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

Battery Operated Candles By Festival Delights® - 6 Unscented Small Flameless Candles, Dia. 1.5x1.75 Height, 70+ Hours of Lighting, 6 Extra Batteries Included, LED Candles, Flameless Candle Set, Votive Candles, Centerpieces, Wedding Decor
Battery Operated Candles By Festival Delights® - 6 Unscented Small Flameless Candles, Dia. 1.5x1.75 Height, 70+ Hours of Lighting, 6 Extra Batteries Included, LED Candles, Flameless Candle Set, Votive Candles, Centerpieces, Wedding Decor
$11.79
Battery Operated Candles By Festival Delights® - To Brighten Your Home Festival Delights® 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. The...
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
$7.04
Illuminate dark corners and closets with super bright LED's that turn on with a simple tap...
Led Starry Lights- 3m/10Ft 30 Leds copper Wire Modelling Light ,-Battery Operated,-2nd Generation String Lighting Flexible - Ideal for Wedding, Christmas, Party, Birthday, Holloween (warm white)
Led Starry Lights- 3m/10Ft 30 Leds copper Wire Modelling Light ,-Battery Operated,-2nd Generation String Lighting Flexible - Ideal for Wedding, Christmas, Party, Birthday, Holloween (warm white)
$5.99
Specification:

-->Brand: HAHOME

-->Cable Length: 3m (10 feet)

-->Lights Color:Warm white

-->Cable Color: Silver

-->LED Number: 30 LED

-->Waterproof level: IP65

-->Bulb Distance: 10 cm

-->Power supply: 4.5V(3 AA Battery operated);Wattage: 1.8W

-->Long lifespan: Over 50,000 hours

-->Luminous flux: 5 LM each bulb,that is 150 LM for 30 LED

-->Working Modes:Steady o...

[Apple Certified] Brightech - Energetic3™ - Portable Battery Charger with Integrated Lighting and Micro USB Cables - 8400Ah Battery Cell - Compatible with the iPhone 5 and iPhone 6 - Perfect for Travel and Road Warriors - The Most Convenient and Smart Way to Charge Your Phone On the Go!
[Apple Certified] Brightech - Energetic3™ - Portable Battery Charger with Integrated Lighting and Micro USB Cables - 8400Ah Battery Cell - Compatible with the iPhone 5 and iPhone 6 - Perfect for Travel and Road Warriors - The Most Convenient and Smart Way to Charge Your Phone On the Go!
$29.99
Leave the bird's nest of cables at home. Reduce the need to carry multiple cables and adapters. With both micro USB and Lightning cables engineered into the battery, you don't need to hassle with other cables. Time is money. This battery saves time. 3.4A output delivers a good charging rate. Efficiently charges your devices and reduces your wait. The information you need is always easy to see....
10pc Exell Battery Emergency Lighting Battery Fits and Replaces Dantona BEL-128, Dantona CUSTOM-128, Interstate ANIC0027, Lithonia ELB0300, Lithonia ELB1P201N1, Lithonia WHITE MOLEX FAST USA SHIP
10pc Exell Battery Emergency Lighting Battery Fits and Replaces Dantona BEL-128, Dantona CUSTOM-128, Interstate ANIC0027, Lithonia ELB0300, Lithonia ELB1P201N1, Lithonia WHITE MOLEX FAST USA SHIP
$109.95
1.2V Emergency Lighting Battery for Lithonia ELB0300 ELB1P201N1 ELB1P201N1 1.2V Emergency Lighting Batteryis 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 e...

...

LE® Under Cabinet Lighting, Motion Sensor Light, Battery Powered, 10 Super-Bright LEDs, Stick-on Anywhere with Magnetic Strip, Daylight White, Closet Cabinet LED Night Light
LE® Under Cabinet Lighting, Motion Sensor Light, Battery Powered, 10 Super-Bright LEDs, Stick-on Anywhere with Magnetic Strip, Daylight White, Closet Cabinet LED Night Light
$8.99
Easy to install. Stick it to anywhere with the self-adhesive foam tape (included). No wiring required.

Safe to use. Battery powered, it is touchable and safe to children.

The battery is easy to change. An adhesive strip with magnetic fields is easily attached to and detached from the lamp body,
so you needn't tear off the self-adhesive foam tape when changing the batteries.

No electrici...

LE® Under Cabinet Lighting, Motion Sensor Light, Battery Powered, 10 Super-Bright LEDs, Stick-on Anywhere with Magnetic Strip, Daylight White, Closet Cabinet LED Night Light, Pack of 3 Units
LE® Under Cabinet Lighting, Motion Sensor Light, Battery Powered, 10 Super-Bright LEDs, Stick-on Anywhere with Magnetic Strip, Daylight White, Closet Cabinet LED Night Light, Pack of 3 Units
$23.50
Pack of 3 Units

Easy to install. Stick it to anywhere with the self-adhesive foam tape (included). No wiring required.

Safe to use. Battery powered, it is touchable and safe to children.

The battery is easy to change. An adhesive strip with magnetic fields is easily attached to and detached from the lamp body,
so you needn't tear off the self-adhesive foam tape when changing the batteri...

LE® Under Cabinet Lighting, Motion Sensor Light, Battery Powered , 10 Super-Bright LEDs, Stick-on Anywhere with Magnetic Strip, Warm White, Closet Cabinet LED Night Light
LE® Under Cabinet Lighting, Motion Sensor Light, Battery Powered , 10 Super-Bright LEDs, Stick-on Anywhere with Magnetic Strip, Warm White, Closet Cabinet LED Night Light
$8.99
Easy to install. Stick it to anywhere with the self-adhesive foam tape (included). No wiring required.

Safe to use. Battery powered, it is touchable and safe to children.

The battery is easy to change. An adhesive strip with magnetic fields is easily attached to and detached from the lamp body,
so you needn't tear off the self-adhesive foam tape when changing the batteries.

No electrici...

Moonrays 97125 Rechargeable NiCd AA Batteries for Solar-Powered Lights, 4-Pack
Moonrays 97125 Rechargeable NiCd AA Batteries for Solar-Powered Lights, 4-Pack
$5.00
Enjoy an uninterrupted glow from solar-powered motion lights, lawn ornaments, pathway lamps, and other fixtures with help from Moonrays' 97125 set of four rechargeable 600 mAh NiCd AA batteries. Because the batteries harness their power from the sun, they provide a long-lasting, exceptionally efficient source of energy--one that reduces costs and eliminates both the hassles and hazards of electric...