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Although household chores may not be at the top of everyone’s list of fun activities, there’s no denying the feeling of a freshly cleaned home. If you're looking to achieve a clean space without all the work, one must-have home device makes it easier than ever to keep your home looking its best.
Since bursting onto the scene in 2002, iRobot's Roomba robotic vacuums have changed the way we clean. While the device is normally a pricey investment, right now you can score the top-rated iRobot Roomba 692 Wi-Fi Connected Robot Vacuum for just $249 at Amazon Canada — a savings of 39 per cent.
How does it work?
Consider the iRobot Roomba 692 vacuum your own personal cleaning assistant, since it easily navigates around your home to tidy up your floors and carpets.
Using the iRobot app, you can create a personalized cleaning schedule to have your vacuum clean on its own. Since it's also compatible with Google Home and Amazon Alexa, you can even control the settings and schedule simply by using your voice.
This model features a three stage cleaning system and dual multi-surface brushes to grab dirt from carpets and hard floors, while an edge-sweeping brush takes care of corners and edges. Dirt detect sensors alert your robot about dirtier areas of your home like high-traffic spots, and thoroughly vacuums up dirt, dust, pet hair, and crumbs while you relax.
Once it's done running, simply empty out the dust collection bin and allow the Roomba to return to its charging base ahead of the next cleaning session.
What people are saying
If you're looking to take the work out of vacuuming, shopper agree that the Roomba 692 is a worthwhile investment, especially at its current sale price of just $249.
"This little guy is amazing," shared one reviewer who found that this Roomba "picks up all the hair and dust."
Pet owners were also impressed by this robotic vacuum, with one dog owner sharing that it "literally catches EVERYTHING" and manages to get "into every nook and cranny."
"This thing changes your life," reads one review.
"Just running it daily is such a help," added another.
Unlike some other more expensive iRobot vacuums, the Roomba 692 does not come with advanced mapping features. Some reviewers have found that for that reason, it does result in some snags on things like cords or other small items that may be left on the floor.
Reviewers suggest that this affordable model works best in small spaces, or areas that experience "hardly any clutter."
For an effortless way to ensure that your floors stay clean, a robotic vacuum is the way to go. While many models will set you back hundreds of dollars, the Roomba 692 is a more affordable alternative at its current sale price of $249.
This model is ideal for smaller spaces with a simple layout, and easily picks up crumbs, pet hair, and dust. Shoppers say that it's "a breeze" to set up and start cleaning, however, it may not work well if you often find your floors cluttered with large items.
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.