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Between work, spending time with your family (in real life or virtually) and taking a few moments for yourself, it can be hard to find a spare minute to clean your home. If you’ve been in need of an extra hand, a robot vacuum that cleans around your house for you might just be your new favorite piece of tech.
We are fans of virtually any gadget that makes our lives easier, and the Ecovacs DEEBOT 500 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner does just that. And the best part is, it’s currently on sale on Amazon. Originally retailing for $279.99, you can snag it today for just $159.99. If you do the math, that’s 43 percent in savings!
Deemed an “Amazon’s Choice” product, this vacuum cleaner is designed to tackle almost any mess your floors encounter, and with its max mode setting, you can amp up the “suction power by up to 2X for particularly troublesome messes.”
With two side brushes, a main brush and an anti-drop sensor, you can feel confident that this vacuum actually sucks up dirt instead of just spreading it around. It also has an anti-collision sensor (and protective bumpers) so you won’t hear it banging into any of your walls or furniture.
Shop: Ecovacs DEEBOT 500 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner, $159.99 (orig. $279.99)
We love this product for a few reasons, but its 110-minute battery life is at the top of our list. When it needs to return to its charging station, this vacuum does so automatically so you don’t have to worry about tracking it down and plugging it in yourself. And cleaning it out is a breeze thanks to its “easy-to-empty” dustbin.
The DEEBOT is tech-savvy, too. It can be controlled from your smartphone, and it works with Alexa and Google Assistant to handle voice commands. With just the sound of your voice, you can command the vacuum to do almost everything, including scheduling when the vacuum should clean, receive cleaning updates and more.
With over 3,500 ratings and a 4.1 out of 5-star rating on Amazon, customers rave about this robot vacuum. One happy user shared, “It works very quietly and has very strong cleaning power. I have a long hair cat at home and… when I started using this one, I noticed how fast it can vacuum all the hair on the floor. Definitely worth buying!”
However, some users did mention that the vacuum had some trouble getting around their homes. For example, if you have multiple rugs in one room that are all different textures and thicknesses, you may want to handle cleaning that space the old-fashioned way. After all, this model can only navigate over “doorsills and carpets up to 14 mm.”
The Roomba from iRobot is probably the most recognized model of all brands and has tons of positive reviews, but it will set you back over $260. The iRobot is also Wi-Fi enabled and has a battery life of 90 minutes (20 minutes less than the DEEBOT). Like the Ecovacs model, the Eufy Anker option is currently on sale on Amazon for under $160 and comes in both white and black styles.
If you liked this story, you might like to read about natural cleaning brand Puracy.
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