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As a new homeowner, I'm always on the lookout for products that make it easier to keep things clean and tidy. After all, time is a valuable resource, and who wants to spend their free time cleaning?
A robotic vacuum has become a staple in my cleaning routine, as the convenience of being able to set and forget it alone makes them a worthwhile purchase. If you've been eyeing a robotic vacuum for yourself, one popular Amazon Canada find is currently on major sale.
What to know at a glance:
Lefant Robot Vacuum M501B is marked down to $160 — that's 43 per cent off
Features double rotating brushes and 3 cleaning modes with low/ medium/high suction levels
Built in anti-collision sensors help avoid hitting and scratching your furniture
120min runtime: vacuum automatically returns to the charging base after full cleaning
Shoppers say this vacuum is effective at reaching hard-to-clean areas, but is prone to "getting stuck"
Save $120: Lefant Robot Vacuum M501B
For a versatile floor cleaner that truly does it all, this Lefant vacuum is tough to beat. It works well on hardwood, carpet and tile to sweep away dust, dirt and crumbs with the touch of a button.
This powerful robot vacuum comes with a convenient handheld remote that lets you select your preferred settings. Using the the Lefantlife app or Alexa and Google Assistant, you can easily control your vacuum to suit your needs, including start and stop cleaning by voice commands. You can even program a dedicated cleaning schedule that fits your lifestyle and won't cause noisy disturbances when you don't want them.
What people are saying
This popular robotic vacuum has been winning over Amazon shoppers thanks to its excellent value and impressive performance that "matches any of the more expensive name brands." It's earned a 4.2-star rating from more than 400 reviewers, receiving top marks for its cleaning abilities and minimal noise.
"For under $200 it cannot be beat," shared one customer, who added that the vacuum is "lightweight, user friendly and does the job."
"Amazing with pet hair," one shopper wrote.
Reviewers say that it works well on a variety of surfaces, including hardwood, laminate and carpet. One major benefit is this vacuum's slim design, which easily fits into hard-to-clean areas, like under the couch and bed.
While shoppers have been impressed by the Lefant vacuum's quiet suction and cleaning power, they do note that it comes with some drawbacks. Despite the anti-collision sensors, reviewers note that it does "get stuck" if you have lots of furniture on the ground, and can be prone to bumping into things.
If you're someone who is tired of vacuuming or can't lift and push your unit anymore, it may be time to give a robotic vacuum a try. The Lefant is a great option for anyone who wants to try robot vacuums without paying a fortune — especially at its current Amazon sale price.
If you do have a room with many obstacles that could get it in the way of cleaning, you may just want to take reviewers' advice and do a quick declutter before running this vacuum.
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.