How to clean and maintain the robot vacuum cleaner cleanly and simply at home

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Instructions on how to properly clean the robot vacuum cleaner

If your robot vacuum cleaner is slow, loud, and doesn’t clean effectively, chances are you’ve forgotten to clean it regularly.

Especially right after use, you should also check to see if the machine’s side brushes and wheels are not caught in tangled hair or pet hair. If any, it needs to be handled immediately so that the machine operates more smoothly.

Normally, if trash does not stick to it or the dust box is not full, you can periodically clean the robot vacuum cleaner about 1-2 times a week. Below is a simple and effective way to clean the robot vacuum cleaner that you should take note of!

  1. Clean the edge brush

Although the robot vacuum cleaner is smart and cleans well, if fur or tangled hair sticks to the broom’s edge, it becomes completely useless.

Not only does it slow down the rotation speed, but it also causes the motor to heat up, hindering the cleaning process of the machine.

After detangling hair from the brush immediately after finishing work. To clean effectively, you should remove the brush part for easier cleaning.

For robot vacuum cleaners that use brush retaining nuts, you can use a tool to remove them for cleaning! After cleaning, rely on the L-R letters printed on the brush to reattach it to the correct left-right position.

  1. Clean the middle brush

The middle brush is located below the machine so it often gets caught in hair, but it is not as easy to remove as the side brush. You should use scissors or a knife blade to cut hair along each spiral groove on the broom’s body. Then use your hands to remove the hair.

Next, clean the roller with a damp towel, especially the corner areas. After cleaning, put the brush back in the correct position.

  1. Clean the dust box of the robot vacuum cleaner

The dust box and vacuum port are places to store many types of waste and dirt, from large to small.

You should clean this area of the robot vacuum cleaner to remove odors and excess residue that can affect the machine’s ability to work.

How to do: Remove the trash box, throw out trash and dirt, then rinse with clean water. Leave the dust container in a dry place until dry, then reinstall it into the robot.

  1. Clean the sensor of the robot vacuum cleaner

The robot vacuum cleaner’s sensors help recognize directions, map, and avoid collisions with objects in the room. This helps clean up faster and more effectively.

The sensor part of a robot vacuum cleaner is usually designed at the front or bottom of the machine. So within a short time of use, this part gets very dirty, you should also clean it.

How to do: First, find the location of the sensor by reading the user manual that comes with the device.

To safely clean the sensor, you should only use a soft, dry cloth to gently wipe the sensor surface of the device. Do not use wet towels or damp cloths to clean the sensor, because it can cause internal damage.

  1. Check the wheels

When you discover that the vacuum cleaner robot is moving in a strange, slower trajectory, what should you do to check the inner shaft core? You need to remove the wheel of the machine.

Check inside and remove any debris or dirt from the wheel hub. Then clean the wheel thoroughly. Finally, install them back into the machine.

  1. Maintain the filter screen

The filter is one of the important parts of a robot vacuum cleaner, helping to remove bacteria and fine dust in the air.

Therefore, after more than 1 week of operation, you need to clean and maintain the filter mesh. First, remove the filter and use a soft brush to gently sweep the dust out.

If this part is soaked in water or rubbed vigorously, it will be damaged immediately. Therefore, you should only use a damp cloth (wrung out dry) to gently wipe stains or dirt stuck on the filter membrane. Let the filter dry, then reinsert it into the machine.

However, you also need to replace the filter mesh every 6 months because they are heavily soiled and no longer effective in filtering.

  1. Clean the wiping system

With some lines of robot vacuum cleaners, you also need to clean the cleaning system regularly while in use for the machine to work best.

Remember, each water tank should be constantly replaced with new water while in use to avoid dirtying the whole house.

After using, remove the water tank, pour out all the water, and wipe clean. The towels need to be washed and dried. Then, install everything in the correct position.

  1. Use properly

Normally, robot vacuum cleaners can only clean dirt and tiny trash-like debris on the floor.

If there is soy sauce, spilled milk, or “unclean” things on the floor like vomit or pet feces, you should clean it yourself (instead of using a machine). Because it’s not clean, it also causes dirt to “spread” all over the house.

If you find that the robot accidentally cleans up this dirt. Then you should remove the trash tray, brush, wheels… and any other detachable parts to clean and disinfect carefully.

Normally, in these cases, cleaning the robot vacuum cleaner is very difficult and takes a lot of effort. You should not let this happen!

Some notes when cleaning and maintaining robot vacuum cleaners

When cleaning and maintaining the robot vacuum cleaner, you need to keep in mind a few things as follows:

When cleaning the robot vacuum cleaner, you should wear protective gloves and a mask to ensure safety. In addition, you should also clean the robot in a well-ventilated place, away from living areas to ensure dirt and bacteria do not affect your living space.

Do not use detergents to clean the vacuum cleaner robot, it is best to use clean water. If used, you should choose detergents that are not corrosive to electronic items.

When cleaning the robot vacuum cleaner, you should only remove and clean each part, not all at once. To avoid the case of not remembering the installation location, which parts to remove first and which parts to remove later.

All accessories need to be dry and not “waterlogged” to avoid affecting the engine and systems in the machine. Then, check by running a test to see if the robot is working stably or not.

If you want to disinfect, you should use a towel soaked in a small amount of isopropyl alcohol and clean carefully so as not to damage the material on the machine’s surface.

Hopefully, the above sharing will help you in the process of cleaning and maintaining your smart robot vacuum cleaner.

Seeing that, this cleaning job is relatively simple and quick if you have mastered it and apply it every day. Thank you for your interest in following the full article!

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