can this roomba go from wood floors onto a .5 inch thick area rug?
After owning a couple of Roombas, this was purchased for my mother, her second one. Roombas are wonderful housekeeping assistants but they required regular care in cleaning them each time, in order to keep them running efficiently. They have lasted me between two and three years each, using it every second or third day. I have not found anyone locally in my town that fixes or refurbishes them, but I have not investigated that further. All that being said, I can't imagine not having one. I have stained concrete floors and cork. There are a few area rugs here and there. Roombas work best on smooth floors or very smooth carpeting. Even a berber can be challenging but it will work on that type of carpet. If you have wood or smooth floors this is ideal. It goes under beds and chairs and places that I would only be cleaning occasionally. I just wish the price was a little more reasonable. Instead of going down in price, they seem to be increasing each time....
iRobot 630 Roomba Vacuuming Robot
This versatile Roomba vacuuming robot provides an easier way to keep your floors and carpets clean. Specially designed to handle pet hair and other fibers with greater ease, this vacuuming robot can clean even the largest areas at the push of a button.
ITEM#: 15266362Specially designed to better handle pet fur, hair and other fibers, this iRobot Roomba 630 Vacuum Cleaning Robot gives you clean floors at the push of a button. Using a three-stage cleaning system, you can clean your floors with ease.
- Dimensions: 17 inches x 18 inches x 5 inches
- Weight: 11 pounds
- One (1) self-charging home base
- One (1) battery charger
- One (1) AeroVac filter
- One (1) auto virtual wall
- Power source: Battery
- Model: iRobot Roomba 630
|Lifestyle||For Pet Owners|
|Energy Star Compliant||Yes|
|Warranty||1 year Manufacturer|
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I have had a roomba in the past and it was wonderful, but this one does not handle hair very well. It stops every few minutes because the front wheel gets hair wrapped around it.Read More
After owning a couple of Roombas, this was purchased for my mother, her second one. Roombas are wonderful housekeeping assistants but they required regular care in cleaning them each time, in order to keep them running efficiently. They have lasted me between two and three years each, using it every second or third day. I have not found anyone locally in my town that fixes or refurbishes them, but I have not investigated that further. All that being said, I can't imagine not having one. I have stained concrete floors and cork. There are a few area rugs here and there. Roombas work best on smooth floors or very smooth carpeting. Even a berber can be challenging but it will work on that type of carpet. If you have wood or smooth floors this is ideal. It goes under beds and chairs and places that I would only be cleaning occasionally. I just wish the price was a little more reasonable. Instead of going down in price, they seem to be increasing each time.Read More
I have a dog and a cat the shed a tremendous amount and I felt like I was vacuuming every day after work. my dog and cat don't mind it at allRead More
If you're looking for a vacuum to get every last particle of dust off your floors, Roomba is a good bet. She really sweeps clean the kitchen, and does a good job on wood floors too. Although she's supposed to maneuver around cords (or spit them out) I have to stow stereo wire on a table otherwise it trips her up and shuts her down. One downside: It's a tad tricky to open the filter housing, and it does need to be emptied every time. (we have pets).Read More
I use this every other day for keeping up with my 3 cats fur that they leave everywhere. Only problem I have is it can't climb and do sofas too!Read More
I love them when they work! But I have been getting some bad Roombas. And they tend to last only a year or so, a few years if you are lucky. They are expensive and mostly worth it - as long as they work and don't go bad on you - or arrive broken. They're perfect, if only they didn't go bad so easily!Read More
I LOVE MY ROOMBA!!!!!! No more cleaning up dog hair or crumbs or pulling furniture out to clean under it. No more dust bunnies in the corners or dusty/hairy baseboards. Life just got a hell of a lot easier. I turn it on when i leave for work in the morning and then walk around barefoot as soon as i come home. The container is easy to empty and so far has not had trouble with capacity. It goes over rugs and pays attention to edges, corners, under furniture, etc. The only thing i have to say about it that could be seen as even slightly negative is that it is sort of loud. However, if you just turn it on as you leave for work that doesn't matter. Also, it docks itself on the charger once it's done!Read More
It really picks up the sand and the pet hair, which is why we got it. It will get stuck in sliding door tracks, and it doesn't get corners which is why 4 of 5 stars. We have 2 big black labs and acreage and this Rumba does help to keep the dirt and hair level manageable.Read More
Questions & Answers
Hello mizamymac, this Roomba Vacuuming Robot shouldn't have a problem cleaning an assortment of rugs. If you have any additional questions please feel free to let us know. Thank you for shopping with us!
How does this product do on hardwood floors and carpet? Will it automatically adjust itself? Also, how well will it do on dog hair?
Hi, meganw2013. Yes, this Roomba automatically adjusts to carpets, hardwood, tile and laminate floors as it moves. It is also specifically designed to effectively handle pet hair. Thank you for your interest. Have a great day.
What is the capacity of the waste holding container?
Hi pc32405, we tried verifying this information with our support team. Unfortunately we were unable to determine the storage capacity for the waste container. We apologize for the inconvenience.
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