If you own your own skates you will need to know how to look after them. That includes, cleaning your bearings, changing and cleaning your wheels. Before every skate you need to make sure you nuts and bolts are tightened and you aren't about to loose a wheel or stopper. Always carry a spare pair of shoe laces (and a pair of socks) in your skate bag.
Find below a bunch of how to videos to help keep your skates in pristine condition.
Cleaning your Wheels
How to remove your bearings
How to do a wheel alignment and balance
How to tell if you need new wheels on your skates
How to choose your wheels
How to rotate your wheels
How to clean your bearings