Cleaning the house can be a tedious job. Vacuuming, scrubbing, washing dishes and clothes can take hours out of your day. Fortunately, there are many modern appliances household appliances available that can make are lives a whole lot easier : Dishwashers, washing machines, microwave ovens etc can save us valuable time so we can spend more of our lives doing the things we enjoy but fully automated household appliances like a robot mop take the concept a step further.
Cleaning your floor with a standard floor buffer is one way of making them look fresh and clean but involves a bit of toil. Imagine sitting down watching television or playing with your children while a robot mop is busy cleaning or vacuuming your floors. It may seem like a scene from a science fiction movie but it has been a reality for some time now. A robot mop can be bought and let loose in your house to clean your house while you watch in amazement.
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What Is A Robot Mop and Vacuum?
A robot mop is basically exactly what it says. A computerized, robotic mop that you fill with cleaning solution and let it go about its own devices cleaning your floors. Because of the robot mop’s compact size it can get into hard to reach areas such as corners, alongside skirting boards, around your bathroom and underneath furniture with ease.
A robot mop has various settings for sweeping, dry mopping or wet mopping while a combined robot vacuum and mop will also hoover up dust and other domestic rubbish. Once the robot mop has finished cleaning and picked up the debris from your floors you simply take it to the garbage disposal, push a button and empty it without ever having to get your hands dirty.
The wet mopping function is possibly the most advanced feature of a robot mop. High powered jets of cleaning fluid are sprayed onto your floor surfaces and then mopped clean and dry with special pads. Set boundaries for your robot mop via infra red virtual walls to keep it within your specified area and away from areas you don’t want it to venture into.
Robot Mop Technology.
With the advent of smartphones and other innovative technology, it is no longer necessary to even turn your robot mop on. You can fully control most robotic mops via remote control or an app on your smartphone. These appliance specific apps allow to not only control the robot mop but set schedules, check cleaning fluid and water levels and more. You can even control your robot vacuum and mop by speaking to it – full voice operation.
The built in computer has advanced anti collision technology that prevents it running into and damaging your furniture and ant drop sensors prevent the robot mop from falling down sets of stairs. When your robot mop has finished it’s work it will find its way back to its charging dock and turn itself off so as to be fully charged and ready for the next use.
Robot Vacuum and Mop Reviews
You might think that this level of innovation is expensive, but you will be pleasantly surprised. A full featured robot mop can be bought for around the same price as a decent vacuum cleaner but will save you hours of your time. We have tested three highly recommended robot vacuum and mops and we think these are among the best available currently.
Proscenic Robot Vacuum Cleaner with APP
- Multiple Control Methods: There are 4 optional ways to use this robot vacuum. You can make a schedule or start cleaning; Alexa voice; Proscenic APP; remote control and self-buttons on it. You can choose any of them as you like.
- Electric Water Tank Control: Three water penetration speeds (Low, Moderate, High) to meet different kinds of need can sweep and mop the floor at the same time. The robot vacuum cleaner will not ooze when it is stationary, docking, charging or paused; thus, you don't need to worry about leaks when it is not in use. New add a separate dust bin with large capacity,which can be used on carpet or floors that you don't want to wet out.
- Boundary Magnetic Marker Tape Design: Boundary Marker allows you to keep your robot vacuum staying in a certain area, especially for families with a big and complex house.
- Low noise: The noise this robot vacuum makes is very low, compared with other brands. You can even watch TV while it is cleaning. 130 minutes long battery life allows you to clean the whole house after a single charge.
- Worry Free 12-month Warranty,accessories: Proscenic 811GB robot vacuum cleaner, remote control, smart water tank with dust bin, charging base, AC power adapter, cleaning tool, HEPA Filter, 4 side brushes, 2 mopping cloths, 1 separate dust bin (large capacity) and user manual.
This robot mop and vacuum cleaning is both stylish and beautifully engineered. Packed with technology to keep your home clean with no elbow grease and for less than the price of most standard vacuum cleaners, the Proscenic is a great purchase. Highly recommended and 5 star rated .
iRobot Braava 380t Robotic Mop
- Northstar Navigation works like an indoor GPS to clean until the job is done.
- Choose from two modes - dry sweeping or damp mopping
- Use with disposable or microfiber cleaning cloths to pick up daily dirt, dust and hair
- Turbo Charge Cradle recharges Braava in just two hours.
- Sweeps up to 1,000 square feet or mops up to 350 square feet in a single cleaning cycle
- Reusable microfiber cleaning cloths included – one dry sweeping cloth and one damp mopping cloth
One of the most well known and respected makers of the robot mop, iRobot introduce the Braava model. Stylish, futuristic design with an intelligent brain that maps its surroundings earns the iRobot Braava 4 and a half stars out of 5 .
LG Hom-Bot Square Robotic Vacuum with Mop
- Contoured corners and longer side brushes to reach dust in corners
- Revolutionary Dual Eye 2.0 mapping system that learns your home's layout for a precise clean
- Identifies objects to avoid; less bumping into furniture and household items
- Automatically adjusts to all floor types including carpets, hardwoods, ceramic tile, stone and more
- 7 cleaning modes
- Built-in, rechargeable battery with long-lasting 100 minute run time
- Easy to empty and quiet operation
- Includes smart resume function, scheduled cleaning, voice alerts, remote control and a battery charge docking station
- Recognized for its unique, innovative design in Forbes Magazine as "the iPad of robotic vacuums"
Stunning robot mop produced by LG is the last on our list but certainly not least. Many features and clearly the best of our bunch but at a premium price, so the Hom-Bot gets 4 stars .