Whatever your situation, if you don’t live alone, these last nine months have been a master class in negotiating shared living space. Not only are we spending close to every hour of the day together, but our homes are getting messier much faster. And winter, with all of its forced time indoors, will only make the situation worse. If you want to keep your home clean and tension-free (as much as possible), we recommend investing in a robovac.
Today the Eufy BoostIQ RoboVac 11S is the cheapest we’ve ever seen it and depending on where you live it will still arrive before Christmas. It has chunky, pressure-sensitive wheels, so it can roll over uneven surfaces like a tiny off-roading tank. It can tell if it’s on a carpet or a hard surface and adjust for the difference. And if it gets stuck somewhere, it lets out a series of alert beeps to help you find and rescue it. If no one comes, it eventually turns itself off.
My fiancé and I bought one a little over a year ago, at a point when our bickering was making me think it was time to seek professional help, and it made an immediate difference — both in our relationship and the condition of our floors. I love it so much I will sometimes just stare at it as it devours dust and crumbs. We barely fight about chores anymore, and my apartment has never been cleaner, which makes me happier to spend time. And that’s a truly good thing, because right now, none of us have much of a choice.
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