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Alta Log Homes

46966 State Highway 30
Halcottsville, NY 12438
Phone: (800) 926-ALTA (2582)
Fax: (845) 586-ALTA (2582)
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Alta Log Homes leading the industry has the first log home in the United States to be LEED certified by the U.S. Green Building Council. A designer and manufacturer since 1971, Alta is based in Halcottsville, New York. Alta produces log homes and commercial structures which are distributed through a network of builder/dealer/sales consultants throughout the United States and Japan.

A charter member of the Log Homes Council, Alta Log Homes has been at the cutting edge of the engineered log home industry for more than 39 years and helped define industry standards currently in use.  Today, Alta is one of the first United States log home manufacturers to meet ENERGY STAR® performance levels for solid log wall construction.

Year founded: 1971
Method of production: Manufacturer
Number of homes produced to date: 2500-4999
Number of builders dealers and representatives: 25-49

Wood species:
  • Western red cedar
  • White cedar
  • White pine
How logs are normally dried prior to shipment: Air dried
Average moisture content of logs upon shipment: 16 to 19%
Type(s) of wall logs you offer:
  • Full or solid wall logs
  • Half log and stud frame walls
  • Log siding
Corner notches are:  Totally pre-cut
Log lengths are: All pre-cut to required lengths
Solid log gable ends are:  Pre-cut to required roofline slope
Available styles of wall log profiles:
  • Flat - inside
  • Flat - outside
  • Other
  • Rectangular
  • Round - inside
  • Round - outside
Heights: 7" to 9"
Widths: 4" to 6"
Tongue & Groove Styles:  Double/Triple
Corner intersection details for available wall log styles:
  • Interlock-overlap (both logs extend past the intersection)
  • Saddle notch
Types of fastening devices:
  • Adhesives
  • Lag screws
  • Other
Types of sealing systems & materials available:
  • Adhesives
  • Caulking
  • Chinking
  • Foam gasket
  • Spline
Types of building code compliances available: Our plans are certified to meet state/local building codes by a licensed engineer or architect.
Other available services:
  • Our logs are graded by an independent inspection agency prior to shipment.
  • We offer a construction manual and/or videotape to aid customers with erection of their home.
  • We offer a specific number of hours of on-site technical assistance as a standard part of our contract.
  • We offer a written warranty on all our logs.
  • We offer custom design service.
  • We will provide complete home construction service for our customers.
  • We will provide shell erection service for our customers.

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