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Thread: Roomba - dog hair problems gone

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    Default Roomba - dog hair problems gone

    I know this a more of a product review (move if need be) but I just wanted to let all of you know that dog hair is no longer a problem in my house! We have 2 black labs who shed a lot. We've had the Roomba pet series robot vacuum from for a couple of weeks now and I couldn't be more pleased so far. It does a great job getting around, in between, and under funiture, wires, you name it. It's pretty neat to see it work. It's quiet too (much, much quieter than a normal vacuum). We run it about 3x per week and are happy.

    Anyway, for those sick of dog hair, it's something to look into for Christams. We'll see how well it holds up but I'm pleased with it so far.
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    Run it in the morning as you leave for work. Very user friendly.
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    Hard floors or carpet?

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    Do they really work?
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    Hardwood floors
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    I've got both carpet and hardwood and it does fine on both and make the transition from one to the other just fine. Stops at stairs so it doesn't tumble. It does really work (at least for the first two weeks) and well worth it. I got mine at Costco for $330. That's the best deal I found on them.

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    I bought one and it is awesome. Being disabled I can't push the vacuum or mop around very easily. Hoping to buy the Scooba in January, does mopping for you.
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    We had one years ago, probably 7-10 years ago, and the dog hair crippled the thing. Apparently they have improved.

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    So I've bumped this thread because I'm seriously considering getting one of these and I know several RTFers have them - what model do you have, how are they holding up? My research shows that the older models had issues with hair tangling them, etc. but the newer one seems to have resolved the issues.

    Also curious how often do you run it? How long does it take to clean a room?

    Lastly, we have multiple levels and was considering also getting a second home base for it, does anyone else have that setup? Keep a home base upstairs, one downstairs and just relocate the Roomba as needed, just curious if it would get confused with multiple home bases? Figured it's cheaper than buying multiple Roombas.

    Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
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