How Roomba Finds Its Base: Robot Vacuum Navigation

How does the Roomba robot vacuum find its home base? That’s a super common question that stumps many owners who just got their new robot vacuum. The Roomba, and many other robot vacuums, use various sensors to navigate around your home and find its way back to the charging station, also called the base station … Read more

Can You Move Your Roomba From Floor to Floor?

Robot vacuums, like the Roomba, have become very popular, especially with homes with multiple floors. With this popularity, a new question comes up about if you can move your Roomba from floor to floor. The Roomba can be moved from floor to floor and be picked up while it’s cleaning your floors. Roomba’s can remember … Read more

Can Robot Vacuums Go Over Thresholds and Ramps?

A robot vacuum, such as the iRobot Roomba’s, can go over ramps, inclines, bumps, and other thresholds. The max Roomba threshold is 5/8in or 15.8mm. There exist other robot vacuums that can go over higher thresholds that we’ll talk about along with other tips to try. What Determines The Threshold Of Robot Vacuums? Roomba says … Read more

Can I Use My Roomba in the Garage?

The garage is another floor in your home that often gets no love. The garage floor is also the floor that gets the dirtiest and is often the least cleaned too. So why not use a robot vacuum to clean your garage floor? Can You Use A Robot Vacuum For Your Garage? Yes, a robot … Read more

Do Robot Vacuums Damage Furniture and Floors?

Robot vacuums are a must-have for any home, but some of them do have a dirty secret of not being gentle. The robot vacuums you get today are far better than the ones we had 10 years ago, but many still are not perfect. You still have some that bump into objects to know when … Read more