John Sterling 1175 window guard with locking option lifts from mounts for escape. 5 Bar off-white steel MAX window guard protects in sleeping or non-sleeping areas. Childproof window openings 21 to 27 inches high in windows that move up and down (3 inches opening below and above the window guard) and are 24 to 42 inches wide. Or mount vertically to protect casements or sliders that are 21 to 27 inches wide (3 inch opening on either side of the window guard) and 24 to 42 inches high. Dual locking brackets plus fire safety release pin option. Heavy angular design resists bolt cutters. 3.5 inches between window bars.
John Sterling Security and Child Safety Window Guard 1175 Series Features:
Use to Protect Most Windows: Double hung, sliders or casement windows.
Window Locations: Sleeping and non-sleeping rooms.
Bar Spacing: 3.5 inches. Exceeds 4 inch recommended safety standard for child window bars.
Bar Options: 5 bar
Width Options: 24-42 inches
Angular Flat Bar Design : Resists bolt cutters.
Mounting Options: Horizontal or vertical installations.
Stackable: Fit units side by side or vertical stack to fit window width or height.
Strength Test : Tested to withstand 150 lb. force at maximum extended width.
Operational Type: Lift off emergency exit window guards.
Unique Hinge Brackets : Allow security guard to lift off when open. Mounting screws are protected when window guard is closed.
4 Mounting Brackets Per Guard: Engage
locking brackets simultaneously at top and bottom of guard. Unique
anti-lift brackets can be mounted at top or bottom to hold window guard
securely to both brackets with only one fire safety pin or padlock.
Release guard by lifting slightly before swinging open.
One Lock Guard Per Guard: Protects against bolt cutter.
Fire Safety Release Pin: Option instead of padlock for security. Mounts high on side of window
guard out of reach of small children. Requires moderate force to remove.
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
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
Tamper Resistant: Option to drill out the Phillips cross slots in each screw to make tamper resistant.
Options: Double hung, Sliders or Casement Windows only. Mount security
bars over both upper and lower window sashes or over lower sash only as
Sterling Child and 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 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 inch deep.
Re-position Guard and mount with #10 one way screws (included.)
Raise the inner window NO MORE THAN 4
inches 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 inches
NOTE: Check with your local building inspection department for window guard requirements for your locality.
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.