A cinder block fireplace is not exactly attractive. You can cover it with a stucco application, which will give a more attractive finish. Stucco is similar to concrete. It is taken into the cement and sand, but also lime, creating a slightly different texture. You can apply the material to the surface of stucco concrete blocks in the same manner as the plaster to create a more interesting look.
Pressure washing concrete cinder block fireplace to remove dust and debris. Allow to dry for two or three days. Strips of wood screws 3/8 inches along the sides of the chimney and down the middle to help guide you when spreading stucco so that part does not end up being thicker than the other. Use drywall screws to hold wood.
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Cinder block fireplace, get a mixture of stucco shop home improvement store or building materials for finishing the top layer and mix up a batch to the base layer. You need cement, lime and fine sand to the base layer. Mix 1 part cement, 1 part lime to 4 parts of fine sand in a container to create a base layer. Add water to create the consistency of a thick pudding. Use a wheelbarrow to keep the mixture.