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Old 05-08-2012, 05:33 PM   #1
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Mint floor cleaner???

Has anybody tried one of these robotic cleaners?

http://mintcleaner.com/products/original-mint/
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I'm skeptical. To get it clean, I need to really bear down when doing the kitchen floor. I don't see how that device could get that kind of pressure.
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I had/have a Roomba. Ok for sweeping but doesn't mop like some of the more current models do. An interesting idea but not really worth it IMO. I spent as much time getting the room ready to be swept and putting everything back as I do when i sweep now so it didn't really save a lot.

It was fun to watch though. The cats didn't like it at all.
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I am wondering if they are better or worse on wood floors, carpets, tiles, vinyl, etc. I would think carpets would be a tougher thing to clean than a smooth floor such as vinyl or tile.
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The Roomba is definitely better on hard surfaces.
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My roomba quit holding a charge and I lost interest in it. Mostly I got tired of pulling dog hair out of the wheels/axles with tweezers all the time.

I really just need a sweeper, not a vacuum or mop, as my floors are all wood and I mop with a big commercial kit fairly infrequently.

I've wondered at times about the roomba dirt dog garage/shop sweeper, but haven't bit the bullet to try it. This mint machine would have the same problem as the swiffer-type thing in my house--too much dog hair!
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Sarah, too bad we cannot come up with something that could stand up to dog chair. Cleanliness and entertainment value for the dogs combined!
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I dream of furniture that hangs from the ceiling and is raised up when we leave the room, preventing them from "hairing" it up, as well as a cyclone wind producing machine that blows the dog hair out of the house!
Or, perhaps, shaving every last one of them down to bare skin.
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I dream of furniture that hangs from the ceiling and is raised up when we leave the room, preventing them from "hairing" it up, as well as a cyclone wind producing machine that blows the dog hair out of the house!
Or, perhaps, shaving every last one of them down to bare skin.
This even comes with dog hair preinstalled:

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