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Trying to find Cascade wetting agent

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by littlrook, Aug 31, 2013.

  1. littlrook

    littlrook LawnSite Member
    Messages: 4

    I have only had the luck of finding one website that will sale it to non commercial, and i am unable to get ahold of them. Does anyone know where i might be able to get some besides ATS?
     
  2. windflower

    windflower LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,084

  3. pythons37

    pythons37 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 134

    You are looking for a surfactant. Any Shaklee Dealer sells it as an all purpose cleaner. I forget what they call it.

    When I was a chemical hauler we used to deliver it by the tank load to a shampoo manufacturer. A very popular shampoo, too. It is just a wetting agent. Makes the water wetter and it will soak through thatch and into the ground better.
     
  4. greendoctor

    greendoctor LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,621

    What's wrong with dish detergent? Before I got into the business, 4 oz/1000 of Dawn worked just as well as AquaGro or Cascade, or Neptune, and no need to go to golf vendors. As python said, it is nothing more than a detergent or surfactant.
     
  5. littlrook

    littlrook LawnSite Member
    Messages: 4

    i have tried dish soap and while it does seem to help get the water in, it seems to dry out pretty quick. I was hoping that the cascade would help hold the moisture in the ground
     

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