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iRobot 12101 Looj Electric Gutter Cleaning Robot (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

by iRobot
50 customer reviews

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  • Avoid climbing and repositioning the ladder multiple times
  • Works with standard K-style, aluminum, copper, metal or vinyl gutters
  • Avoid over reaching into gutters from dangerous heights
  • Cleans a 60-foot section of gutter in just 10 minutes
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Product Description

Product Description

Reduce ladder work and over-reaching while cleaning your gutters. Gutters need to be cleaned regularly to avoid water damage, overspills and ice dams. Plus, dirty gutters create a breeding ground for carpenter ants, mosquitoes and other pests. Now you can avoid climbing and repositioning a ladder multiple times while juggling tools and over reaching from dangerous heights. iRobot Looj makes regular gutter cleaning faster and easier. The iRobot Looj cleans up to 80 feet of gutter in minutes, not hours,it's the easiest way to keep gutters free-flowing all year round! Gutter cleaning is a dirty, unpleasant job. You have to repeatedly climb and move ladders, and reach from dangerous heights. But no more! Now you can do it all by remote control with the amazing new Looj robot gutter cleaner from iRobot. At just 2 1/4" tall, Looj propels itself easily under gutter straps and over downspout holes. Its three-stage, high-velocity auger breaks up clogs, lifting out leaves, pine needles and other wet or dry debris while brushing gutters clean. Wireless remote control has a 75-ft. range, moves the Looj forwards and backwards, and changes the rotational direction of the auger to ensure complete debris removal. Looj attaches to an included belt clip to free up your hands and make it easier for you to climb a ladder. Uses a high power, rechargeable battery pack (included). Remote uses two AAA batteries (not included).

From the Manufacturer

Reduce ladder work and over-reaching while cleaning your gutters. Gutters need to be cleaned regularly to avoid water damage, over spills and ice dams. Plus, dirty gutters create a breeding ground for carpenter ants, mosquitoes and other pests. Now you can avoid climbing and repositioning a ladder multiple times while juggling tools and over reaching from dangerous heights. iRobot Looj makes regular gutter cleaning faster and easier. The iRobot Looj cleans up to 80 feet of gutter in minutes, not hours,it's the easiest way to keep gutters free-flowing all year round! Gutter cleaning is a dirty, unpleasant job. You have to repeatedly climb and move ladders, and reach from dangerous heights. But no more! Now you can do it all by remote control with the amazing new Looj robot gutter cleaner from iRobot. At just 2 1/4-inches tall, Looj propels itself easily under gutter straps and over downspout holes. Its three-stage, high-velocity auger breaks up clogs, lifting out leaves, pine needles and other wet or dry debris while brushing gutters clean. Wireless remote control has a 75-foot range, moves the Looj forwards and backwards, and changes the rotational direction of the auger to ensure complete debris removal. Looj attaches to an included belt clip to free up your hands and make it easier for you to climb a ladder. Uses a high power, rechargeable battery pack (included). Remote uses two AAA batteries (not included).

Product Details

  • Shipping Weight: 4.5 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Domestic Shipping: Item can be shipped within U.S.
  • International Shipping: This item can be shipped to select countries outside of the U.S. Learn More
  • ASIN: B000WL4QAW
  • Item model number: 120
  • Average Customer Review: 3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #201,001 in Patio, Lawn & Garden (See Top 100 in Patio, Lawn & Garden)
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248 of 251 people found the following review helpful By Captain Audio on October 20, 2007
The Looj Gutter-Cleaning Robot from iRobot - like most things, it doesn't quite live up to its hype, but its still a worthy aid in your gutter cleaning chores. First thing to mention is that calling this thing a "robot" is very misleading. A robot can minimally sense its surroundings and make some decisions based on the sensors - like the Roomba robotic vacuum. This can do nothing of the sort and is simply a remote-controlled gutter cleaner.

As with other iRobot products, the Looj requires a lengthy battery chargeup of 15 hours before use, so the first thing I bumped into was the very rudimentary battery setup. To begin with, the battery compartment has 2 screws requiring a phillips head screwdriver to get into. While this is not a big problem, it just seems like you shouldn't have to use tools to access a battery that you will have to charge frequently.

The battery pack itself is connected to the Looj with an automotive style plastic connector. You have to squeeze a little lever on it to release it from the unit and connect it to the charger.

The charger is really just a small power brick with a low current delivery so it essentially trickle-charges the battery, which is why it takes 15 hours to charge. There are also stickers all over the place warning not to charge it for more than 15 hours or you could damage the battery. So this "charger" does not sense the battery state, and will not turn off when it reaches full capacity.

This makes charging an exercise in planning. Before you plug it in, you need to be sure that 15 hours from now you are not asleep or at work or shopping. Also, what do you do if you've used it for 20 minutes and want to charge it back up all the way? How long should you leave it in the charger? Who knows?
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290 of 301 people found the following review helpful By Wiley Hodges on October 22, 2007
I hate cleaning gutters. It isn't necessarily that hard, but it's at least a little dangerous, and it's certainly an unpleasant task. I was elated when I heard about the Looj. At the same time, I work in tech and I tend to take product claims with a grain of salt. This one requires something more the size the salt licks used for livestock.

According to the instructions, the battery must be charged for 15 hours before using. According to a warning sticker, the battery must not be charged for more than 15 hours. Nice. Plan carefully, kids.

The device itself seems well-constructed, and everything that you have to hook up or assemble is designed in a relatively idiot-proof way. Despite the bizarre battery charging ritual I was willing to give it a chance.

I'll admit that my gutters aren't easy to clean, and they were certainly full of leaves. But the Looj was pointless. It would ride up on the debris, then flip over due to the action of its 'auger.' I would have to turn it back over and start again. It felt like I was assisting a wounded turtle. And it barely made dent on the debris in the gutter.

The Looj made a huge mess. I had to stop using it on one side of my house because it was flinging debris so far that it was hitting my neighbor's house. Not the neighborly thing to do. I had to hose down the parts of the house and gutters where I did use it because of the slime that it sprayed everywhere. I had to hose down my neighbor's house. I think I'm going to need to burn the clothes I was wearing.

Finally, after 'cleaning' about 35 linear feet of gutter and making a gigantic mess, the battery in the Looj died. I was somewhat comforted knowing that my ordeal was over for at least (or exactly) 15 hours.
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71 of 75 people found the following review helpful By W. Seurer on October 20, 2007
I have a lot of gutters on my house and they are quite high up so I was really looking forward to not having to climb around on ladders or getting up on the roof this year by using the Looj I purchased. Well, I just got done with 45 minutes of climbing around on ladders on the roof to clean the gutters by hand. The Looj is a complete failure in my opinion.

My gutters are standard aluminum gutters and I have to clean them out 2 or 3 times a year, usually only after wind storms. I tried out the Looj on a section that was filled about half way with oak leaves. It's been raining a lot so they were fairly wet on the bottom. There was another section that was chock full of leaves but I never got there.

As noted by the previous reviewer the Looj gets stuck. It gets stuck A LOT. I cleaned out a section of gutter manually to have a place to put in the Looj and placed it in the gutter. I backed off and started it up. Stuff came flying out of the gutter, yay! I moved it forward a bit and within a foot it was in trouble and got stuck.

The Looj tends to "ride up" on debris instead of cleaning it out and this is what happened. If got stuck between the debris it didn't remove and a gutter nail. So I climbed up on the ladder, unstuck it, and started again.

This time it got under the nail and the antenna caught it and the whole Looj flipped over upside down and shut off.

Back up the ladder, flip it over, and start it again. This time I was past the nail so I thought it was home free. It went about another foot and flipped itself over again.

Back up the ladder, flip it over, and start again. It went a short distance and got stuck again.

Back up the ladder, pull it out, and take it down. What went wrong?
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