How You Can Properly Maintain Your Stucco

March 14th, 2018

Stucco is a material which is extremely popular for use on the outside of residential – and commercial – buildings. While stucco almost always looks great when it is newly installed, it does need care just like everything else to maintain its beautiful appearance. If you are willing to invest a bit of time and effort into the care of Continue Reading

Ten Points to Keep in Mind When Choosing Your Stucco Color

January 8th, 2018

Stucco is a great choice for the exterior of your home. There are many performance benefits of using this material, and it looks great as well. One of the main components of the look of your stucco, of course, is the color. Which shade is going to look best on your property? The following tips should help you zero in Continue Reading

Robey Inc.’s Shane Fannin Wins Craftsmanship Award

December 18th, 2017

We are pleased to announce that our General Superintendent, Shane Fannin, recently received the Building Congress & Exchange’s (BC&E) Craftsmanship Award for the work overseen at “The Lodge” at Homewood at Willow Ponds. The Frederick, MD Retirement Center consists of 85 two-bedroom (or one-bedroom with den) and two-bedroom with den apartment styles. We were contracted to install the metal studs, Continue Reading

Questions & Answers About Mold-Resistant Drywall

December 8th, 2017

Standard drywall is a tremendously useful product. It has been used in millions of structures all across the country for a reason – it is a reliable, cost-effective, durable construction material. With that said, it is not perfect. Standard drywall is susceptible to taking on moisture, which can quickly lead to mold problems. If you are concerned about the development Continue Reading

The Benefits of OSHA 30 Hour Training

November 14th, 2017

Here at Robey Incorporated, we are proudly made up of OSHA 30 employees. From EIFS and stucco to ceiling and drywall installation, we consider safety to be a top priority – and OSHA’s 30-hour training is something we take pride in our workers having. These courses have helped many people avoid injury over the years thanks to the knowledge that Continue Reading

The History of Drywall in the United States

October 11th, 2017

These days, drywall is everywhere. It is probably covering the walls in the room you are sitting in right now. No matter if you’re here in Maryland, nearby in Pennsylvania or DC, or wherever you are in the United States, drywall is never far away. And, of course, its popularity is not really a surprise. This is a versatile material Continue Reading

The History of Stucco

September 8th, 2017

Modern buildings finished with stucco look great. There is something about the rustic and rugged look of a stucco finish that can transform the appearance of a building completely. Given the look that it provides, you probably won’t be surprised to learn that stucco has a long history in the construction world. This material has been put to use in Continue Reading

Seven Different Types of Stucco Textures

August 4th, 2017

No matter if you are here in Maryland or on the other coast, one of the big advantages to the use of stucco is the fact that you can use various textures in order to achieve the precise look you desire. The color flexibility that comes along with stucco is great, but it is often the choice of texture that Continue Reading

Advantages of Stucco Versus Wood/Vinyl Cladding or Brick Siding Video

July 13th, 2017

Here at Robey Incorporated, we know stucco! This great material has many benefits over other materials such as wood, vinyl and brick. In this video, Kirk Giordano goes over some of the advantages of stucco, the most inexpensive and longest lasting sheathing type of cementitious product you will find!

How To Repair Drywall Infographic

June 6th, 2017

At Robey, we install a lot of drywall in buildings in and around Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC. Every now and then, this drywall will need some repair work. Straight from PlanItDIY, here are some quick tips for repairing drywall holes of different sizes.