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Vileda Looper Test: A floor cleaner that makes everyday cleaning easy

Ease of use

Vileda is an everyday in our lab and this time it is the Looper that is available in a quite discreet field. So we suspected the machine would not be the largest. And we had been proper. With simply 1.6kg on the dimensions, Looper is – by far – our lightest floor cleaner

For as soon as, it’s important to assemble the electrical broom earlier than you should utilize it. A cable ought to plug into the connector after which slide into the deal with. This step doesn’t prohibit the person from disassembling the blade later; It simply takes longer.

Both ends must be connected for the broom to work.

Both ends have to be related for the broom to work.

We now fill the 450 ml tank, the place it’s doable so as to add non-foaming detergent in line with Vileda – the Tineco Floor One S5 has a capability of 800 ml. If the looper tank may be very easy to fill, it has no deal with to facilitate its draining. So no slippery fingers!

Vileda Looper: A floor cleaner that makes everyday cleaning easy

All that stays is to connect two microfiber mops to the broom and it is prepared. Then we maintain it and press one of many two buttons on the deal with to show it on. Only one velocity is supplied by the producer, not like Roborock which has supplied two completely different intensities for its Dyad.

Vileda Looper: A floor cleaner that makes everyday cleaning easy

Either means, the wipes begin spinning and all that’s left to do is spray water on the floor. This is the place the second button comes into play. So the broom doesn’t mechanically direct the movement of water; It is as much as the person to do that. It may even be essential to go there with parsimony, as a result of the soil might be soaked shortly.

This is where water is released into the soil.

This is the place water is launched into the soil.

Looper began strolling round our lab. Its motorized head pulls the broom and permits the person to save lots of vitality. It slips simply below furnishings, however proves awkward when requested to show its head. So the transition between two items of furnishings just isn’t easy.

During cleaning, it’s doable to take a break and put the floor cleaner within the parking place. A crucial possibility, and one that we remorse the absence of within the Kärcher FC3 Wireless. It then turns off mechanically, till the on/off button is pressed once more. Finally, on the finish of the washing session, the looper can park on the supplied tray. It was designed to stop the mops from getting moldy, however we nonetheless assume it is best to take away them after every use.

Mop hooks to two red disks.

Mop hooks to 2 purple discs.

Editor's Rating: 3 out of 5

Cleaning

To get a really feel for Looper’s efficiency, we began by making completely different stains on our laboratory floor: oil, soda, carbon black, and lipstick. These stains are left to dry in a single day earlier than we clear them. Then we equip the broom with its mops and fill its tank.

Soda, we’ve got to return twice to remove the much less cussed substance. Oil takes 5, which is a bit disappointing. Looper, however, is depicted eradicating all of the carbon black in lots of spherical journeys. As such, it’s higher than, for instance, the Dreame H11 Max. Now all that’s left is to scrub off the lipstick marks. Unfortunately the decision is last: they’re nonetheless seen after repeated passages of floor cleaners. But let’s be sincere, solely two gadgets bought the job carried out in six spherical journeys: the Kobold Multifunction Cordless Vacuum Cleaner and the Karcher FC7.

Right, our laboratory floor after 20 round trips of the Vileda Looper.

Right, our laboratory floor after 20 spherical journeys of the Vileda Looper.

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