As of September 26, 2015, 10,545 burglaries have been committed in New York City this year alone, according to the city's official statistics. A burglary occurs when someone unlawfully enters a building for the sole purpose of committing a crime. With the help of motorized shades nyc, individuals can protect their home or office. The shades may be automated to raise or lower at predetermined times, so others will believe someone is physically in the home or office. This can help to prevent burglaries.