John Sterling basic fixed mount BK-1136-L is a New Jersey approved window guard when installed as a fixed child safety window guard or a burglar bar device in a non-sleeping area. Protects up to 26 Inch Opening . For use as a swing open guard, purchase these components (not included): a 6 bar locking channel, a safety release pin, and screws. Window guard expands from 41 to 58 inches and is 22 inches in height. 6 bar window bar is 20-1/8" in crossbar height and 21-13/16" in overall height . Installation requires screws which are not included.
NOTE: Check with your local building inspection department for window guard requirements for your locality.
NOTE: New Jersey Law now requires that the window guard covers the entire lower half of a double hung or single hung window, from the top of the sill to the bottom half of the upper sash, with less than a 4 inch gap above and below the guard. Choose BK-1130 series fixed mount window security guards for Non-Sleeping Room Windows.
John Sterling window guards have solid steel bars to add security to any window. John Sterling Window Guard BK-1136-L Series fixed mount window guard protects double hung, sliders or casement windows in non-sleeping rooms.
Bar Spacing: 3.5 inches. Exceeds 4 inch recommended safety standard for child window bars.
Bar Diameter: 5/16th Inch.
Mounting Options: Horizontal or vertical installations.
Stackable: Fit units side by side or vertical stack to fit window width or height.
Standard Color: Off White, powder-coated
Construction: Steel window guards
Strength Test: Tested to withstand 150 lb. force at maximum extended width.
Operational Type: Fixed mount window guards are NOT removable from window UNLESS you purchase the optional accessories.
Manufacturer: Knape and Vogt
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, Sliders or Casement windows only. Mount security bars over both upper and lower window sashes or over lower sash only as desired.
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 that are 2.5 inches long.
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.