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

P-373010 Primus Polaris Lantern White LED Area Light 30 Lumen 3xC Batteries Cara
P-373010 Primus Polaris Lantern White LED Area Light 30 Lumen 3xC Batteries Cara
$44.00

Energizer Energi-To-Go Battery Operated Instant Cell Phone Charger
Energizer Energi-To-Go Battery Operated Instant Cell Phone Charger
$3.96
Plug in the Instant Cell Phone charger for automatic power ¿ even when phone battery is completely discharged. Reusable, lightweight, durable, convenient, easy to use, portable, fast. Great for moms on the go, business, leisure, contractors, road warriors, and some emergency situations…
Innovative Lighting 560-1111-7 White LED Battery Navigation Bow Light
Innovative Lighting 560-1111-7 White LED Battery Navigation Bow Light
$20.69
LED Battery Operated Bow Lights are portable navigation light that attach to the stern by C/U clamps and an 18-inch foot pole. LED Bow portable navigation light attaches to the bow by C clamp. The LED lamp uses 1/8th the energy of comparable incandescent lamps. The one piece molded constructed housing is completely watertight and features a double optical lens, o-ring lens housing, shock resistant…
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
$10.97
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…
Battery Operated Candles - 6 Unscented Flameless Candles, 70+ Hours of Lighting (For Each Individual Candle), 6 Extra Batteries Included, LED Candles, Flameless Candle Set, Votive Candles, Decorations, Wedding Favors, Souvenirs, Centerpiece Candles, Ceremony, Restaurant Table, Candle Light Yoga
Battery Operated Candles – 6 Unscented Flameless Candles, 70+ Hours of Lighting (For Each Individual Candle), 6 Extra Batteries Included, LED Candles, Flameless Candle Set, Votive Candles, Decorations, Wedding Favors, Souvenirs, Centerpiece Candles, Ceremony, Restaurant Table, Candle Light Yoga
$13.99
Battery Operated Candles By Festival Delights – To Brighten
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Fulcrum 30010-301 LED Battery-Operated Stick-On Tap Light, Silver, 3 Pack
Fulcrum 30010-301 LED Battery-Operated Stick-On Tap Light, Silver, 3 Pack
$4.99
Illuminate dark corners and closets with super bright LED’s that turn on with a simple tap…
SUPERNIGHT (TM) 7ft/2m 20 LEDs Cool White Valentine's led strings Copper LED Strings AA Battery Powered Wire Portable Christmas Trees Lighting Decorative LED Strings
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$5.95
Overview: These Micro LED Battery powered copper String Lights are perfect for any party and festival lighting decoration. The thin copper wire hosts 20 LED bulbs, it’s bright enough. With steady 360 degree viewing angle they illuminate in every direction. When used with new batteries they last for over Continuous 48 hours. Micro but useful, portable LEDs in your hands, Twine it anywhere you like….

UPG UB645 Sealed Lead Acid Batteries
UPG UB645 Sealed Lead Acid Batteries
$4.50
UPG 85998/d5733 Sealed Lead Acid Batteries (6v; 4.5 Ah; Ub645)…
TruXedo 1704998 B-Light Black Battery Powered Truck Bed Lighting System
TruXedo 1704998 B-Light Black Battery Powered Truck Bed Lighting System
$29.94
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…
Moonrays 47740SP Rechargeable NiCd AA Batteries for Solar Powered Units, 8-Pack
Moonrays 47740SP Rechargeable NiCd AA Batteries for Solar Powered Units, 8-Pack
$10.48
Moonrays 47740SP Rechargeable NiCd AA Batteries for Solar Powered Units, 8-Pack. Designed for solar lights. Rechargeable AA batteries. Long-lasting for year round use. Same batteries as before, now in larger quantity.TOLL FREE HOTLINE, 1-800-561-4321. If you have immediate questions about application, installation, troubleshooting, or a damaged component, please call CCI Consumer product hotline …