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Nilfisk plans to launch this autonomous floor cleaner in spring 2017. A 110-year-old cleaning equipment company has partnered with Carnegie Robotics to bring more intelligence to cleaning machines. Nilfisk, which is based in Denmark, announced a technology and innovation roadmap that includes robotic cleaners, but that's not all. Anton Soerensen, Senior Vice President of R&D at Nilfisk, tells ZDNet, "The Horizon program is kind of a landing page for new innovation within autonomous cleaning, connected products, and intelligent cleaning methodologies. It's not only about autonomous cleaning, it's about the vision to change cleaning as we know it today."
It's that wonderful time of year, the annual cleaning event of the season (perhaps it takes place a little more than once a year): "spring cleaning." While the official first day of spring has passed, it's probably time to roll up the shirt sleeves, grab a mop and get to work. A spring clean is usually perceived as a necessary chore that can leave a person feeling elated and clutter-free. Yet, the effort of sorting through a mountain of clothing or swapping out air filters for a whole day or weekend is enough to drive many people berserk. Retailer Wooden Blinds Direct released an infographic for 2015 that took a look at spring cleaning habits.
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I hate taking my clothes to the dry cleaners, and I always put it off as long as possible. I get stressed out about the ridiculously high cost of dry cleaning and the scary chemicals they use to get the clothing clean. I despise having to drop off my clothes, keeping them out of circulation when I want to wear them immediately. Also, when I drop something off at the dry cleaners, I have to make plans to pick it up. It's a real inconvenience and a source of "discussion" at my house, as in, "Who's going to pick up the dry cleaning?"