A garage door is one of the most vital parts of a home, but it's frequently overlooked when it comes to upkeep. Taking the time to properly care for your door will yield extremely beneficial results, such as saving time and money on repairs and energy bills. Since managing an overhead door isn’t a difficult task, it isn’t always necessary to call a garage door specialist for such repairs. There are numerous maintenance and troubleshooting steps to invest in a long and issue-free life for the biggest door in your house. Here are a few simple do-it-yourself solutions from The ROP Shop's Rugged U...
Over a decade ago, The ROP Shop was founded on the knowledge and principles of a professional landscaping company that had been in business for over two decades. Since then, our knowledge and expertise has only grown. If you want to learn a few tricks to maximize your string trimmer use, you’re in luck! Our pros will help you avoid scalping, scarring, and shredding so you too can use a string trimmer like a pro.
If you’re looking to get into drift triking but don’t know where to start, we’re here to help. Before you purchase or construct your first trike, think about where you’ll be riding and how you want your drift trike to operate. Will you be riding uphill, downhill, or on flat stretches? Keep reading to find out which type of trike you might need. The ROP Shop's Rugged U is here to help you stay rugged...
A beautiful lawn is a goal for many homeowners. Some homeowners may find those lovely lawns may last momentarily, only to disappear when damage (be it pest-, weather- or child-related) sets in. While well-established grass can be resilient, even the most well-maintained lawns can be vulnerable. Preventing damage first involves getting to the root of the problem when it comes to lawn care. The ROP Shop's Rugged U blog can help you out.
Drift trikes are tricycles specifically designed with a low center of gravity. They’re meant to cling to the road in the same way skis have traction in snow or skateboards grip pavement. The back wheels are treadless and encased by a friction-reducing material such as PVC, while the large front tire where the brake is located is heavily treaded. This allows the front part of the trike to retain traction while the back half loses it, causing the back to ‘drift’. The ROP Shop's Rugged U is to give you the beginner basics on drift trikes...
Carburetors are used on nearly all models of internal combustion engines. But did you know that it’s also the most commonly faulty component of all small engines? The carburetor is where the gasoline and air combine for combustion, powering the motor. The problem arises when an engine rests for an extended amount of time without being used, and the fuel starts to decay. If you spend the time to clean your carburetor but fail to replace the fuel in the tank, you’ve wasted your time. Follow Rugged U's 8 simple steps on how to clean your carburetor.
We tapped into the professional minds at Outdoor Concepts to get the best practices for watering and planting a new tree or shrub. This helpful information sheet is printable and can be used over and over. The ROP Shop's Rugged U blog can help you out.
Our friends at Outdoor Concepts shared their fertilizer recommendations so that we could share them with you. Take a look and see if this printable granule fertilizer sheet can give you a greener lawn. The ROP Shop's Rugged U blog can help you out.
So you’re looking for a replacement pressure washer pump? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Match our extensive knowledge with our affordable prices and great selection, and you won’t find a better place to shop for a new pump. Here’s everything you’ll need to know to pick out the correct replacement for your washer.
Having some issues with your pressure washer pump? Check out our list of tips and tricks below to get your power washer back up and running. These troubleshooting tips are great for both newly installed pressure washer pumps as well as older ones that may be giving you problems.
Well folks, it’s almost that magical time of year when the snow melts and things start to turn green. Before your lawn needs its first cut, make sure your trusty mower is rugged and ready for the spring season. Check out our list of preparation steps from The ROP Shop's Rugged U.
Many take to the trails on the back of their favorite ‘toys’ that have been gathering dust in the garage all winter long. Before you head out on a dusty...or muddy trail, be sure to give your ATV, UTV or dirt bike a good inspection. Failing to replace worn or faulty parts, could lead to bigger problems down the road. The ROP Shop's Rugged U can help you out.
Excited about the possibility of buying your first golf cart? Whether you’re wanting a golf cart for cruising the fairways or a street-legal one to drive around town and save on fuel, there are a few things you should consider before your purchase. Cut down on wasted time and energy and save yourself some frustration by researching the maintenance different carts will need. The ROP Shop's Rugged U is here to give you a few tips and tricks to help you through the process.