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If You Buy One Thing Today, Make It This Relationship-Saving Robot Vacuum

Illustration: Pedro Nekoi

In 2019, Strategist writer Liza Corsillo wrote about how buying the Eufy RoboVac 11S helped her and then boyfriend stop fighting about household chores. Today, that exact robot vacuum is on sale for $130 and the pair is engaged. Coincidence? Most likely. But Corsillo gives the vacuum a lot of credit for eliminating the need for their “stupidest fights.” As she writes:

Since buying it my partner and I haven’t fought once about vacuuming — something neither of us liked doing before. Now, I love vacuuming. My apartment stays clean with less effort and less stress. I no longer have to bend over to clean under my furniture since it fits easily under most couches and dressers. And if you came over to my place right now, I would confidently invite you to check for dust bunnies under my bed. I joke that this vacuum is like another pet — my sweet round boy — but I also stare at it with non-ironic love as it whizzes across the carpet and inhales a pile of crumbs. It’s definitely made my life easier, and our life as a couple happier.

Many truly excellent robot vacuums can cost half a grand, easy. That means even at the full $220 price, the decent Eufy RoboVac 11S Robot Vacuum is relatively affordable. This Amazon Prime Day deal brings the vacuum down almost a full Benjamin to $130, the cheapest it’s ever been. Considering that the cost of saving your relationship is basically priceless, that’s money well spent.

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