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Robot vacuum's anyone?

FLmom

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We have been tossing around the idea of getting one but just thinking that it may not be able to handle the pepper skins and other things kai gets on the floors. Our regular dyson s have trouble with getting jammed from all the red pepper skins on the floor. So anyone here have any experience with robot vaccums and parrot messes?

TIA from kai and fam
 

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kayosa

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I have Roo, Aka a Rumba vacuum. Works really well for our messes, but I’m not sure about pepper skins.
Roo gets stuck on the chairs, sometimes between the Persian rug and fire place stones. It chirps for help and turns off until you move it and turn it back on.
Roo also goes back to its charger when it’s battery is low and chirps that it’s finished. Roo works very hard and is a good little robot.
 

NightOwls

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I hardly use my robotic vacuum cause it freaks my conure out...

I think mine would get stuck on some of the bigger discards.

I usually just sweep the big stuff up before vacuuming.
 

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My Lidar Deebot 901 robot vacuum does the main areas of the house mostly fine and I have a Shark Cordless and several large Upright and canister Royal vacuums for the big deep clean days which are few. The Deebot makes a map of every room in the house then automatically follows the maps it made to clean every area. It can restart cleaning where it left off if the battery goes dead and you can set a cleaning schedule and pick areas to redo if needed later. I starts by doing the corners of a room map then does straight lines to clean the rest of the room then moves to the next and starts over till it's done or dead. It automatically goes back to the charger when done or if it dies it goes home to charge and then restarts where it left off. It can get stuck on cords and tight spots but we have cleaned most of that up so most days it's charging when I get up and most of the daily mess is gone. I empty the small dust bin daily but some of the robots have much bigger bins and a similar mapping system with side brushes and a small main brush underneath. I have medium pile carpet and it does well here. My cordless gets the touch up work around Dobbys cage and favorite spots and I have no go boxes around his cage area and places it always gets stuck on. You can do everything with your phone or tablet and it has kept our floors looking like we care every morning till Dobby get released and trashes them again.
 

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I have 2 lovebirds, and had my LG robot for 7 years. Now I have the iRobot (Roomba e5). And it is great! My boys shred a lot of paper, toss their veggies, and the robot picks it all up. I would definitely recommend looking in to it!
 

FLmom

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Thanks for all the input I appreciate the recommendations. Still thinking about it. It’s an expensive investment but if it works as it’s supposed to it will be well worth it. I’m a bit OCD with my floors
 

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Thanks for all the input I appreciate the recommendations. Still thinking about it. It’s an expensive investment but if it works as it’s supposed to it will be well worth it. I’m a bit OCD with my floors
Watch for sales on refurbished and new models on places like Woot.com , eBay, and Amazon. My vacuum was normally around 400 bucks and I got a new one for 179 with a 1 year warranty that they actually honored and fixed a problem with free shipping in less then two weeks turn around.
 
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