Scooba Isn’t Worth It

So much for the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval, Consumer Reports says Scooba performs exactly how you think it would. Badly.

We like the idea of a robot that mops the floor, especially if it perpetually hovers under our significant other, but according to Consumer Reports you might as well just save your money. Mopping the floor is faster and cheaper than having the Scooba do the work for you.

“At-home testers found it fine with most light dirt, but said it didn’t remove heavier accumulations and wouldn’t fit around the toilet, leaving them to mop the bathrooms.

The bottom line. Don’t toss your mop. It cleans faster and more thoroughly than Scooba, and costs far less.”

Oh well, we’re still dreaming of the day we get our own Rosie from The Jetsons.