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…
BRRC133 Wireless LED Puck Light 3 Pack - Operates On 3 AA Batteries - Kitchen Under Cabinet Lighting
BRRC133 Wireless LED Puck Light 3 Pack – Operates On 3 AA Batteries – Kitchen Under Cabinet Lighting
$14.99
The LED Puck Lights are super bright at 55 lumens. The LEDs are 3000K and give off a warm white glow. Press the lens to turn the light ON/OFF. Mounts with screws or adhesive tape (both are included). The light operates on 3 AA batteries (not included). This light has a run time of over 100 hours. The run time is 4 times longer than other puck lights. Measures 3.4 inches wide x 3.4 inches deep x 1….
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)
$14.99
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…

Rite Lite LPL601XLGRC battery operated Super Bright LED Picture Light
Rite Lite LPL601XLGRC battery operated Super Bright LED Picture Light
$32.99
The Rite Lite LPL601XLGRC battery operated Super Bright LED Picture Light is great for drawing attention to artwork, diplomas and degrees. With this stylish LED picture light, you’ll bring your cherished pieces to the center of attention. The design mounts easily and extends out and over the picture or item you are presenting. It’s extremely versatile with a folding neck for compact storage, adjus…
JEBSENS - T02 LED Under Cabinet Lighting, Ceiling Wall Light Fixture, Portable Rotatable Closet Light for Closet Stairs Hallway, PIR Motion Sensor, 3-Mode Stick-On, Powered by 3pcs AA Batteries
JEBSENS – T02 LED Under Cabinet Lighting, Ceiling Wall Light Fixture, Portable Rotatable Closet Light for Closet Stairs Hallway, PIR Motion Sensor, 3-Mode Stick-On, Powered by 3pcs AA Batteries
$11.99
Have you ever been bothered by the dark closet? JEBSENS New T02 LED Closet Light is created for you! Automatic Light On Function: the T02 Instantly add motion-activated light for security and safety-indoors or out. It will turn on automaticly when you get within 3 meter and the light stay on for 15 seconds until you leave, On/Off/Auto 3 different Modes available for different occasions! It is id…
Powermall 6V 4.5Ah Sealed Lead Acid Rechargeable Emergency Lighting Battery with Faston Connector
Powermall 6V 4.5Ah Sealed Lead Acid Rechargeable Emergency Lighting Battery with Faston Connector
$10.99
Enegitech: Always give your life energy with high technology. Our Sealed Lead Acid Battery TL645 designed with an Absorbent Glass Mat (AGM) technology with a valve regulated design, that can be used in enclosed and indoor environments without leaking or maintenance, providing a superior performance for thousands of models. Enegitech SLA batteries are utilized in a wide variety of applications incl…
6V 4.5Ah General 00648 Sealed Non-Spillable Emergency Light Battery WKA6-5F - 4 Pack
6V 4.5Ah General 00648 Sealed Non-Spillable Emergency Light Battery WKA6-5F – 4 Pack
$26.73
UB645 6V 4.5AH – Absorbant Glass Mat (AGM) technology for superior performance. Valve regulated, spill proof construction allows safe operation in any position. Common uses for the UB645: Consumer Electronics, Electric Vehicles, Engine Starters, Golf Carts, Hunting, Lawn and Garden Tools, Medical Mobility, Motorcycles, Photography, Power sports, Portable Tools, Solar, Toys and Hobby, Access Con…
2pc Exell Battery Emergency Lighting Battery Fits and Replaces Exell Battery EBE-51, Interstate ANIC1169, Lithonia ELB1210N, Lithonia ELB1P201N, Lithonia ELB1P201N2, Lithonia ELB1P2901N, Lithonia LQMSW3R12277ELW, Saft 16440 FAST USA SHIP
2pc Exell Battery Emergency Lighting Battery Fits and Replaces Exell Battery EBE-51, Interstate ANIC1169, Lithonia ELB1210N, Lithonia ELB1P201N, Lithonia ELB1P201N2, Lithonia ELB1P2901N, Lithonia LQMSW3R12277ELW, Saft 16440 FAST USA SHIP
$19.95
1.2V Emergency Lighting Battery Fits Lithonia ELB1210N ELB1P201N ELB1P2901N1.2V Emergency Lighting Battery is an ideal replacement battery for traditional emergency lighting and exit signs. These signs have been primarily focused on guiding the interior occupants of a building to the nearest exit in the event of an emergency make sure to replace the batteries in these emergency lighting units and …
[New Generation] Ilyever Set of 3 Touch-Activated Stick-on Super Warm Light 4-Led Battery-0perated Touch Tap Light for Attic Basement Garage Cellar Path Stairs
[New Generation] Ilyever Set of 3 Touch-Activated Stick-on Super Warm Light 4-Led Battery-0perated Touch Tap Light for Attic Basement Garage Cellar Path Stairs
$17.99
Ilyever- Natural Life, Natural Lights¬† ¬† The Ilyever tap light has 4pcs super warm light LED bulbs to illuminate any dark area in your home. The light panel can be rotated to give you the most suitable angle. To switch on- simple touch your finger to the two metal pins on the front of the LED light panel. To switch off, touch the 2 pins again. The rear panel has 2 x self adhesive pads for easy i…