The cage is mounted to a small wall bracket. The wall bracket is the only piece that needs to be attached to the wall. Provided in your assembly kit are screws with optional drywall anchors, (It is not to heavy. in fact I use the exact same drywall anchors that we provide for my cage at home). Finding the studs or a "catch beam would be ideal but not necessary. There is no additional hardware needed unless you are mounting it to masonry (brick) wall.