My new build development home is currently under construction and a concern issue was brought to my attention by one of the workers.
They informed me that the LVL beam in the basement has been cut, by what appears to be a chainsaw (based on cut thickness). The cut runs the full depth of the beam (~3 in), and is 1/2 to 1 inch deep.
I don’t know the span of the beam, or much details. But I have scheduled a walk through with the builder and will take measurements and pictures then. I will upload them when I get them next week.
Just wanted to see your opinion on this, is it cause for concern for the longevity of the house? Should the builder take action?