How a Robot Vacuum and Mop Can Help Keep Your Indoor Air Clean

The WHO has already pointed out household air pollution issues several times. Half of the world's population experiences the negative effects of indoor air pollution. It is crucial to emphasize the need for improving indoor air quality.

The consequences of inadequate indoor air quality can be severe, but there are various solutions, ranging from basic measures like home ventilation to finding the most suitable vacuum and mop robot for better air quality. However, first, let's focus on how a vacuum and mop robot works to help maintain the floor and air clean.

How a Vacuum And Mop Robot Works

There are multiple factors that can affect the quality of air in your indoor environment. People often carry soil and dust on their clothing and shoes which can settle on the floor and get stirred up when walking around. This can be particularly problematic during this time of the year when pollen is present everywhere and covering outdoor surfaces. To enhance the air quality, it's important to eliminate these contaminants from the floor. You may recall walking into a home that hasn't been cleaned in a while, and seeing particles floating in the sunlight. By vacuuming your home regularly, you can improve this situation. Your robot vacuum cleaner can be useful in achieving this goal. 

For example, DEEBOT X1 OMNI cleaning robot of ECOVACS is equipped with the most advanced all-around cleaning system, taking the excellence of mopping and vacuuming experience to a higher level. Its all-in-one OMNI station enables users to enjoy a totally hands-free cleaning experience. After cleaning, the heating device can quickly dry the mopping pad that has been cleaned to prevent the growth of bacteria and unpleasant smells. Moreover, it utilizes cutting-edge technology for precise cleaning, including AIVI 3D for avoiding obstacles and upgraded TrueMapping technology for precise navigation and mapping. These two technologies are further combined with ECOVACS Home App control system, which can customize your cleaning plans and schedules.

a robot vacuum work on the white tile floor

Vacuum and Mop Robot for Clean Air

Maintaining clean floors, including carpets and mats, is crucial for improving indoor air quality. Carpets, in particular, are often associated with poor indoor air quality due to their tendency to harbor allergens, dust, and pathogens that can lead to health problems like asthma, anxiety, respiratory issues and cognitive effects.

To address this issue, it's important to regularly vacuum and mop floors, especially during periods of poor air circulation like winter. However, not all vacuum and mop robots are created equal, as some can actually worsen indoor air quality by releasing dust and allergens back into the air. Similarly, dirty mops can also reintroduce pathogens onto the floor.
To combat this problem, it's recommended to invest in a high-quality vacuum and mop robot with a HEPA filter, such as the ECOVACS DEEBOT N8+. This innovative product is not only a vacuum cleaner and mop in one, but also uses advanced sensors and smart algorithms to map out an efficient cleaning route and avoid obstacles, making it a stress-free and effective cleaning solution for improving indoor air quality. It also boasts strong suction power to remove dust and dirt particles from carpets, rugs, and hard floors. The suction force pulls in the debris and stores it in a dustbin or bag, preventing the particles from becoming airborne. Its filters could capture smaller particles, such as pet dander and pollen, further reducing the risk of respiratory issues.
a cleaning robot works on the grey carpet

Features to Look for in a Robot Vacuum Cleaner

If you're ready but uncertain about purchasing which robotic vacuum, the following paragraphs can offer assistance. These vacuums have evolved significantly since their inception, initially being viewed as more of a novelty rather than a practical appliance. Recent advancements in technology include self-emptying bases, reducing the need for frequent dustbin emptying, and object recognition which enables the robot vacuum cleaner to identify and avoid obstacles. Given these developments, it is not surprising that more and more people are embracing these helpful little machines in their homes. Here are 5 things you should think about while searching for a vacuum and mop robot for your home.
  1. Size of the home
Before beginning your search for a robot vacuum, it is crucial to consider factors such as the type and thickness of your flooring, as well as whether you have raised pets in your household, because it will decide whether the robot needs to collect pet hair or litter.
  1. Battery life and charging time
A smart robot vacuum with a longer-lasting battery can operate for a prolonged duration without the need for frequent charging, which makes it more convenient and practical to use. Opting for a smart robot vacuum with a dependable battery ensures continuous cleaning and eliminates the need for frequent recharging, thereby enhancing the device's overall efficiency and usability.
  1. Suction power
The effectiveness of cleaning relies heavily on the suction power of the device since it impacts its capacity to eliminate dirt and debris from various surfaces. A device with greater suction power can collect more dust, dirt, and hair from carpets, floors, and other surfaces, resulting in improved cleaning performance.
  1. Navigation and obstacle avoidance
A significant benefit of utilizing a robotic vacuum cleaner is its self-sufficient functionality without manual intervention. This is achievable through sophisticated technologies that enable the device to generate a digital representation of the cleaning space, identifying any obstacles or hindrances that it may encounter.
  1. Noise level
It is crucial to confirm the noise level of a vacuum and mop robot before making a purchase decision. When buying from a physical store, it's advisable to test the device's noise level at its maximum power setting before finalizing the purchase. If you're purchasing online, it's recommended to read reviews from verified buyers to gain insight into the product's noise level. While all vacuum and mop robots produce some level of sound, checking the loudness of various models guarantees that you're not investing in a product that will disturb the peacefulness of your home.

ECOVACS DEEBOT Vacuum Cleaner Robot With Mopping Function

DEEBOT T9 simultaneously sweeps, vacuums and mops your floor to effectively remove stubborn stains off with its advanced OZMO™ Pro. And it's quieter than ever. With a suction power of up to 3,000 Pa, DEEBOT T9 does not leave even the smallest dust or dirt particle behind. With the help of TrueDetect 3D 2.0, it etects objects with high-precision resolution to strategically avoid obstacles and ensure no collision, entanglements or disruptions.


The vacuum and mop robot is a good helper to keep your indoor air clean and ensure your home stays fresh and healthy by efficiently removing dust, dirt, and other debris from your floors. Check out ECOVACS DEEBOT today and experience the benefits of cleaner indoor air!