Roborock doesn’t recommend using a cleaning solution other than their official one to avoid bubble formation that may block the robot’s filter.
However, you can use water in the robot water tank (allowed by Roborock, too) if you don’t have a cleaning solution for the time being.
Alternatively, you can use Vinegar/Bona/iRobot cleaning products at your own risk.
Continue reading for a detailed guide on the Roborock cleaning solution alternatives.
- 👉What Solution Can You Use For Roborock?
- 🎯What You Should Not Use As A Roborock Cleaning Solution Alternative?
- 🤔What Are Roborock Cleaning Solution Ingredients?
- 💡Roborock Cleaning Solution: FAQs
👉What Solution Can You Use For Roborock?
Using any cleaning solution other than Roborock’s can void the warranty. If the Roborock cleaning solution is unavailable, use water because:
We’ve found a list of alternatives that have worked wonders for others, but we recommend you use them in your Roborock vac at your own risk.
|Roborock Solution Alternative
|Risks to use
|Water and Vinegar
|Don’t use it on wood floors; use sparingly.
|Bona/Bissell Cleaning Solution
|The dilute solution can cause “detergent damage” and harm the machine’s internals.
|iRobot Cleaning Solution
|Continuous use for a long time may lead to gumming/oxidation and corrosion.
💦Alternative #1: Water And Vinegar
🧼Alternative #2: Bona/Bissell Cleaning Solution
🍶Alternative #3: iRobot Cleaning Solution
Also Read: Can You Use Fabuloso On Wood Floors?
🎯What You Should Not Use As A Roborock Cleaning Solution Alternative?
Although any Roborock cleaning solution alternative has a risk of excessive bubbling and voiding warranty, some claimed alternatives have shown drastic results.
|Can damage the machine
|Cause suds, leading to robot malfunction
|Without proper dilution, it may leave residue on the floors or carpets and damage the robot internally.
Also Read: Tineco Cleaning Solution Alternatives
🤔What Are Roborock Cleaning Solution Ingredients?
Roborock uses environmentally friendly ingredients (no dyes, phosphates, and heavy metals) which are safe for pets and kids. They recommend using the Roborock cleaning solution in a 1:300 dilution ratio.
Roborock Cleaning Solution contains the following:
Isothiazolinones give biocidal properties to the Roborock. Surfactants help in removing harsh dirt stains and grease-like materials easily.
Compare Roborock cleaning solution’s ingredients with other solutions and pick the one that suits your needs.
💡Roborock Cleaning Solution: FAQs
Where to buy a Roborock Cleaning Solution?
Can you use just water in Roborock?
Yes, you can use just clean water in Roborock, but using a cap full of Roborock cleaning solution in the water tank gives better cleaning results. However, avoid using bleach or vinegar.
Is Roborock cleaning solution safe for pets?
Yes, Roborock cleaning solution, when used in 1:300 parts in the machine, doesn’t release dangerous fumes on the floor or leave harsh chemicals that can be bad for your pets.
However, pets should never ingest the solution directly as it contains cleaning agent tea tree oil, which is toxic to them.
Is the Roborock floor cleaning solution worth it?
Yes, the Roborock floor cleaner is worth buying because it enhances the cleaning power of Roborock, brings shine to the floors, and leaves no scratches or marks.
Can I use Roborock without a water tank?
Yes, you can remove the Roborock water tank if you have S7, S7MaxV, S8, and S8 Pro Ultra models and then begin vacuuming.
You can program go/no-go zones for vacuuming with the tank removed and mop-only zones with the tank installed. When you remove the water tank, the robot changes to vacuum mode.
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