anchor-based vs. embedded: what’s the difference?

The choice between anchor-based and embedded installation for your light poles comes down to location, aesthetics, and budget. Here’s what you need to know. anchor-based poles Anchor-based poles include a metal base plate welded to the shaft of the pole.…


a guide to our options and accessories

You may not think about it often, but a light pole is a great piece of real estate. To make the most of it, we offer a wide variety of options and accessories to meet the needs  of your light…


how we meet the 1933 Buy American Act

At Lyte Poles, we rely on a network of excellent suppliers to support us in manufacturing our light poles. Most of them are located inside the U.S. — making it easy for our poles and brackets to meet the requirements…


4 tips for improving your parking-lot lighting

Poor parking-lot lighting brings with it both pros and cons. Pros: Dark spaces make you look thinner.Your sunglasses look even cooler in low light.Creepy shadows help you hide from the paparazzi. Cons: Poor lighting can lead to robberies, vehicle break-ins,…


the environmental benefits of new lighting technologies

We've discussed what consumers can expect from smart poles. (Missed that post? Click here to catch up. ) While new technology makes our lives easier, it also minimizes our impact on the environment. Here’s a quick breakdown of one eco-friendly…


the differences between 5 and 10-year warranties

At Lyte Poles, every light pole automatically comes with a three-year warranty. But we also offer the option for extended five- and ten-year warranties that include more comprehensive finishing processes. The five-year warranty includes a Palgard Epoxy Coating; the ten-year…


protect your light poles with vibration dampeners

If you're a long-time reader of our posts, you've seen us share insight about the effects of first and second-mode vibrations. (Missed it? Read all about it here.) While it’s tempting to resort to drastic measures to protect your new…


a detailed look at a 5-stage powder-coating process

stage 1: cleaning and SSPC-SP10 In the Society for Protective Coatings' SP10 regulation, all poles are required to be visibly free of oil, grease, dust, dirt, mill scale, rust, coating, and oxides. So before applying a powder coating, we thoroughly…


sports light poles 101

Need options for illuminating playing fields, tennis or basketball courts, ice rinks, or parking lots? Sports light poles are your best bet. Here are a few basic facts you’ll need to know about sports poles. How tall can you go?…


shedding light on catenary poles

so, what is catenary lighting and how does it work with a pole? Catenary pendants are decorative lights hung on a specially designed cable strung between two structures, such as poles. Depending on the setting and the desired amount of…

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Lyte Poles was founded to meet the continued focus on partner demands for high-quality, low-cost, and technologically advanced products. Our commitment to superb partner service and quality makes us the manufacturer partner for today and tomorrow.

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