the choice between powder coat and anodized finish have you spinning?

Recently, a partner asked if we would apply an anodized finish to aluminum light poles that will be installed in Hawaii. We responded that, while anodized coatings offer some protection, we believe powder coat finishes are far superior. Here’s why:…


keeping your aluminum poles blemish-free

What should you do if you find stains and scratches on your aluminum pole? Let’s break down the common causes and their solutions. the causes Many elements can cause stains on an aluminum pole, including natural debris (like dirt and…


considering LED lights? inspect your poles first

There are many benefits to LED lights, like longer service life and greater efficiency. (Want to learn more? Read our post on the environmental benefits of LEDs.) But before you make the decision to retrofit your lighting, you should understand…


the shipping process: what you should know

Light poles are large, awkward objects to ship. And some carriers don’t move poles very often. These truths can lead to damage and complications. Luckily, the team at Lyte Poles has perfected the process of packing, shipping and coordinating pole…


how to avoid mismatched color finishes

When pulling together a lighting job, making sure your customers are getting fixtures and poles that look like they are meant to go together might just keep you up at night. Color matching in the lighting industry is no small…


achieving perfection: how we prevent welding defects

To some, perfection is hitting all green lights on your way to work or finding the grocery cart without the squeaky wheel. But to the team at Lyte Poles, perfection means making sure our customers get the quality lighting support…


choosing the best commercial street light poles

which material works best? Aluminum is naturally more corrosion-resistant than steel. Thus, aluminum poles have the potential to wear better over time, costing less to maintain. However, aluminum isn’t the strongest material, which means those poles aren’t ideal for projects…


5 common light pole problems (and their solutions)

1. uh oh, the bolt circle on the base plate of my new light pole doesn’t match the pattern of the existing anchor bolts in the concrete. That’s typically caused by:• Replacing poles on older properties, as base plate designs…


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…

About Us

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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