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You Can Use One Roomba on Multiple Floor types (Here’s Why!)

Do you have a two-story house? A one-story house with an upstairs? Or maybe you live in a condo or apartment. No matter what type of home you live in, if it has more than one floor, you can probably use the same Roomba on all of them.

How? Because there are many different Roomba models and each one is designed to meet different needs. The same Roomba isn’t going to work for every space. But don’t stress!

There is definitely a Roomba that will work for you. Read on to learn more about which kind of Roomba is best for your home and why…

Which Roomba is best for which type of floor?

There are two main considerations when deciding which Roomba is best for you. The first is what type of flooring you have. The second is the size of the room that you want to clean. Let’s go over the different types of floors first.

Then we’ll talk about the room size. Let’s start with hard floors. Hard floors include tile, laminate, wood, and any other type of floor that isn’t carpet. If you have hard floors, then you’ll likely want to get a Roomba that is specifically designed for hard floors.

Central Vacuum

These models are great for hard floors because they have very little to no suction. This is great because hard floors don’t really require much suction at all. They just need to be vacuumed and they’re good to go. To give you an idea of how little suction is needed, the very first Roombas that were ever released only used 1.5 amps of power.

If you have medium pile carpeting, then you’ll want to get a Roomba with a normal amount of suction. You’ll want to avoid the Roombas designed for hard floors and the Roombas designed for deep pile carpeting. You don’t want a Roomba with too much suction for your carpet because that could cause the suction to pull your carpet up.

That could damage your carpet and cause your vacuum to break down prematurely. That’s why you’ll want to get a Roomba with a normal amount of suction. If you have deep pile carpeting, then you’ll want to get a Roomba with a reduced amount of suction.

The standard amount of suction isn’t enough to pick up everything on deep pile carpeting. That’s why you’ll want to get a Roomba that has a reduced amount of suction. This will allow the Roomba to clean your carpeting thoroughly without damaging it.

Why you can use one Roomba on multiple floor types

A lot of people get confused about which Roomba is best for which floor type. They end up buying a Roomba for each floor type. But you don’t have to do that! You can actually use one Roomba on multiple floors. As long as the Roomba you get has enough power for each floor.

Why can you use one Roomba on multiple floors? Well, as we talked about above, you can use a Roomba with a normal amount of suction on your medium pile carpeting. You can also use a Roomba with reduced suction on your deep pile carpeting.

And you can use a Roomba with no suction at all on your hard floors. As long as you get the right Roomba for each floor type, you can use one vacuum on multiple floor types.

Roombas for Hard Floors

Hard floor Roombas are designed for cleaning hard floors. They don’t have a lot of suction power. Most of them only use a 1.5 amp motor. That’s super low suction. That’s perfect for hard floors because you don’t want the Roomba to suck up your hard floors.

You just want it to be able to pick up dust and dander. Hard floor Roombas are great for picking up dust bunnies and pet hair. They’re not good for picking up large pieces of debris like crumbs or little pieces of paper. Those are best cleaned up with a broom or a handheld vacuum. Hard floor Roombas are best for cleaning small to medium-sized rooms.

Roombas for Medium Pile Carpeting

If you have medium pile carpeting, you’ll want to get a Roomba with normal suction power. You don’t want a Roomba with a reduced suction motor or one with no suction. Those will damage your carpet. You want a Roomba with normal suction.

You’ll want to look for a Roomba with a 3 amp motor. These are the ones that have normal suction. Medium pile carpeting is pretty low-maintenance. You don’t want to vacuum it every single day. But you do want to clean it regularly. A medium pile carpeting Roomba is best for cleaning your carpeting once a week or every two weeks.

Medium pile carpeting looks nice and feels comfortable to walk on. It just needs a little bit of regular cleaning to stay nice and clean. A medium pile carpeting Roomba is best for cleaning small to medium-sized rooms.

Roombas for Deep Pile Carpeting

You’ll want to get a Roomba with reduced suction for your deep pile carpeting. The standard amount of suction isn’t enough to clean deep pile carpeting thoroughly. The standard amount just isn’t powerful enough.

That’s why you need to get a Roomba with a reduced suction motor. A reduced suction motor is less powerful than a normal suction motor but still effective. A reduced suction motor will clean your deep pile carpeting thoroughly without damaging it.

Deep pile carpeting looks nice, feels comfortable to walk on, and catches a fair amount of dirt and grime. But it needs to be cleaned on a regular basis. A deep pile carpeting Roomba is best for cleaning small to medium-sized rooms.

Conclusion

Do you have a two-story house? A one-story house with an upstairs? Or maybe you live in a condo or apartment. No matter what type of home you live in, if it has more than one floor, you can probably use the same Roomba on all of them.

The same Roomba isn’t going to work for every space. But don’t stress! There is definitely a Roomba that will work for you. Now that you know which Roomba is best for which type of floor, you can make a better decision when it comes to buying a new Roomba. Now you can stop stressing and start enjoying a clean home!

Author: Morten Pradsgaard

Morten has been working with technology, IoT, and electronics for over a decade. His passion for technology is reflected in this blog to give you relevant and correct information.

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