iRobot Roomba 980

Roomba 980 Review & Buyers Guide

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This vacuum is actually a robot, so it means that you will never have to do the vacuuming again, and this can be a really great time saving gadget. It is able to navigate itself around the whole of your house by just using sensors, plus, it will provide you with a map that will show you precisely where it has vacuumed. It has a very long running time, and when it does finally run out of charge, it will automatically recharge itself and then get back to work again from the same spot it was previously in.

It is also very powerful and can even be used on pet hair that may be all over your house.  This vacuum is very lightweight, but you probably won’t have to carry it that much as it works all by itself, but it weighs 8.7 pounds. Therefore if you ever do have to pick it up you will feel just how light it is. The dimensions for this vacuum are 13.9 x 13.9 x 3.6 inches.

Pros

You don’t have to vacuum your house at all with this hoover. This is because it will actually do it all for you because it’s a robot vacuum. So you don’t have to do any of the hard work yourself. It is suitable for work on all types of flooring that you may have in your house, from carpet to laminate. Therefore you won’t have the hassle of purchasing more than one vacuum that you can only use on certain types of flooring. To get it to work all that you need to do is simply download an app and then you can control the vacuum from your phone.

With the smartphone control, you are able to schedule when you want it to work, and you can also customize the settings too. It has a very long running time, which means that it is actually able to clean your entire house if you require it to. So you won’t have to end up going over the floors with a different vacuum if it runs out of battery, because this should be enough battery for any type of clean you desire.

Cons

One little con with this vacuum is the fact that you have to charge this up to be able to use it, so you must always remember to recharge it. You may also need to make sure that your smartphone has charge as well to be able to use the app. However, the vacuum can also work with Alexa so you can use the voice control to make it work if your smartphone has no charge.

Who is it Suitable For?

This vacuum is suitable for any type of household, even if you have quite a large family, it will be able to clean up after them. If you do have a large house it will also be able to clean this too, however, you may need to recharge it if your house is really big, because it won’t be able to get around all of the rooms. It is also suitable to use on all types of flooring, and it can easily suck up any pet hairs.

Why did we like It?

We liked this vacuum because you don’t actually have to do anything to get all of your floors clean. This makes it very easy to use and very convenient if you don’t have very much time to always do the vacuuming. Therefore it can really be a great help if it’s extra time that you need.