window frame in basement

Hi... I want to replace the window frame in the basement. My question is if I should use normal wood ( spruce ) or I should use presure treated wood. The frame will come in contact with the foundation. Thanks.
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Why are you replacing it? That is probably enough to tell you to use pressure treated so it does not happen again.
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altadata had written this in response to http://www.thestuccocompany.com/maintenance/Re-window-frame-in-basement-343076-.htm :
Hello all and thanks for the replies. I need to replace because I'm enlarging the windows ( cutting the window opening in the foundation to have larger windows ). So I will have new windows, new window frame.
I like the idea of installing the windows against the concrete. Do you have any link to the provider of the vinyl windows?
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On Nov 20, 12:58 am, adi4m_at_yahoo_dot snipped-for-privacy@foo.com (altadata) wrote:

Why are you replacing it? (e.g. looks, security, rot, etc?)
Does it need to open for access or ventilation?
Do you need to be able to see through it?
Would glass block with a vent work?
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altadata wrote:

I just bought some vinyl replacement basement windows ($65.00)ea. I'm just going to use shims and foam insulation (Great Stuff) against the concrete.
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I did it this way, too, and it has worked out fine. I used Tapcons and shims into the masonry.
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