The rise of cleaning robots has been a godsend to both the house-proud and the work-shy. Domestic chores can be handed over to these smart machines, leaving you time for more important tasks, such as watching Game of Thrones and eating crisps. You can now find robots to mop your floors, unclog your gutters and more – here’s our pick of some of the best.
Released in 2014 to great acclaim, this machine means that you can get up, go to work, and on the way use your smart phone to schedule the cleaner to start vacuuming. A panoramic camera helps it track its position, ensuring it doesn’t miss a spot, plus the tank tracks means that it can even roll over small obstacles. Dyson claims it also offers the most powerful suction of any robot vacuum cleaner on the market.
Ideal for tile, vinyl, hardwood and laminate surfaces, this handy helper will soon have your floor gleaming. An internal navigation system tells it where its been and where it has to go, and sensors keep it from falling downstairs or getting caught up in rugs. It’s truly top of the mops.
Clearing out gutters is a dirty, and potentially perilous job. So why not delegate to a robot expert? With a high-speed, four-stage sweeper and scraper – operated by remote control – this machine chews through the toughest of wet leaf clogs, clearing a 30-foot length of gutter in five minutes.
“Oh good, it’s time to clean the cat’s litter tray,” said no one, ever. Well, now you can wave goodbye to this task, thanks to this neat gadget. Once your cat enters the private globe litter chamber, a seven minute timer starts. When the seven minutes are up, a cleaning cycle begins, and the Litter Robot rotates, sifting out waste into a drawer that you can line with a bin bag.
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