Removable Window Lock Allows Safe Opening of Most Windows and Sliding Doors for Air
For securityand child safetyor safeguarding impaired adults, install Window Warden™ window locksfrom Cardinal Gates. Properly installed, each Window Warden™ window lock allows a maximum 4 inch opening. Use one unit per window: installs with 3 screws. Note: Check with local housing codes before installation. Some codes do not allow installation of window locks on sleeping room windows. Meets ASTM F 2090-10 and IRC, Section R612.4. Patent Pending.
Included are mounting bracket, screws and lock. Mounting bracket is 2 7/8 inches long with two 1/2 inch key hole openings plus two openings for mounting 3 screws (included). Plastic Window Warden Unit 2 inches long, 7/8 inches wide and 5/16
inches thick. Unit mounts onto the bracket using two plastic tabs
that fit onto the mount using "keyhole" openings on the bracket. Use the round stop button if the unit is mounting onto the window frame: not needed for mounting within window sliding track. Installation instructions included. To
lock the Window Warden, push in the side button lock pin or slide the
stop button on the top of the unit. To release, move the mechanism on
the top of the unit away from the window glass .
NOTE: The Window Warden™ works on most double hung windows, single hung windows (only bottom pane moves up and down), sliding windows and sliding doors. Use one Window Warden™ per window. NOT intended for casement, awning, or hopper-type windows. On those windows, use metal window guards. General Installation Instructions (See PDF for complete instructions and diagrams):
One unit per window: mount the left or right side of the window opening.
For most window installations , you may discard the Stop Button (C) and mount your WINDOW WARDEN™ Window Guard inside the window track to align with the lower window frame.
For other installations use the Stop Button (C) secured to the upper edge of the lower window frame with supplied screw (D) and mount your WINDOW WARDEN™ Window Guard on the window casement to align with the Stop Button.
Opening must be just under 4 inches to prohibit the free passage of a 4-in (102-mm) rigid sphere through the
window opening for 2009 International Residential Code, Section R612 compliant. Always check your local building codes.
Remember: there is no substitute for adult supervision of children and impaired adults.