[How To] Protect Baseboards From Robot Vacuums!

The best way to protect your baseboards from your Roomba or any robot vacuum is to put felt sticky pads on the front bumper, as I’ve done in the picture below. You want to put several felt pads on the front bumper of your robot vacuum. You can put it all the way around the

How Your Roomba Gets Smarter Over Time!

One of the interesting facts about modern Roomba robot vacuum cleaners is that they do get smarter over time and the more you use it. Not only is iRobot, the parent company of Roomba, give you updates to improve them and fix bugs, but the robots with mapping tech will learn your home and figure

[FIX] iRobot Roomba Makes Beeping Sound On Charger

Roomba’s will play songs, speak the problem, beep and flash it’s LED lights at you to communicate and tell you what is wrong. Your Roomba playing 4 notes, or it may sound like 4 beeps, is a sign the battery is low, and it needs to be charged. Most modern Roomba’s will navigate to the

How To Tell Which Roomba You Have

If you’ve ever found yourself puzzled about which Roomba model you own, don’t worry, you’re in good company. I’ve been in that situation too, and I’m here to help. To uncover your Roomba’s true identity, you’ll need to get up close and personal with the little robot. It might sound a tad unusual, but you’ll

[BAD!] The Truth About Cleaning With Baking Soda & Vinegar

You know, I used to swear by the magical cleaning combo of vinegar and baking soda, just like many of us do. It’s a classic belief that’s been handed down through the ages. But here’s the thing: after some digging and a bit of experimentation, I’ve come to see that this dynamic duo might not

[Smart Cleaning] How Robot Mops Navigate Around Carpets and Rugs

Robot vacuums have had their time in the spotlight, but let me tell you, robot mops are making their mark too, and they’re just as fascinating! Some of the latest robot vacuums even come with mopping attachments, showing how seamlessly these technologies are blending. If your home boasts hardwood, tile, or any hard flooring, a

The Best Robot Vacuums WITHOUT Brushes (Beater Bars)

Robot vacuums have revolutionized the way we clean our floors. These nifty gadgets are now the go-to choice for keeping carpets and hard floors spick and span. But here’s a crucial tidbit to remember: not all hard floors are best buddies with beater brushes. Beater brushes are those twirling marvels near the vacuum’s mouth that

How Robot Vacuums Navigate: Mapping, GPS, Cameras & More

Having personally witnessed the rise of Roombas and other robot vacuums, I can vouch for their soaring popularity, and frankly, it’s well-deserved. Their ability to keep floors spotless is nothing short of amazing. But here’s the thing: despite their widespread use, robot vacuums remain a bit of a mystery to many. The way they navigate

How To Reuse Roomba Bags [Simple]

Are you tired of constantly buying expensive Roomba bags? Well, there’s a simple and cost-effective solution to make your Roomba bags reusable! When your robot vacuum bag gets full, you don’t need to go through the hassle of cutting it open or making adjustments that could affect its dust-collecting abilities. Instead, just follow these easy

[DAMAGED] Avoid Wet Floors With Roomba!

Picture this: You’re tempted to let your trusty Roomba tackle a wet mess, but hold that thought! Roombas are fantastic, but they aren’t waterproof superheroes. I’ve learned this the hard way. Attempting a watery mission might leave you with a costly disaster on your hands. Now, you might be eyeing those newer models with mop

Solved: Can You Bring A Roomba On A Plane?

Ah, the NEW-age question: Can I take my trusty robot vacuum with me on a flight? As a seasoned traveler, I get it. Here’s the deal: Most airports are cool with you stashing your robotic sidekick in your carry-on. The batteries? Keep ’em close in your carry-on bag, too. But hold on, it’s not all

My Vacuum Smells Like It’s Burning: Here’s What To Do

If your vacuum cleaner smells like it’s burning, then stop using it, unplug it, and try to find where the smell is coming from. From my experiences, if you detect an odor emanating from the beater bar and suction region at the front, it’s quite likely that your belt or motor is the culprit. Trust

The Loud and Annoying Truth About Vacuum Cleaners

Ever wondered why vacuum cleaners seem to have a vendetta against our eardrums? They do tend to be the noisiest appliances in our homes, don’t they? But fear not, it’s not a conspiracy. Vacuum cleaners are loud for a few reasons. First, they have powerful motors that create suction, and this power comes with noise.

How Roomba Finds Its Base: Robot Vacuum Navigation

Ever wondered how Roomba, the robotic vacuum, finds its way back to its home base? It’s a question many new Roomba owners ponder. These little marvels use a mix of sensors to navigate and locate their charging station, often called the base or dock. Roombas employ various sensors, including light and lasers, to map your

Moving Roomba Floor To Floor Is Fine, Here’s Why

Did you know you can move your Roomba from floor to floor and even pick it up while it’s busy cleaning? These little robots are pretty versatile. They can remember multiple floor layouts, and the best part is they can pick up right where they left off. But before you go moving your Roomba around,

Vacuum vs. Broom – Replacing Your Broom

When it comes to the vacuum cleaner vs. broom debate, it’s a topic that’s gaining attention, especially in the age of minimalism. The simplicity of a broom raises questions about whether a vacuum cleaner is really necessary. In the past, many found vacuum cleaners to be bulky and inconvenient. However, times have changed, and today’s

The Pros & Cons Of Carpet Padding and Why You Should Get It

Walking on a plush carpet with soft padding underneath is like a cozy embrace for your feet – it’s hard to resist that comfort. I understand why homeowners often yearn for it. However, let’s talk about carpet padding. While it’s undeniably delightful, it’s not a one-size-fits-all solution. There are situations where it’s a must-have and

The Reason Why Vacuum Cleaners Have Headlights

Sure, some people might chuckle at the notion of vacuum cleaners sporting headlights, deeming it frivolous. But I’m here to tell you, those little beams of light are no laughing matter. In reality, vacuum cleaner headlights have a purpose beyond mere gimmickry. They shine light at a different angle than your regular overhead fixtures, making

How To Use A Vacuum Cleaner As A Blower

You’ll know your vacuum cleaner can be used as a blower when it has two hose hookups, one for sucking in and the other for blowing out. The regular vacuum cleaners that most people have in their homes are not set up to be blowers which is a shame. But almost every shop vacuum is