Building Wall Under LVL Beam

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Building Wall Under LVL Beam

Post by kbucky » Tue Jan 07, 2020 9:22 pm

I am framing out my unfinished basement and one of the walls will run directly under the LVL beam (it may not be resembles a bunch of plywood glued together). Can I nail the top plate of the wall directly into the bottom of the beam or will I run into issues with that?

I obviously do not want to impact the integrity of the beam or have any load displacement into the wall under it that may cause issues down the road.

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Re: Building Wall Under LVL Beam

Post by Shannon » Tue Jan 07, 2020 10:24 pm

Fastening directly to the beam should be fine, I see no problem with that.
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