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

LE 6 Pack LED Battery Operated Stick-On Tap Light, MINI Under Cabinet Lighting, 3 LEDs Puck Light Bulbs, 3000K Warm White, Wireless Night Light, Under Cabinet Lights, Closet Light
LE 6 Pack LED Battery Operated Stick-On Tap Light, MINI Under Cabinet Lighting, 3 LEDs Puck Light Bulbs, 3000K Warm White, Wireless Night Light, Under Cabinet Lights, Closet Light
$10.19
Pack of 6 UnitsMounts AnywhereIn addition to lighting up dark spaces around the home: closets, cabinets, counters, or utility rooms, the stick-on lights also work well whether in the car or RV, on a boat, or when camping. Easy InstallationSimply use the supplied adhesive tape to mount the lights onto almost any surface. No wiring, plugs, tools or accessories are required. Battery PoweredEach puck …
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…
Portable Motion Sensor Light Indoor - BLISS T02 Magnetic LED Under Cabinet Lighting Wireless, Battery Operated Closet Light, Under Counter Lighting with 5 Super Bright Cool White LED
Portable Motion Sensor Light Indoor – BLISS T02 Magnetic LED Under Cabinet Lighting Wireless, Battery Operated Closet Light, Under Counter Lighting with 5 Super Bright Cool White LED
$12.99
Have you ever been bothered by the dark closet? This highly personalized LED light is created for your better life!This battery operated motion sensor light is also great for a cheerful atmosphere even in a blackout!Attentions:1.Please check if the batteries are placed in wrong direction or if they are dead when the light can’t work; For maximum service life, please note if the light sensor detect…

Innovative Lighting 560 series Marine Portable LED Navigation Light
Innovative Lighting 560 series Marine Portable LED Navigation Light
$27.06
Portable navigation lights from Innovative Lighting are the perfect solution for quick, easy to install navigation lights. Choose between the bow light with Universal “C” clamp and the Stern light with C/U clamps and an 18-inch pole. The LED lamp uses 1/8th the energy of comparable incandescent lamps. The one piece molded constuction housing is completely watertight and features a double optic…
Exell Battery Emergency Lighting Battery Fits and Replaces Atlite 24-4008, Interstate ALAP3305, Teig 24Y4008 FAST USA SHIP
Exell Battery Emergency Lighting Battery Fits and Replaces Atlite 24-4008, Interstate ALAP3305, Teig 24Y4008 FAST USA SHIP
$10.96
4.8V Emergency Lighting Battery Fits Atlite 24-4008 Teig 24Y4008 ALAP33054.8V Emegency 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 ens…
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
$24.95
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…
Exell Battery Emergency Lighting Battery Fits and Replaces, Interstate ANIC1169, Lithonia ELB1210N, Lithonia ELB1P201N, Lithonia ELB1P201N2, Lithonia ELB1P2901N, Lithonia LQMSW3R12277ELW, Saft 16440 FAST USA SHIP
Exell Battery Emergency Lighting Battery Fits and Replaces, Interstate ANIC1169, Lithonia ELB1210N, Lithonia ELB1P201N, Lithonia ELB1P201N2, Lithonia ELB1P2901N, Lithonia LQMSW3R12277ELW, Saft 16440 FAST USA SHIP
$7.45
1.2V Emergency Lighting Battery fits Lithonia ELB1210N ELB1P201N ELB1P201N21.2V 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 …
Moonrays 47740SP Rechargeable NiCd AA Batteries for Solar Powered Units, 8-Pack
Moonrays 47740SP Rechargeable NiCd AA Batteries for Solar Powered Units, 8-Pack
$7.93
The Moonrays 47740SP Rechargeable NiCd AA Batteries are a great economical choice for any solar landscape lighting that uses rechargeable AA NiCd batteries. Moonrays use rechargeable batteries specially designed for each unique solar powered item. These batteries charge in direct sunlight and require an annual replacement to ensure optimal performance and light output. When replacing your solar li…
[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
$14.99
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…