Valentine’s Day may have some of us wishing for our soulmates, unfortunately, fate gives no guarantee if it’s the next guy we meet or girl we woo with flowers. On the other hand, those who are simply dreaming of the day they wouldn’t have to vacuum can expect Walmart to deliver perpetual little helpers in just a few days. With a robot vacuum ready to clean, your floors could be the least of your worries. Right now, you can even bank on up to $171 in savings when you order either Ecovacs’ Deebot 600 or Eufy’s Robovac 25C.
— $229 ($171 off)
The Deebot 600 looks nothing fancier than an oversized hockey puck but Ecovacs sure spruced it up with a couple of tricks hiding under the hood. With the option to interchange its 520-mL dustbin for a water tank, vacuuming will not be the only chore you’ll be ticking off the to-do list as this little droid can also do the mopping for you. Rest assured, it can tackle all kinds of messes stuck on across floor types, be it on carpet or hard floors. And with anti-drop and anti-collision sensors, it will hardly need your supervision to navigate around your home. It even has soft bumpers to protect itself and your furniture on the off-chance it does hit something.
It employs a three-point cleaning system that effectively sweeps, lifts, and vacuums with every pass. The V-shaped main brush works hand in hand with two side brushes on each side to drive dirt toward its cleaning path. You can also choose to customize your clean with three cleaning modes for Auto, Spot, and Edge. On Auto Mode, the Deebot 600 relies completely on its sensors and adopts an efficient back-and-forth motion for an all-around clean. Edge means that the bot sticks to your home’s perimeter while Spot is great if you need it to concentrate on one particular area. There’s also Random mode wherein it’s basically free to roam around your house however it pleases. And if you need twice the suction power for stubborn ground-in dirt, you can simply switch it up to Max mode. However, you’ll be draining its 110-minute battery life faster in exchange for higher power. It’s a fair trade nonetheless as the Deebot 600 only stops cleaning when it’s done with the job or when it needs to recharge itself.
Ecovacs’ Deebot 600 won’t let you down as a mop either as it can get rid of surface stains here and there especially when someone accidentally spills something on the floors. It’s not only willing to clean but also spares your back from dragging down a mop or a vacuum or from crouching down to access hard-to-reach spaces. Atop the droid, you will be able to see if its turned on, connected to Wi-Fi, or if its charging. As to programming, you’ll be very much able to course it through the remote, voice commands with Alexa or Google Assistant, as much as you can do it on your smartphone with the Ecovacs Home app. With high-efficiency filters to boot, you will certainly be able to breathe in clean air without pesky allergens finding their way into your system.
Usually retailing for $400, Walmart gets you the most bang for your buck as its price plummets to a more affordable $229.
— $149 ($100 off)
Another app-controlled robot vacuum worth considering is Eufy’s Robovac 25C if you don’t like hearing the whirring sound of a vacuum. It is 75% quieter than any vacuum as it only produces sound up to 55 decibels which is about the same as a conversation between two people. It will also require zero-attention drop-sensing technology that enables it to avoid falling off the ledge or, worse, a flight of stairs. Sporting a low profile of only 2.85 inches, the Robovac 25C can effortlessly glide under most furniture as well as on carpet and hard floors.
Apart from having a three-point cleaning system with its main brush and side brushes, Eufy’s 25C is also goes through three layers of high-performance filters to ensure nothing escapes its large 0.6-liter dirt bin. While corded uprights are known for having fadeless suction power, this bot at least tries to match up with 1.500 Pa of suction power and BoostIQ technology that increases it depending on the mess. And it does so quietly without any complaint for a span of 100 minutes or until it needs to recharge. To put the cherry on top, you’ ll be able to save on the cost of replacements as it comes with extra brushes and filters.
Ease of use is assured with touch controls, remote, the Eufy Home app, or through Alexa or Google Assistant. You’re basically able to set it up from anywhere once Eufy’s Robovac 25C is in sync with your home network. Eufy did not fail to give you the utmost convenience and consideration in terms of scheduling a clean, monitoring its progress, and securing your bot’s location. To avoid misplacing or getting your bot stuck, it is recommended that you pick up socks, cables, and the like organized. The cable ties provided should come in handy.
Make room for an automated and hands-free clean while Walmart has Eufy’s Robovac 25C on sale for just $149 instead of $249.
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