Warm white powder coated steel John Sterling Window Guard JS-1138 has 8 bars. Protects up to a 34 inch opening. Expands 24-42 inches. Includes locking channel with locking hole and 4 screws. Swings open for escape. M ount vertically for casements or sliders with openings 30 to 36 inches wide (3 inch bottom and top spaces) and 24 to 42 Inches high.
Overall height is 29-7/16 inches. Recess or surface mount with long screws (#10 x 2.5 Inches) 3.5 inches bar spacing with a bar diameter of 5/16 inch. Stackable: Fit units side by side or vertical stack to fit window width or height. N ote: all 1130 series steel John Sterling window guards include locking channel unless a BK model (BK=bulk packaged). Locking hole: Locking clip or lock option. Strength Test: Tested to withstand 150 lb. force at maximum extended width. 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
NOTE: Check with your local building inspection department for window guard requirements for your locality.
NOTE: New Jersey Law now requires the window guard cover 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 Child and Window Security Guardswhen 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.