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 - 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, Decorations, Wedding Favors,Halloween, Halloween Candles, Centerpieces, Wedding Decor
Battery Operated Candles – 6 Unscented Small Flameless Candles, Dia. 1.5×1.75 Height, 70+ Hours of Lighting, 6 Extra Batteries Included, LED Candles, Flameless Candle Set, Votive Candles, Decorations, Wedding Favors,Halloween, Halloween Candles, Centerpieces, Wedding Decor
$12.99
Battery Operated Candles By Festival Delights™ – To Brighten
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BINZET Purple Lights Copper LED Strings AA Battery-Operated Copper Wire Super-bright Party Lighting Decorative Lights
BINZET Purple Lights Copper LED Strings AA Battery-Operated Copper Wire Super-bright Party Lighting Decorative Lights
$5.75
BINZET Purple Lights Copper LED Strings AA Battery-Operated Copper Wire Super-bright Party Lighting Decorative Lights Features: Light color:Purple LED lamp beads quantity: 20 Length:2M/6.5ft The distance from the first lamp bead to the battery case: 40cm The distance between two lamp beads: 10cm Power source: 3x AA battery (not included) Wire material: copper Function mode: steady-on Specificatio…

Exell Emergency Lighting Battery for Atlite 24-4009 CUSTOM-4
Exell Emergency Lighting Battery for Atlite 24-4009 CUSTOM-4
$11.95
Exell Emergency Lighting Battery for Atlite 24-4009 3.6V 600mAh Exell Batteries not only provide consumers with high efficiency, long-lasting performance, they also function as replacement batteries for an array of common and unique applications. Ranging from vintage camera equipment to sophisticated medical testing equipment, Exell Batteries can meet the needs of all consumers. Exell Battery is o…
ML4-6 - 6V 4.5AH UPS Battery for Lithonia ELB06042 - 4 Pack
ML4-6 – 6V 4.5AH UPS Battery for Lithonia ELB06042 – 4 Pack
$25.95
Mighty Max 6 volt 4.5Ah valve regulated sealed lead acid batteries are maintenance free, rugged and economical. Mighty Max SLA batteries are utilized in a wide variety of applications including electric vehicles, wheelchairs, scooters, UPS backups, computer systems, industrial and medical equipment and more. Delivering power when you need it, the ML4-6 uses a state of the art, heavy-duty, calci…
Exell Emergency Lighting Battery for Lithonia ELB1210N, ELB1P201N, ELB1P201N2, ELB1P2901N, LQMSW3R12277ELW, Saft 16440, Interstate Batteries ANIC1169 CUSTOM-33
Exell Emergency Lighting Battery for Lithonia ELB1210N, ELB1P201N, ELB1P201N2, ELB1P2901N, LQMSW3R12277ELW, Saft 16440, Interstate Batteries ANIC1169 CUSTOM-33
$8.95
Exell Emergency Lighting Battery for Lithonia ELB1210N ELB1P201N Exell Batteries not only provide consumers with high efficiency, long-lasting performance, they also function as replacement batteries for an array of common and unique applications. Ranging from vintage camera equipment to sophisticated medical testing equipment, Exell Batteries can meet the needs of all consumers. Exell Battery is …

Ultralast - Lithium Phosphate Rechargeable Batteries for 3.2 Volt Outdoor Solar Lighting - 600mAh
Ultralast – Lithium Phosphate Rechargeable Batteries for 3.2 Volt Outdoor Solar Lighting – 600mAh
$15.82
Voltage: 3.2
Termination: BUTTON TOP SIMILAR TO ALKALINE
Chemistry: LITHIUM RECH IRON PHOSPHATE
Weight: 0.04
Width: 0.5300
Length: 1.97…
Sierra Tools JB5571 Battery-Operated Ceiling/Wall Light with Remote
Sierra Tools JB5571 Battery-Operated Ceiling/Wall Light with Remote
$5.00
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….
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…