iRobot Roomba 652 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner Review
Few people enjoy cleaning. It’s stressful, often back-breaking, and can take an annoying amount of time to get done. Sadly, clean surroundings (especially a clean house) are a necessity. And clean houses don’t just happen by themselves, which makes the job of cleaning the ultimate necessary evil. Cleaning floors is another battle in itself. The process of hauling around a broom or mop or dragging around a vacuum cleaner, not to mention the endless stretching, bending over and reaching required to clean tighter corners of the home periodically can sometimes seem like more hassle than its worth. The physical demands aside, the stress of constantly remembering and sticking to a cleaning schedule can be tough.
Some people opt to hire cleaning help, but at a periodic cost. Others can’t afford it and endure the hassle. Fortunately, more and more people are relieving themselves of this hassle by getting the iRobot Roomba 652. The iRobot Roomba acts like a mechanical housekeeper, cleaning and scrubbing surfaces periodically according to its settings. Like the name suggests, it’s literally a robot that goes around by itself cleaning your floors and surfaces. Though it sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie, it is very real and functioning.
iRobot Roomba 652 Video Demo
Schedule when to Clean
Many homeowners find it hard to schedule time to clean their floors, and when they do, they often have to do a quick, rushed job that leaves a lot to be desired. This robot vacuum cleaner comes with preset cleaning functions that can be set for up to seven times a week, ensuring that the floor surface is cleaned every single day. This means that you can sit back and have the Roomba do all the remembering for you. The benefit of outsourcing this responsibility alone is incredible.
It can be programmed to clean as frequently or infrequently as you want, on your schedule by simply setting time and date. The convenience of saved time is remarkable: you can set It to clean and leave it in the room to do its job.
It doesn’t discriminate on floor types either. The Roomba is designed to efficiently clean a wide variety of floor types, so regardless of your floor type, it’s perfect for your cleaning needs.
It’s also best not to constantly watch it work, as you’re likely to get agitated about it missing a spot or two. Eventually, all spots get cleaned in the end, even if it backtracks and cleans the same area more than once. After all, the essence of the Roomba is to take the stress off.
3-stage Cleaning Feature
The Roomba 652 also comes with a three-stage cleaning function which agitates, brushes, then sucks up dirt, hair, and debris. You might have thought that a mechanical cleaning device might not be thorough, but the Roomba is designed to give a thorough, efficient clean, leaving floors sparkling.
It also is very discerning so it can avoid picking up non-dirt objects such as socks. This is perfect for people with pets or children.
With inbuilt sensory function, the Roomba navigates itself around rooms and cleans detected dirt and needs no supervision. You can turn it on and leave it to its work. It is literally a robotic housekeeper that put itself away at the end of the day. This means no more effort on your part. Besides adjusting settings, nothing else needs to be done by the owner.
By its very nature, the iRobot Roomba 652 robot vacuum needs very little human assistance. Besides its sensory function, it also auto-recharges itself, returning to its home base when the battery is low. It has a 3.6’’ profile height; it’s able to go beneath tables, chairs, and sofas, ensuring no dirt gets away. It’s also equipped with cliff sensors, so it’s not in danger of falling down stairs and needing to be replaced constantly.
iRobot Roomba 652: Conclusion
The iRobot Roomba 652 is indeed a wonderful device. The amount of time, money and effort saved is amazing. Weighing in at about ten pounds and having a height of 3.6’’, it’s light and compact. Its independent nature by use of its sensors and self-charging takes a load of care off the user. The charging time of three hours is a bit long though, and like many cleaning devices, it is a bit noisy. It really is your own personal cleaning assistant you pay once and can use for many years to come.
Overall, the iRobot Roomba 652 is a highly recommended buy with a wealth of benefits and not too many downsides. This little robot assistant should be a staple in every home.
|Best of the Best!||Best For Tight Spaces||Budget Pick (< $220)||Vacuum & Mopping||Also Great|
|s9+||11S MAX||11S (Slim)||S5||500|
|Continuous||100 min||100 min||150 min||110 min|
|12.2 x 12.2 x 3.5 in||17.8 x 13.7 x 4.8 in||12.8 x 12.8 x 2.9 in||13.8 x 13.7 x 3.8 in||12.9 x 12.9 x 3.1 in|
|20 pounds||5.73 pounds||5.73 pounds||7 pounds||6.7 ounces|
I live in a remote area with 2 dogs and a toddler. My tile floors are a mess all the time and I have been using my stick vacuum cleaner to clean these messes on a daily basis. I bought the Roomba 652 to help clean my floors automatically. Till now this 652 model didn’t disappoint me. It picks up all the dust, dirt, and debris from the floors.
It does a great job following the walls and cleaning the edges. It moves from chair to table, over the low-piled carpet without a problem. I would say charging takes a bit of time, 3 hours, but when you do that over night there won’t be any problem.
Using this iRobot Roomba 652 is really easy. You just press the “clean” button and off it goes, cleaning your floors in a zigzag pattern. I did, however, take away a lot of small objects, like socks and toys used by my little boy.
On the downside, this Roomba model is a bit loud. Now super noisy, but you definitely hear it coming. Also, it takes several minutes for the 652 to return to its charging station, which is a bit odd. You can schedule the robot to clean 7 times a week, but I didn’t use that feature yet.
I just let this robot vacuum run during the day and it works pretty well for me so far. My floors are cleaner without much effort from me. I empty the dustbin, which is easy to do, and the Roomba 652 will make sure your floors are not dirty! How easy is that!
And did I tell you my dogs love this little machine? Maybe I should record a video 🙂
I bought my first Roomba 10 years ago and it was time to buy a new one. I chose the iRobot Roomba 652 as it is an affordable option out of the many models available online.
Compared to the older Roomba model, this thing is a beast. It runs over my rugs like it doesn’t exist. It does a much better job than my older Roomba. It automatically returns to the docking station when the battery levels are low, which is also super convenient.
It goes into edges and along the walls to pick up the dust and debris. Nothing is safe anymore! When I looked at the dustbin for the first text, I was shocked how much dirt the Roomba 652 could pick up. This unit is able to notice walls and other objects, so scuff marks and damaged veneers are something from the past. The robot will slow down and your home and furniture are safe.
The Roomba 652 will normally stop cleaning after an hour or so. Enough time to clean a couple of rooms and if you want it to continue cleaning you just press the “Clean” button once more. Using this 652 model, your home will look and feel much cleaner. As said, you will be surprised how much dirt it will collect. Before using, make sure you take away any small obstacles in the room.
This by itself, will make your room feel less cluttered, which is a positive aspect as well. This Roomba 652 robot vacuum cleaner and our older models gave us so much more free time, that we can’t think of living without a robotic vacuum cleaner anymore. We truly recommend investing in a machine like this!