Zihua I.D. and Maura Taylor provide rental property management, construction project management, interior design and consulting services to the Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo and La Costa Grande of Guerrero, Mexico.

Category Archives: home building

· · · Paying the “mordida” in Mexico

March 31st, 2016  ·  Posted in home building, lifestyle, Uncategorized

Walmart did it, I was once pressured into doing it and I have spoken to and heard many accounts of foreigners paying bribes in Mexico. But does that make it right?   · · · Continue reading »

· · · Spending the summer in Zihua

June 23rd, 2014  ·  Posted in home building, lifestyle

Many people ask me what its like to summer in Zihuatanejo. Our coastal paradise attracts hundreds of tourists as a tropical escape from the cold northern winters, but what is it like to spend a summer here?   · · · Continue reading »

· · · Caesarstone Quartz Countertops

July 8th, 2012  ·  Posted in home building

If you are looking for a durable, resistant and striking material to use as a surface for your bath or kitchen, Caesarstone quartz composite countertops make a nice alternative   · · · Continue reading »

· · · Stone + Granite Care

April 25th, 2012  ·  Posted in home building

I have found that using a product called Granite Gold to regularly clean and polish stone & granite surfaces helps to keep the stone’s luster and prevent from pitting which often happens when the surface is exposed to the elements, especially salt air and sun.   · · · Continue reading »