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

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 Portable 20-LED wireless motion sensor led night light LightBiz 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, worksh…
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…
Battery Operated Motion Sensor Light - JEBSENS T01 LED Closet Light, Under Cabinet Led Lighting, Motion Sensor Light Switch, 14 Bright Cool White LED, Adjustable Wireless Portable, On/Off/Auto Modes
Battery Operated Motion Sensor Light – JEBSENS T01 LED Closet Light, Under Cabinet Led Lighting, Motion Sensor Light Switch, 14 Bright Cool White LED, Adjustable Wireless Portable, On/Off/Auto Modes
$14.99
Have you ever been bothered by the dark closet? JEBSENS New T01 14 LED Closet Light is created for you! Automatic Light On Function: the T01 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 until you leave, it will go out 5 seconds after you walk out of its sensing range, the T01 lights on …
Closet Motion Sensor Light, Cshidworld 3 Mode Switch Wireless Portable Stick-on Anywhere 20-LED Night Lighting Bar Panty Cabinet Lamp(Battery Operated)
Closet Motion Sensor Light, Cshidworld 3 Mode Switch Wireless Portable Stick-on Anywhere 20-LED Night Lighting Bar Panty Cabinet Lamp(Battery Operated)
$13.99
Light up a dark spaces of your home !The Cshidworld motion sensor led light with powerful 45 Lms LED light source, combining passive infrared (PIR) technology to detect motions.Item Features: Energy and power saving, induction lighting can continuously be used more than 1500 times with 6 AAA batteries.(Not included) Multifunctional Uses : Suitable for door, attic, inner room, basement, garage, cel…
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….

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
$12.11
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 …
Portfolio 18500 3.2-Volt 1000mAh Rechargeable Lithium Landscape Lighting Batteries
Portfolio 18500 3.2-Volt 1000mAh Rechargeable Lithium Landscape Lighting Batteries
$5.00
18500 3.2-Volt Rechargeable Lithium Landscape Lighting Batteries…
Dimmable Remote Controlled LED Under Cabinet Light, Directional Strip Bar Light, Magnetic Base, COB Chips, Battery Operated, Max 180lm for Closet, Nightlight/Stair/Step/Flashlight (2Pack+1RF Remote)
Dimmable Remote Controlled LED Under Cabinet Light, Directional Strip Bar Light, Magnetic Base, COB Chips, Battery Operated, Max 180lm for Closet, Nightlight/Stair/Step/Flashlight (2Pack+1RF Remote)
$28.78
This LED under-cabinet light might be the necessary lighting in your home. It has ultra-bright COB chips and can be used in as many lighting fixtures such as under-cabinet light, flashlight, night light, blackout and emergency lighting. Considerate directional lighting This under-cabinet light has dual considerable folding LED chips. It has 180° rotational angle that made you can adjust the ligh…
[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
$16.99
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…