6 Bar BK-1136 Basic Fixed Window Guard is 22 Hi x 24-42 Inches in Extension
John Sterling basic 6 Bar, 22 x 24-42 inch white powder coated steel window guard is fixed, i.e. cannot be opened. For non-sleeping room windows. Meets New Jersey Code. Note: BK means no mounting hardware, locking channel, screws nor safety release pin are include d. Recess or surface mount. Surface mount is easier with less accessibility to outside intruders. Install horizontally or vertically only in non-sleeping rooms. Stack 6 bar window guards for additional coverage. Bar Spacing is 3.5 inches. Exceeds 4 inch recommended safety standard for child window bars. Bar Diameter: 5/16th Inch. Installation Space Required: vertical of 21 13/16 inches. Security coverage: 20 1/8 inches. Strength Test: Tested to withstand 150 pounds of force at maximum extended width. Note: Convertible to Opening window guardsonly if initial mounting includes locking channels (not included with bulk type, i.e. BK- models.) Manufacturer: Knape and Vogt. Protects maximum 26 inch opening height when installed correctly.
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.
For child safety and security, this window guard is an economical choice.
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. For baby and child safety, install window guards on any window more than 12 feet above ground level, windows 2nd through 6th story, or at any level where a child could fall or climb through an open window. 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.
John 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.
Installation Requirements :
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.