As the fall leaves begin to hit the ground, many of us are tired of the summer chores that come with using our mower, pressure washer, string trimmer, and other outdoor power equipment. Though we might be tempted to simply toss those items in the back of the garage until next season, failing to properly prepare them for winter can be a costly mistake. The ROP Shop's Rugged U blog can help you out.
Homeowners can keep an eye on the following conditions to determine when the time is right to put their mowers away for the winter. Let Rugged U help with Tips, Tricks, and Tools of the trade on how to prepare your lawn and winterize your power equipment to be ready for another season.
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.
Off-road driving is a fun hobby for many drivers. Such driving requires more than turning the wheel and seeking adventure. Knowledge of how to traverse unpaved roadways and having the proper equipment can help off-roading enthusiasts avoid pitfalls. Before you take out your ATV 'quad', UTV, dirt bike, or another all-terrain vehicle, be sure you are prepared for what may come your way. The ROP Shop's Rugged U blog can help you out.
Regardless of why drivers tow, it's important to keep certain things in mind before hitching up, especially for those drivers will little or no experience towing. Rugged U can help you out.
Living in uncertain times causes many to find more economical ways to deal with run down or broken pressure washer pump or equipment. First, a consumer will usually try to just deal with inconvenience or Jerry-rig the problem. This can either be frustrating, time-consuming, or lead to sometimes more costly or dangerous. The ROP Shop's Rugged U can help you with the common problems associated with power washers, lances, tips, guns, hoses, and pumps.
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.
Whether it be a tornado, hurricane, hail, or something else, storm season is always a scary thing to face if you are not prepared. The ROP Shop has a quick and printable information sheet to help you ensure you are prepared for the damage and cleanup that comes afterward. 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.
Whether you are a lone snowplow driver or in charge of a fleet of vehicles, The ROP Shop understands the importance of maintenance. If your business utilizes a snowplow seasonally, there is a checklist to follow at the end of the season when storing the plow away.
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.
When the last snowflake has fallen and you are ready to retire your snowblower or snow thrower to its storage place for the season this spring, do it the right way. To increase the life expectancy of your outdoor power equipment, follow these simple guidelines to protect both the body and the motor. You may only use it for a few months out of the year, but failing to prepare for storage and the next season can be a costly mistake. The ROP Shop's Rugged U blog can help you out.
Garages tend to fall victim to disorganization during the winter when homeowners want to hurry inside and get some respite from the cold. As a result, many homeowners resolve to clean their garages come springtime. Though spring cleaning is a regular pastime, it isn't always one that people look forward to. The ROP Shop's Rugged U can help you out.