Lighting Batteries

Lighting Batteries
How can I tap into my apartment’s electricity to add new lighting fixtures?

I live in a small apartment in Los Angeles and am giving it a makeover. I would really like to add some new lighting fixtures (under-cabinet lights in the kitchen, overhead lights in the closet) but don’t want to use battery operated lights.

How can I tap into my apartments electricity to hardwire some switches?

If you are unsure how to tie into or add an electric circuit, it is best to contact a professional electrician first for the safety issue, and secondly because professional electricians know the tricks for running wires in ceilings and walls whild causing only minimal damage to the walls.

For under cabinet lighting, you might try using plug in fixtures like these:

http://www.lowes.com/lowes/lkn?action=productDetail&productId=240170-207-XPV50RCL&lpage=none

http://www.lowes.com/lowes/lkn?action=productDetail&productId=144686-1390-GL9420-WH-I&lpage=none

and plugging them into an outlet under your cabinets. You can hide the cord using a decorative wood, metal or plastic wiring channel (Wiremould) and paint it to match the wall color

Viatek Puck Stick’Em Battery Operated LED Light

Battery Operated Candles - 6 Unscented Small Flameless Candles, Dia. 1.5x1.75 Height, 70+ Hours of Lighting, 6 Extra Batteries Included, LED Candles, Flameless Candle Set, Votive Candles, Cheap Christmas Gifts, Mom Gifts for Christmas, Christmas Candles, Centerpieces, Christmas Candle Lights, Christmas Gifts, Wedding Decor
Battery Operated Candles – 6 Unscented Small Flameless Candles, Dia. 1.5×1.75 Height, 70+ Hours of Lighting, 6 Extra Batteries Included, LED Candles, Flameless Candle Set, Votive Candles, Cheap Christmas Gifts, Mom Gifts for Christmas, Christmas Candles, Centerpieces, Christmas Candle Lights, Christmas Gifts, Wedding Decor
$11.99
Battery Operated Candles By Festival DelightsTM – To Brighten Your Home Festival DelightsTM provides clean, romantic, safe and elegant flameless candles without any mess or hazardous flames associated with them. The flameless LED candles flicker and glow just like traditional candles and look more beautiful and authentic.  They provide an exceptional decorating effect for all kinds of events. The…
Flameless Candles - Real Wax, Pillar, Cream Color, Long Hours of Lighting, Batteries Included, LED Candles, Flameless Candle Set, Battery Operated, Decorations, Centerpieces, Flameless Candles with Remote
Flameless Candles – Real Wax, Pillar, Cream Color, Long Hours of Lighting, Batteries Included, LED Candles, Flameless Candle Set, Battery Operated, Decorations, Centerpieces, Flameless Candles with Remote
$18.99

Flameless Candles By Festival DelightsTM – To Brighten Your Home Festival DelightsTM provides clean, romantic, safe and elegant flameless candles without any mess or hazardous flames associated with them. The flameless LED candles flicker and glow just like traditional candles and look more beautiful and authentic.  They provide an exceptional decorating effect for all kinds of events. They’re …
E-Age Silver Coating Copper Wire led Strings AA Battery-Operated Party Lighting Decorative Lights (Warm White, 5m 50leds)
E-Age Silver Coating Copper Wire led Strings AA Battery-Operated Party Lighting Decorative Lights (Warm White, 5m 50leds)
$7.99
Package includes: 1 x 5M 50LED silver coating copper wire string light (3xAA Batteries are not included)….
[Apple MFi Certified] Tek Republic PowerStation Slim Premium Fast-Charging Portable Charger 2500mAh External Battery Pack Power Bank with built-in Lighting Cable for Apple iPhone 6, 6+, 5S, 5C and 5
[Apple MFi Certified] Tek Republic PowerStation Slim Premium Fast-Charging Portable Charger 2500mAh External Battery Pack Power Bank with built-in Lighting Cable for Apple iPhone 6, 6+, 5S, 5C and 5
$21.99
[Capacity] 2500mAh, Li-ion Polymer battery

[Input] 5V / 1A MicroUSB

[Output] Lighting connector 5V/1A

[Additional functions] Battery level indicator (4 LED indicators

[Dimensions] 3.4 × 0.34 × 2.28 inches (90mm×8.7mm×58mm)

[Weight] 2.15 oz (61g)

[Accessories] USB-MicroUSB charging cable

[Supported devices]iPhones 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5

[Protect…

iHomeSet® Motion Sensor Closet Lights - 10 LED / Battery Operated / Auto Infrared / PIR IR Sensing / Stick On Under Cabinet Lighting - Super Bright Step, Shaking Sensor Wireless Night Light Bar - 1-Year Warranty
iHomeSet® Motion Sensor Closet Lights – 10 LED / Battery Operated / Auto Infrared / PIR IR Sensing / Stick On Under Cabinet Lighting – Super Bright Step, Shaking Sensor Wireless Night Light Bar – 1-Year Warranty
$17.99
Have A Storage Area And No Electricity To It? Always Forget To Turn Off Light? The Magic Sensitive Super Bright LED Light Can Help You!

Specifications:
Sensitive Angle: 120 degrees
Delay time:15s
Induction distance: 3-5m
Induction angle: Less or equal 100°
Illumination: Low 10 LUX Light
Work Voltage: DC3-6V
Power supply: 4 X AAA batteries (not included)
Static Features: Less or equal 50U…

[Apple Certified] Brightech - Energetic3™ - Portable Battery Charger with Integrated Lighting and Micro USB Cables - 8400Ah Battery Cell - Compatible with the iPhone 5 and iPhone 6 - Perfect for Travel and Road Warriors - The Most Convenient and Smart Way to Charge Your Phone On the Go!
[Apple Certified] Brightech – Energetic3™ – Portable Battery Charger with Integrated Lighting and Micro USB Cables – 8400Ah Battery Cell – Compatible with the iPhone 5 and iPhone 6 – Perfect for Travel and Road Warriors – The Most Convenient and Smart Way to Charge Your Phone On the Go!
$45.99
Leave the bird’s nest of cables at home. Reduce the need to carry multiple cables and adapters. With both micro USB and Lightning cables engineered into the battery, you don’t need to hassle with other cables. Time is money. This battery saves time. 3.4A output delivers a good charging rate. Efficiently charges your devices and reduces your wait. The information you need is always easy to see….
ULTRALAST RECHARGEABLE AA NICD BATTERIES FOR SOLAR LIGHTING X 1000 TIMES 8BATTERIES
ULTRALAST RECHARGEABLE AA NICD BATTERIES FOR SOLAR LIGHTING X 1000 TIMES 8BATTERIES
$6.91
*ULTRALAST RECHARGEABLE AA NICD BATTERIES FOR SOLAR LIGHTING UP TO 1000 TIMES
(8)BATTERIES
*DURABLE IN EXTREME WEATHER…
Moonrays 97143 AA NiMh Pre-charged 1500mAh Rechargeable Batteries for Solar Lights, 4-Pack
Moonrays 97143 AA NiMh Pre-charged 1500mAh Rechargeable Batteries for Solar Lights, 4-Pack
$10.59
97143 Features: -Rechargeable batteries.-Solar powered units.-Economical choice for any solar landscape lighting.-Charge in direct sunlight and require annual replacement to ensure optimal performance.-Designed to work with their original batteries.-Require annual replacement to ensure optimal performance.-Replace your batteries using manufacturing guidelines. Dimensions: -Overall dimensions: 5.88…
UltraLast Lithium Phosphate Rechargeable Batteries for 3.2 Volt Outdoor Solar Lighting - 1000mAh
UltraLast Lithium Phosphate Rechargeable Batteries for 3.2 Volt Outdoor Solar Lighting – 1000mAh
$10.22
The Ultralast Genuine Lithium Phosphate Rechargeable Batteries for 3.2 Volt Outdoor Solar Lighting – 1000mAh includes tons of great features. They include: Designed for high output outdoor solar lighting, 1000mAh, Compatible with Westinghouse super bright solar lights and high output solar lights from Hampton Bay, Yards and Beyond, Allen and Roth, Portfolio and Smith and Hawken, 2-pack…
TruXedo 1704998 B-Light Black Battery Powered Truck Bed Lighting System
TruXedo 1704998 B-Light Black Battery Powered Truck Bed Lighting System
$31.00
TruXedo’s B-Light battery powered truck bed lighting system is 18 inch super bright LED strip that mounts anywhere and do not need wiring. The unit is powered by 3-AA batteries. No more coming back to a dead engine starting battery if the light is left on. Mounting is a snap, just peel, stick and go. Lights up the entire pick-up truck bed. Entire unit is weather proof. Unit can be used for endless…