Cracks in cinder block chimney stucco

Old 10-24-07, 09:48 AM
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Cracks in cinder block chimney stucco

Is there an inexpensive way to cover the cracks in the stuccoed chimney without redoing the entire stucco surface?

I was wondering if an epoxy paint might cover the cracks.

The cracks are not getting worse but look very bad.

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In the short run, repairing the cracks and repainting may be simpler and more effective than trying to hide the cracks with epoxy.
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I wouldn't use an epoxy paint. Use an acrylic latex caulk for the cracks and then paint [over sound paint or primer] with an elastromeric paint. Elastromeric paint will hide minor cracks and also does a good job of waterproofing the stucco.

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