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

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
$21.99

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 …
GKI/Bethlehem Lighting Green River Spruce Battery Operated LED Garland with 3-Function Controller, 6-Feet
GKI/Bethlehem Lighting Green River Spruce Battery Operated LED Garland with 3-Function Controller, 6-Feet
$52.15
The elegant Green River Spruce makes decorating effortless! The PE/PVC mixed foliage is sprinkled with natural pinecones, delicate silk magnolia leaves and realistic cedar tips. The wreath and matching garland are brightly lit with battery operated LED lights. The Green River Spruce is beautiful alone or can be decorated for a splash of extra color….

[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
$29.99
[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…

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…
Sierra Tools JB5571 Battery-Operated Ceiling/Wall Light with Remote
Sierra Tools JB5571 Battery-Operated Ceiling/Wall Light with Remote
$7.99
A must have accessory! Add The Elegance Of Recessed Lighting To Your Home. Cordless Electric Convenience. Easy installation, no wiring needed. Designed as flush ceiling down lights. Puts the right modern accent and ambiance on any space….
Floral Lights Lighted Willow Branch with 30 bulbs, 20 inches (Battery operated)
Floral Lights Lighted Willow Branch with 30 bulbs, 20 inches (Battery operated)
$14.99
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…