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I’ve changed a huge step in my weekly cleaning routine – come see what robotic vacuum made sure I was able to reclaim an hour of my schedule and keep my rugs/luxury vinyl plank flooring clean every day.
For years, so many of you who have followed my cleaning schedule have vacuumed and mopped on Thursdays. I’ve followed this too – I’ve said many times that I use Journey to Clean as well because a) it works better than any other cleaning system I’ve found and b) it helps me continue to research the best ways to optimize the system. But recently, I made a huge change to my personal cleaning system…probably the biggest alteration I’ve made in years.
I quit vacuuming and mopping on Thursdays. Probably my most time-consuming daily task just disappeared off of my calendar.
I must say, the change was a bit of an adjustment. I’ve been so used to taking about 45 minutes out of my Thursdays for so long – I kind of had that “what am I supposed to be doing?” feeling when I quit this weekly routine. Before, vacuuming and mopping was an essential (but kind of time-consuming) step in my cleaning system – I couldn’t imagine just wiping that off the to do list. But, believe it or not, I haven’t noticed the difference in my floors and I’ve freed up almost an hour of my schedule to enjoy a little bit of “me time” on Thursdays. It’s incredible to be able to carve time out of your day for you – time is the one thing you can’t buy. However, you can buy products that give you time back, which I am all for!
How did I just cut out a huge part of daily cleaning, you ask? This beauty; that’s how.
I’ve been a huge fan of Ecovacs products for years. I started recommending their products while back when I bought our first one and fell in love with the value vs. the quality. I’m telling you – you’re not going to get a better robotic vacuum for the price than one from Ecovacs. So, when I recently had the chance to try out their new DEEBOT OZMO 950, I jumped at the chance.
I honestly wasn’t expecting the OZMO 950 to allow me to completely eliminate vacuuming and mopping each day. I’ve used a DEEBOT for years to simply maintain our floors on a daily basis, which I thought this one would do as well – but this robotic vacuum not only maintains floors, but keeps them so clean that vacuuming and mopping is no longer required. I was blown away by the results!
The first thing that really impressed me with the DEEBOT OZMO 950 was its ability to map out our home, almost instantly, with its SmartNavi 3.0TM technology. This feature uses laser technology to create a virtual map of your home (and can even map out multiple floors if needed). It remembers this map to allow you to make virtual boundaries for the OZMO, check where your vacuum cleaned during any particular cleaning session, and target specific areas in your home. Warning: watching your vacuum clean so precisely from the Ecovacs app is a little mesmerizing; you might find yourself watching it trace its path on the map! 😉
You can start a cleaning session from the Ecovacs app, even when you’re not home. The DEEBOT OZMO 950 is also compatible with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, letting you start a cleaning session with voice commands.
I think the real game-changer with the OZMO 950 was its ability to mop our LVP flooring. I put the mopping attachment on twice a week to clean the hard flooring in our home. With combined vacuuming and mopping technology, the OZMO 950 has been shown to kill over 99% of bacteria on floors. And if you have a combination of rugs and hard flooring throughout your home, don’t worry about carpeted floors getting wet in the mopping process; the OZMO 950 automatically detects carpeted floors and skips the mopping process on them. How cool is that?! And with three hours of runtime in each charge, even larger homes will get a complete cleaning in one session. Our downstairs is roughly 1600 square feet, and the OZMO 950 cleans it in one session with no problem.
Keeping floors clean as simple as setting up a cleaning schedule in the easy-to-use Ecovacs app. I have our DEEBOT set to run twice a day during the week and once on the weekends – that schedule works best for us. I recommend setting the vacuum up to run while you’re typically not home…this model is very low-profile, so it rarely gets stuck under furniture or needs much babysitting. By the time I get home each morning, our floors are clean and shiny!
Now, let me put in a disclaimer: of course I still use my big vacuum and mop…just only occasionally now. With kids, you have to have a mop around for occasional spills and messes. I still use my vacuum for things that the DEEBOT can’t get to, like stairs and furniture. But they’ve seen so much less use lately! It’s been really nice not having to pull out the big supplies.
Investing in your time is one of the best investments you can make. If I can give myself hours back each week, I’m definitely going to take it. That’s exactly what the DEEBOT OZMO 950 has done. Not only is this robotic vacuum just flat out cool, but it allows me to be incredibly hands-off with my floor cleaning process. Give yourself that gift of reclaimed time too!
Click here for more information about the DEEBOT OZMO 950! You can also see more of my cleaning posts here.
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