Frequent Questions

Who will need a window guard?
By law, anyone with children 10 years or under.

If I have a balcony window, do I need a window guard?
Yes, it is mandatory by law that a window guard be installed on all balcony windows.

What is the mandatory height required by law from the ground to the window in order to have a window guard?
The mandatory height is 8 feet; however, window guards are also used for security purposes on ground floors to deter burglaries.

What type of screws must I use to be code compliant?
Tamper-proof screws or a one-way screws are best. We have found that the tamper-proof screws are more homeowner and management company friendly.