Should I prewash dishes before putting them in the dishwasher?
If you're not using the right product, it may be a good idea to prewash your dishes. With Cascade Platinum ActionPacs™ there’s no need to pre-wash your dishes! Cascade Platinum ActionPacs™ clean even burnt-on messes in just one wash, with no pre-wash needed. It powers away burnt-on foods and makes your dishes dazzle with a built-in rinse aid action and the grease-fighting power of Dawn®. Plus, Cascade Platinum is formulated to help prevent hard-water filming—keeping your machine looking fresh and clean.