NYC Approved WindowGuards Do Not Open and Are for Non-Sleeping Rooms
For child safety, install WHITE John Sterling brand fixed 1123-L windowguards for non-sleeping areas with double hung or single hung windows that are 15 to 19 inches high and 23 to 42 inches wide. These off white steel windowguardsare security window guardswith three horizontal steel bars. New York City Approved #HDWG 05-87-86. Screws, window stops and instructions included. NOTE: For sleeping area window guard installations in New York City, check with your local borough for code requirements.
John Sterling Security Window Guard 1123-L Features:
Strength Test: Tested to withstand 150 lb. force at maximum extended width.
Permanently Fixed: Do NOT swing open for easy exit in case of emergency.
Manufacturer: Knape & Vogt, Michigan
Made in USA.
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.
Installation Options: Double Hung windows only. Mount security bars over both upper and lower window sashes or over lower sash only as desired.
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 Guards when 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.