U. Santini Moving and Storage COVID-19 Statement
Dear valued clients,
The moving industry is categorized as an essential industry business, therefore we inform you that U. Santini Moving and Storage is open for business during our regular hours. We continue to operate using all safety precautions concerning the COVID-19 situation. Our moving professionals are adapting the operations in order to meet your moving-related needs while practicing CDC and WHO recommendations. We provide our movers with hand sanitizers and gloves and practice social distancing to protect both our clients and crew members. During this state of an emergency, our number one priorities are the health and safety of employees and customers. We make sure to: • Practice all State/Federal/CDC and World Health Organization guidelines in order to prevent contagion in our community.
• Keep the distance of 6 feet from clients due to social distancing recommendations.
• Use hand sanitizers and regularly wash hands whenever the running water is available.
• Disinfect often-touched surfaces frequently (break room areas, restroom surfaces, countertops, door handles).
• Continuously ventilate the spaces we work in.
• Sanitize moving trucks after the job is completed.
• Provide masks (if they are available) and gloves for our employees to handle clients' possessions.
• Guarantee transparent communication with our employees - they will self-quarantine if even the slightest indications of flu-like symptoms appear.
In order to keep everyone safe and healthy, we make sure to adhere to the guidelines set forth by authorities and health officials. During this coronavirus crisis, our clients will be informed of any possible changes in our work by the members of U. Santini Moving and Storage. Hopefully, this unfortunate situation will soon be over, but in the meantime, you are welcome to contact our moving experts for consultations and all additional information. Thank you, U. Santini Moving and Storage

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Moving to Toronto from Kings County

Moving to Toronto from Kings County

So you have decided to move to Toronto from Kings County. A move like this will be an international one since Toronto is a city in Canada. Be sure to choose among the best and most reliable international moving companies NYC has to offer. Moving to Toronto is a big decision. We are sure you are trying to gather as much information about this wonderful city as you can. The first big change you will notice is a change from somewhat warmer weather to a colder climate with a very snowy winter. Everything is bigger and more spacious, so you will feel more freedom. Changes can be interesting and we should learn how to embrace them. Here you will be able to read everything you ever wanted to know about living in Toronto.

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Toronto is the biggest city in Canada and a great place to move

Things to know if you are moving to Toronto

Every time you are moving to a new place you should learn as many things about that place as you can. Here you will find out important information about Toronto and its different aspects. Here you will gather a lot of information about your future dream city. And since you are moving from Kings County first find the best movers Brooklyn has and start organizing everything. 

Climate and location

Toronto is the biggest city in Canada. It has a population of 2.7 million people. This makes it the fifth most densely populated city in North America. It is located in Southern Ontario. This area is known as the  ‘Golden Horseshoe’. Most of the territory is flat and there are not so many hills here. The proximity to the Great Lakes makes Toronto have a moderate climate. However, summers are quite hot and winters can be extremely cold. There is a lot of humidity in the summertime because Toronto is so close to Lake Ontario. Between December and March, there is a lot of snow. However, Toronto is considered to be one of the warmer Canadian cities.

Business and jobs

Toronto is known for its diversity. The motto of the city is “Diversity Our Strength” and it is also known as the city of many immigrants. A prosperous job market is what draws all of these people to come here. Toronto is included on the Forbes Magazine  “World’s Most Economically Powerful Cities” as one of the top ten cities. This city is the banking and financial capital of Canada. It is here that the main Canadian stock exchange, the Toronto Stock Exchange, is located. This city is also an industrial center.

The  economy of Toronto is booming

Almost 50% of Canada’s manufactured products are produced here. It is also the home to a lot of big IT companies. According to the number of IT companies, it is the third city in North America.It is right after San Francisco and New York on the list. It is predicted that the economy in Toronto will have a steady growth of 3% in the years to come. If a stable and well-paid job is what you are looking for, then moving to Toronto is a great idea.

Best places to live in Toronto

Suburbs such as Markham, North York, and Richmond Hill and the Halton region are favorites among families.They are among the best places you can choose to live in Toronto. The downtown of Toronto is more popular among younger people and couples without kids.The selling and renting of condominiums is booming here. The west parts of Toronto have a lot of government housing. In these areas like Lawrence Heights, Finch,  and parts of Etobicoke such as Rexdale there is a higher crime rate than in other parts of Toronto. However, Toronto is a relatively safe city. It is safer than Vancouver, Montreal, Halifax, Edmonton and Winnipeg.

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Toronto is a multicultural city that welcomes immigrants

Education

The University of Toronto is one of the best Universities in North America and in the world. On the Academic Ranking of World Universities, it is in the 24th place. It is a quite prestigious post-secondary institution. The University has three campuses. One of them is located in the Downtown area.The other two are in the west (Mississauga) and in the east (Scarborough). Toronto has two other Universities. Those are the Ryerson and York University. It also has several great community colleges. Moreover, it is great to be a teacher in Toronto. Unlike in some other parts of North, America teachers have great salaries in this city. However, the competition is fierce, so it is not so easy to find a job as a teacher.

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The University of Toronto is very prestigious

Fun things to do in Toronto

After moving to Toronto there will be a lot of places for you to go and see. If you are a lover of art and culture you should definitely visit The Art Gallery of Ontario and Royal Ontario Museum. Both tourists and locals love to visit them. If you love music and performances you will really enjoy Toronto because it has more than fifty ballet and dance companies. It also has six opera companies and two symphony orchestras. Places you should visit in this case are The Hummingbird Centre, Roy Thompson Hall, and The Centre for the Performing Arts. Everyone loves amusement parks, right? Toronto is the home of famous Wonderland amusement park. If you are a sports fan you just have to visit Rogers Centre, Air Canada Centre,  and BMO Field.

Positive  sides of moving to Toronto

  • Prestigious schools and universities
  • A fun and developed art and cultural scene
  • A multicultural and friendly environment
  • The fact that Toronto is an IT center with a very developed economy
  • A lot of nature in the cities and suburbs which are perfect for families
  • A lot of job opportunities, especially for the educated

A couple of potentially negative things are

  • Traffic is too dense and there are sometimes too many vehicles
  • Winters can be quite cold
  • Housing is somewhat more expensive than in other Canadian cities
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