The only thing worse than the temperature being 27 degrees C inside your apartment with the windows open is not being able to LEAVE the apartment and go find somewhere cooler because you have to sit and wait for a plumber. And the only thing worse than THAT is having to sit in an apartment that is 27 degrees C inside waiting for a plumber while a gardener mows the lawn on an ancient manual mowing machine right outside your window and across the street, a handyman is cutting steel. The noise is UNBELIEVABLE.
Fingernails on a blackboard are nothing to it. It gets right under your skin and you feel like you are going to go MAD and jump out into the super-heated air and go swimming through it!