Need to tidy up? The iRobot Roomba i1 is now $288.

Save $241.99: As of Nov. 17, the iRobot Roomba i1 + (1552) is on sale for $288 at Walmart. That’s a savings of 45%.

Keeping your living and work space tidy is a never-ending chore that always seems to take longer thank you think it will. While robots can’t solve all our problems, they can definitely tackle this one, and for cheaper than usual.

The iRobot Roomba i1 + (1552) is now on sale for $288 at Walmart as of Nov. 17. This represents a slash in cost of $241.99, or 45% off. Part of Walmart’s early Black Friday deals, this compares favorably to the deals you can expect if you wait until the day after Thanksgiving. After all, the average discount for Black Friday is roughly 25%.

This Roomba connects with Wi-Fi and can empty itself out for up to 60 days. You can also set your Roomba to clean before you get home, which means you’ll never notice dirty floors and carpets to begin with.

Additionally, you can expect the Roomba to work harder on dirtier parts of your home. With its dual multi-surface brushes, the Roomba is able to adjust to different surface types. Pet owners: This feature also prevents pet hair from getting tangled in the i1. Finally, the i1 also cleans carpets. Keep in mind that once you get your iRobot Roomba i1 you’ll have to set it up yourself. Maintenance, accessories and replacement parts are sold separately.

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