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

T01B Closet Light - JEBSENS 14 LED Under Cabinet Lighting And Battery Operated Wireless Motion Sensor Light With Auto On Off Function, Light Cool White And Light Beams Adjustable - Black
T01B Closet Light – JEBSENS 14 LED Under Cabinet Lighting And Battery Operated Wireless Motion Sensor Light With Auto On Off Function, Light Cool White And Light Beams Adjustable – Black
$14.99
Have you ever been bothered by the dark closet? JEBSENS New T01B 14 LED Under Counter Lights is created for you! Motion Sensor Light Switch: The T01B under counter lighting with Auto/On/Off 3 modes for dark closet. It will turn on Automatically when you get within 3 meters and the light stay on for extra 5 seconds after you leave under Auto mode, the T01B works day and night, it can be your be…
Lighting Battery for Lithonia D-AA650BX4 Exit Sign - Squared
Lighting Battery for Lithonia D-AA650BX4 Exit Sign – Squared
$12.99
Lighting Battery for Lithonia D-AA650BX4 Exit Sign – Squared…

ExpertPower 12V 7 Amp EXP1270 Rechargeable Lead Acid Battery
ExpertPower 12V 7 Amp EXP1270 Rechargeable Lead Acid Battery
$16.41
ExpertPower Sealed Lead Acid Batteries are made with the highest quality of materials available. Our Lead Acid Batteries are typically used for: Home Alarm Systems, Uninterruptible Power Supply(UPS), Lighting Equipment, General Electronics, Home Security Systems, Emergency Systems, Medical Devices, Electric Scooters, Solar Collectors, Wheelchairs and many Other Applications. Whether it’s the SECUR…
Brilliant Evolution BRRC135 Wireless LED Puck Light 6 Pack With Remote Control - Operates On 3 AA Batteries - Kitchen Under Cabinet Lighting
Brilliant Evolution BRRC135 Wireless LED Puck Light 6 Pack With Remote Control – Operates On 3 AA Batteries – Kitchen Under Cabinet Lighting
$29.99
55 LUMENS Super bright, long lasting LEDs 3000k warm white glow WIRELESS REMOTE Turn the puck lights ON/OFF with the remote up to 15 feet away Control up to 12 puck lights with 1 remote TAP LENS Press the tap lens to turn the puck lights ON/OFF SELECTABLE DIMMER Select the exact level of brightness Use the 50% or 100% preset brightness buttons OPTIONAL AUTO OFF TIMER Set the lights to tur…
LED Closet Light, LightBiz 20-LED Wireless Motion Sensor Night Light Under Cabinet Lighting (Battery Operated)
LED Closet Light, LightBiz 20-LED Wireless Motion Sensor Night Light Under Cabinet Lighting (Battery Operated)
$5.00
LightBiz — Make your life brightness, convenient & easeLightBiz wireless motion sensor light is using passive infrared (PIR) technology to sense human motion (within 15ft) by accepting the body’s radiant heat, you don’t need to find the switch in darkness area, the motion sensor light turns on or off base on occupancy and ambient light level. Ideal for the bedroom, closet, cabinet, workshop, gara…
AVANTEK ELF-L1 Cordless Under Counter Lighting Battery Operated, Drawer and Cabinet Night Light with Magnetic Sticker
AVANTEK ELF-L1 Cordless Under Counter Lighting Battery Operated, Drawer and Cabinet Night Light with Magnetic Sticker
$4.33
Avantek ELF-L1 Motion-activated Night Light has 10 bright white LEDs that provide light wherever you need it most. With advanced built-in dual sensors, the light automatically turns itself on when detecting movement (1 m in radius) in darkness. If ambient light is sufficient, the light will keep itself off. The 10 LEDs last for as long as 50,000 hours and the light works on four 1.5V AAA batteries…
Lithonia Lighting ELB 0607 6V Emergency Replacement Battery
Lithonia Lighting ELB 0607 6V Emergency Replacement Battery
$34.01
The Lithonia Lighting replacement battery is intended for use in emergency lighting. The most common reason for exit or emergency sign failure is a dead battery. It is important to choose a replacement battery with the same voltage and power capacity as your existing battery system….