Steel window guard for extra wide double hung windows, i.e. 42 to 58 inches wide. White powder-coated John Sterling 1123-L is 15 inches high, fixed, non-removable window guard that meets New York City approval #HDWG 05-87-86 for installation in Double Hung Style Windows Only. Window bars add security and child safety in non-sleeping areas. Not for use in sleeping areas. Diameter of Bars: 5/16 Inch. Spacing between bars: 4.5 inches. Bar Height: 15 inches. 3 Bars. Off white. Steel. Strength Test: Tested to withstand 150 lb. force at maximum extended width. Maximum height protected is 19 inches.
Manufacturer: Knape & Vogt, Michigan.Manufacturers Limited Warranty: Replacement of any part found defective in material or workmanship. Warranty is limited strictly to replacement of the defective part and does not cover any other expenses which may arise in the use or replacement of such part.
Mounting Options: Recessed or Surface Mount. Surface Mount burglar bar installation is easier as screws are easier to drive and less accessible to intruders on the outside.Tamper Resistant: Option to drill out the Phillips cross slots in each screw to make tamper resistant.er expenses which may arise in the use or replacement of such
part. NOTE: For sleeping area window guard installations in New York City, check with your local borough for code requirements.
Window screens are not strong enough to keep children safe from window falls. Check local city codes prior to help you select the proper type of window guards to protect your children.
WARNING for Series 1120 Series Sterling Window Guards:
Use of this product on a fire escape window in New York is illegal, could be a serious safety hazard and could result in a fine by the Department of Buildings. Some communities require a quick means of easy escape from window guards in some applications. Check your local codes.
Sterling Window Security Guardswhen properly installed will tend to discourage illegal intruders. But no protection is absolute. With enough time and tools a determined criminal can defeat any barrier.
Install only in solid, non-rotting window tracks. Expand Guard to fit tightly into outside window track.
Temporarily support Guard in level position NO MORE THAN 4-1/2 inches from sill to upper half of bottom bar . Mark location of holes on each side. Remove Guard and drill 5/32" diameter. pilot holes 1" deep.
Re-position Guard and mount with #10 one way screws (included.)
Raise the inner window NO MORE THAN 4-1/2" above the lower half of the top bar. Position "L" shaped stops so as to limit the opening above the Window Guard to a maximum of 4-1/2.