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Old 07-18-2015, 09:37 PM   #61
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Mine was kind of fun to watch, but you had to block off stairs and stuff and pick everything up. Not really much less work that using a regular vac, I found. And then the battery started lasting only 30 minutes, 20 minutes, 15 minutes, and it went on the shelf until a couple years later I tossed it. That was quite a while ago, maybe they are using better battery technology now.
I bought one and found that oriental rugs and roomba don't like each other. Roomba gets caught in the fringes. After not using it a while tried it in a different room and the battery started its journey to permanently empty.

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Old 07-19-2015, 08:48 AM   #62
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I gave up on my Roomba a few years ago. Now I just use a shopvac. Handles dog hair and sand way better than the little vacs!

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