One thing you will find about living in Mexico, anywhere in Mexico, is the endless maintenance. Water lines to sinks always need replacing, water tanks often need cleaning and even hot water tanks will require a complete replacement more than you’re used to. Don’t forget other things like air conditioner cleaning. This too, will end up on your Mexican spring cleaning list.
Then of course there’s the general maintenance that comes with having your own place. It’s a lot of work and big business for those who know how to speak the language, buy the parts and make the proper repairs. For those living in Playa del Carmen, here is a list of maintenance people who specialize in various repairs that you can call when needed.