John Sterling Black Fixed Window Guards for NYC Non-Sleeping Rooms
Steel window guard fits extra wide double hung windows, i.e. 42 to 58 inches wide . John Sterling1123-L in black is a 15 inch 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. Black. Steel. Strength Test: Tested to withstand 150
lb. force at maximum extended width. Maximum height protected is 19
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
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.
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.
John 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.