(photos: iRobot) iRobot Scooba 390 Floor Washing Robot | US$499.99 | www.irobot.com
we have too many things to attend to and therefore, we tend to neglect the basic chores in our home like vacuuming and mopping the floor. that’s bad because we end up kicking up a pile of dust when comes back home after a hard day’s work. a domestic helper would be nice but if you only need a little help in keeping your floor in pristine condition, perhaps a robot cleaning machine is that you need. well, at least it is a one-time investment and don’t have fork out money on monthly basis or put up with incompetent domestic helper. meet the iRobot Scooba 390 Floor Washing Robot that will solve your floor cleaning issue. it’s a robot cleaner, which needs little introduction but it stands out from the growing number of robot cleaners with features like four-stage cleaning process including prep, wash, scrub and squeegee your floors, removing up to 98% of common household bacteria, separate dirty and clean water tanks ensuring only clean water is used to wash your floor, and works on a variety of hard floor surfaces including tiled floors, linoleum, vinyl, marble, slate, stone and sealed hardwood. the best part about the 390 is, you don’t even need to vacuum (or sweep) your floor before the wash. perfect for lazy bums like us. other features include washing up to 425 square feet per tank, cliff detection sensors, iAdapt Technology, Virtual Wall Technology, and Extended Life Power Management that offers a longer battery life than its predecessors. the iRobot Scooba 390 is available via iRobot for $499.99 each and it won’t argue with you.