that prevents it from becoming clogged due to human or pet hair.
Reviews of the item were largely positive. One reviewer said: “I love it. Absolutely love it. We have a giant dog, a cat, and two toddlers. It’s brought my cleaning load down tremendously.”
Another poster asked if it works independently of the app feature. The response was: “Yes it works without the app. You can use the remote control.”
One other asked how to clean the mop device. The response was: “Simply remove the pad from the mopping board. No damage will be done to the mop pad. Just wash it with water.”
The robot vacuum also has options for a two-year warranty for $21.99 and a three-year warranty for $28.99.
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