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Hello. I can size the lvl for you
What is the joist length on each side of the beam?
Will it support any ceramic tile?
Thank you. What about ceramic tile? Will it also support an attic?
My question about the tile was for the deflection limit
You can plan for a 3.5" x 11.25" 1.8E LVL OR A 5.25" x 9.5" 2.0E LVL
They don't make LVL 8.5" . It's 7.25", 9.25", and 9.5". There is no 8.5"
Hello. If you want to cut an LVL to 8.5", you will need it to be 7" wide and 2.2E stress grade. The cut side should go on the top to be in compression.
Potentially, but it would be too difficult to describe how to know if you can