# Your question: How long does it take for a Roomba to clean your house?

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But what’s the catch? How long does it take a Roomba to clean a room? A fully charged Roomba can take about 60 minutes to 2 hours to clean a room size of approximately 2,000 square feet. Factors like Wi-Fi connection, floor type, and Roomba type cause the difference in cleaning times.

## Why does Roomba take so long to clean?

Open areas, however, are likely vacuumed once (or perhaps not at all) since the robot travels in a straight line until it detects something in its path. … These machines take a long time to run, too, roughly three times as long as the most advanced robot vacuums need to attack the same area.

## Does Roomba know when room is clean?

A Roomba contains both infrared sensors and photocell sensors, which work in combination to clean a room. The infrared sensor at the very front of the Roomba allows the vacuum to bounce light off an object to detect its presence, even if it’s cleaning after dark and there’s limited natural light.

## How long does it take Roomba to clean a bedroom?

After the Roomba has completed cleaning each area as designated by a VWLH, the VWLH guides Roomba back to its home base. (Note: Maximum cleaning time per room is 25 minutes.)

## Can I pick up my Roomba and move it to another room?

If you pick up Roomba and manually move it to another location, it may have difficulty finding its Home Base. For best results, allow Roomba to complete its cleaning cycle without interruption. to ensure the Home Base has been installed in an optimal location.

## How fast does a Roomba go?

The Roomba 5xx actually has three speeds. There’s normal, which is about a foot per second. Then there’s the low speed when it detects an obstacle (whether it’s a real one or dust on the bumper sensors). It also has a crawl speed for the last few inches when docking.

## How long does a Roomba take to vacuum?

Once the Roomba returns to home base, the cleaning cycle has been completed and your floor has been vacuumed. This process usually takes 25 minutes for an average size room, but can take more or less depending on the size and shape of the room you are cleaning.

## Will my Roomba stop on its own?

Once it has cleaned the mapped out area, the robot stops autonomously and goes back to its charging dock.

## Are roombas worth the money?

The iRobot Roomba robot vacuums are absolutely worth it for most people. They clean hardwood, vinyl, laminate, ceramic, tile, and carpet floors with the simple push of a button. You don’t even have to be home in order for your floors to get clean.