Summary: It's not as efficient as a real human, and misses things that real humans would miss; but if you don't want to be bothered with vacuuming or sweeping daily, it might be something to consider.
Pros: The amount of stuff it picks up (daily) is amazing It was really entertaining to watch for the first time running it
Cons: Noisier than any of us thought it would be (not unbearable) Does a lot of redundant pathing (though the manual says its some patent movement, it doesn't make any sense to our human minds) Has gotten stuck under things (get stuck under some chairs and desks
The world needs to know of the Roomba's greatness.
Al Dente "ALFRED DENTE", Amazon
5 June 2014
Summary: Lets first address the question that we all have asked ourself when contemplating the purchase of a robotic vacuum, "this thing can't actually work, can it?". The definitive answer, without a doubt, is YES IT CAN!!! This Roomba is awesome- plain and simple. Buy it. Just do it.
Excerpt: Roomba has made taking care of my hardwood floors so much easier! Before, I could sweep continuously and it would still be a little dusty. Now that I use the Roomba everyday the amount of dust and allergens has been drastically reduced. I also love using it on my carpets.
Excerpt: I think I mainly enjoy this vacuum because i don't have to physically move around as much. I think it is fun to watch it roam around and clean by itself. However, it doesn't really get everything up out of the carpet.
Excerpt: I would never be able to live without this amazing device that has changed my life from positively hectic to carefree! I am able to relax after work instead of running to sweep my hardwood floors from all of the dust, dirt and grime that gets tracked in and around my home on a daily...
Excerpt: This is a good machine to have a round for everyday dusting and cleaning of both carpeted and wood floors.Maneuverabilityit maneuvers on its ownEase of Maintenanceit is a hassle to clean the ends of the brush where there are grooves especially if hair or lint gets stuck in it; it is easy emptying...