Securing hot water heater to wall. Home › Forums › Archives › Old Bulletin Board Archives › Securing hot water heater to wall. This topic has 0 replies, 1 voice, and was last updated 21 years, 5 months ago by George Betts Lyons. Viewing 0 reply threads Author Posts 18 Aug 1999 at 6:28 am #281644 George Betts Lyons We want to secure our hot water heater to the garage wall. It is set about 12-15 inches out from the wall. What options are there to do this? Author Posts Viewing 0 reply threads The forum ‘Old Bulletin Board Archives’ is closed to new topics and replies.