Barry Cagle

Woods Basement Systems, Inc.

Title: System Design Specialist

Hometown: Bethalto, IL

Barry Cagle from Woods Basement Systems, Inc.

Spouse: Keli

Children: Brett & Lauren

Barry has an extensive understanding of the waterproofing and foundation repair industry and is trained in radon mitigation, concrete leveling, and egress windows. In addition, he is a Navy veteran with 20 years of experience in HVAC and construction. His experience serves him well in his role as a basement waterproofing and foundation repair professional.

Hands on experience and extensive jobsite and classroom training has given Barry a unique and genuine understanding of basement environments and how to solve basement and foundation problems. He believes in doing the job right the first time and takes responsibility for every project with which he is involved. Barry is a trusted and valued member of the Woods Basement Systems team.

Woods Basement Systems, Inc. is the exclusive regional dealer for the Basement Systems, Foundation Supportworks, and National Radon Defense networks – a group of over 450 of the best basement repair and radon mitigation contractors in the world. We have access to patented products, comprehensive training and support through these exclusive networks, making us your best option.

Barry enjoys meeting with homeowners to help them solve their basement problems so they can gain more value from their home. In his free time, he enjoys St. Louis Cardinals Baseball, NFL, spending time with family, hunting, and fishing.

Testimonials
from customers I've helped!
  • "Barry was excellent at listening to and understanding what we were after." Read Full Testimonial

    Brian N. of St Louis, MO

    Customer Testimonial

              Our specialist, Barry, opened my eyes to a few of the things that we need to consider. He was excellent at listening and understanding exactly what we wanted to do in our home. Very professional and friendly.
    Brian N.
    St Louis, MO
  • "You are in good hands with Barry!" Read Full Testimonial

    Kimberly S. of Ballwin, MO

    Customer Testimonial

              Barry is AWESOME and is our #1 pick for any future work in our home.
    Kimberly S.
    Ballwin, MO
Before and after photos from jobs I've worked on:
  • Clean Comfortable Crawl Space
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    Clean Comfortable Crawl Space
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    Clean Comfortable Crawl Space

    Homeowner was experiencing smells in their home and called us to check out their crawl space.

    Water had been getting in for years and at different times of the year causing those smell to come up and into their home.

    We installed a sump pump, CleanSPACE™ liner, and air sealed the rim joist with foam insulation.  Now air from beneath the crawl space can not get up and into the home.

  • Leaking Basement Walls Fitted With WaterGuard In Springfield, IL
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    Leaking Basement Walls Fitted With WaterGuard In Springfield, IL
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    Leaking Basement Walls Fitted With WaterGuard In Springfield, IL

    This Springfield, Illinois homeowner was having issues with water coming in from behind some wooden paneling in his basement. Because he used the space as a work area, the constant leaks were a big problem for him. A Woods Basement Systems team, after cutting away parts of the paneling, installed under-floor WaterGuard drains at the base of the leaking walls to catch any and all leaks. 

  • PolyLevel Lifts Walkway in Troy, Illinois
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    PolyLevel Lifts Walkway in Troy, Illinois
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    PolyLevel Lifts Walkway in Troy, Illinois

    Trevor of Troy, Illinois had sinking concrete in his sidewalk that leads up to his front door, so he decided to call Woods Basement Systems. Systems design specialist, Barry C. recommended installing PolyLevel. 

    Foreman, Matthew R. installed the product. PolyLevel is a polyurethane formula, or foam-like substance used to permanently lift and stabilize sinking concrete slabs. Small holes are drilled and then the polymer is injected into the void. Lastly, the holes are covered with cement.

    Now Trevor G. has a safe walkway. 

  • Sunken Edwardsville, IL Driveway Repaired With PolyLevel
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    Sunken Edwardsville, IL Driveway Repaired With PolyLevel
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    Sunken Edwardsville, IL Driveway Repaired With PolyLevel

    Over the years, this Edwardsville, Illinois driveway had become badly cracked and sunken in several places. This was due to rain washing away much of the soil underneath the slabs, causing them to settle and crack under their own weight. In order to repair this damage, a Woods Basement Systems team injected PolyLevel, an expanding composite foam, underneath the sunken slabs. Because of the quick-drying properties of PolyLevel, the driveway was read to be driven on in just 30 minutes!

  • Uneven Belleville, IL Walkway Lifted With PolyLevel
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    Uneven Belleville, IL Walkway Lifted With PolyLevel
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    Uneven Belleville, IL Walkway Lifted With PolyLevel

    This Belleville, Illinois home's front walkway had become uneven and cracked over the years, and the homeowner was eager to have the problem taken care of. In order to fix the walkway, a Woods Basement Systems team injected Polylevel, an expanding composite foam, through small holes in the surface of the sunken slabs. After just 30 minutes, the walkway was level and safe to walk on!

  • CleanSpace Protects Crawlspace in Millstadt, IL
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    CleanSpace Protects Crawlspace in Millstadt, IL
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    CleanSpace Protects Crawlspace in Millstadt, IL

    This homeowner was looking to make her crawlspace as clean, dry, and energy-efficient as possible. System Design Specialist Barry C. inspected the crawlspace and recommended a long-lasting solution for her waterproofing concerns.

    Foreman Mike P. and his team installed CleanSpace to seal out moisture and microbial growth. Working in conjunction with SmartSump and SaniDry systems, CleanSpace will last well into the future and keep the crawlspace dry and clean.

  • Stability Aligned with Push Piers in St. Louis, MO
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    Stability Aligned with Push Piers in St. Louis, MO
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    Stability Aligned with Push Piers in St. Louis, MO

    Brian of St. Louis, Missouri noticed large cracks in his home deepening over time. Team Woods looked over the house and recommended installing push piers to stabilize the home permanently. Push piers are a long-term solution that lifts a settled home back into its original position to prevent any further structural damage. 

  • Sinking Ladue, MO Addition Lifted With Push Piers
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    Sinking Ladue, MO Addition Lifted With Push Piers
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    Sinking Ladue, MO Addition Lifted With Push Piers

    This Ladue home's back addition was sinking and beginning to separate from the home. The homeowner was terrified of a total collapse, and he was ready to take action. After being called to the home, a Woods Basement Systems team installed several Low-Profile Push Piers underneath the sinking foundation. These incredibly strong piers are inserted through small holes in the ground and adjusted to lift the home back to level and provide support for the life of the structure. 

  • Egress Window Adds Safety Feature to St. Louis, MO Basement
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    Egress Window Adds Safety Feature to St. Louis, MO Basement
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    Egress Window Adds Safety Feature to St. Louis, MO Basement

    This homeowner wanted to update her current basement window for a safer option that would provide an escape route if an emergency arises. Team Woods installed an Egress window well to replace the previous window and now the basement gains more natural light with an easy exit. 

  • Leveled Sidewalk in Sappington, MO
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    Leveled Sidewalk in Sappington, MO
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    Leveled Sidewalk in Sappington, MO

    Sappington, Missouri homeowner Dennis had a side walkway that was settling and becoming dangerous. He gave Woods Basement Systems a call and System Design Specialist Barry developed a plan to lift the slabs 

    Foreman Matt R. and his crew injected PolyLevel under the concrete slabs. The PolyLevel is a great choice for leveling because it is light weight and sets in a couple of hours. 

    Dennis now has a level walkway that is safer and looks better. 

  • Egress Window Upgrade in St. Louis, Missouri
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    Egress Window Upgrade in St. Louis, Missouri
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    Egress Window Upgrade in St. Louis, Missouri

    Steven of St. Louis, Missouri had a dimly lit basement, so he decided to call Woods Basement Systems for a solution. Systems design specialist, Barry C. recommended cutting out a portion of a wall and installing a larger, easy to open, egress window. 

    Foreman, Miguel O. installed the window. A large enough egress window can provide a safe exit in case of emergency along with a window well and step. In addition, egress windows provide natural light into the space making it feel larger and more inviting. 

    Now Steven O. can fully enjoy his basement. 

  • CleanSpace, TripleSafe & WaterGuard Transforms Wet Saint Ann, MO Basement
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    CleanSpace, TripleSafe & WaterGuard Transforms Wet Saint Ann, MO Basement
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    CleanSpace, TripleSafe & WaterGuard Transforms Wet Saint Ann, MO Basement

    This Saint Ann, Missouri basement had experienced years of water leaks that had water damaged the home. Woods Basement Systems solved this homeowner's water leaking issue by installing a waterproofing system that would protect the basement from harm's way. Team Woods installed a CleanSpace encapsulation system, a TripleSafe sump pump, WaterGuard drains to waterproof the space. 

  • Cracked Arnold, MO Driveway Repaired With PolyLevel
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    Cracked Arnold, MO Driveway Repaired With PolyLevel
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    Cracked Arnold, MO Driveway Repaired With PolyLevel

    Over the years, this Arnold, Missouri driveway had become cracked and sunken in several places due to much of the underlying soil being washed away by rain. The driveway had become an eyesore, and the homeowner called Woods Basement Systems for help. In order to repair the concrete, PolyLevel, an expanding composite foam, was injected underneath the damaged slabs. Because PolyLevel is quick-drying, the driveway was ready to be driven on in just 30 minutes!

  • Egress Window Installed in Valley Park, MO Home
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    Egress Window Installed in Valley Park, MO Home
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    Egress Window Installed in Valley Park, MO Home

    These Valley Park homeowners wanted a code-compliant egress window with a clean, finished appearance. System Design Specialist Barry C. worked with them to choose the right window for their needs.

    Foreman Miguel O. and his team installed the window for the homeowners. Now their basement has an up-to-code emergency exit with a view.

  • PolyLevel in Ballwin, MO
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    PolyLevel in Ballwin, MO
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    PolyLevel in Ballwin, MO

    This Ballwin, MO homeowner noticed uneven concrete slabs in his garage. He called Woods Basement Systems for help and met with System Design Specialist Barry C. who helped him come up with the ideal fix for his problem.

    Foreman Andrew T. and his team installed PolyLevel to restore the slabs to its original position. PolyLevel is an advanced polymer solution that provides instant, reliable reinforcement without excessive jacking. 

  • Moldy Chesterfield, MO CrawlSpace Fitted With CleanSpace
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    Moldy Chesterfield, MO CrawlSpace Fitted With CleanSpace
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    Moldy Chesterfield, MO CrawlSpace Fitted With CleanSpace

    If left alone, moisture can and will cause mold growth in a crawl space. It can also damage floor/ ceiling joists and cause a host of other issues. This Chesterfield, Missouri homeowner had been experiencing problems like this for quite a while, and she called Woods Basement Systems for help. Among other things, a Woods team installed a CleanSpace encapsulation system. This inorganic material seals out all moisture and prevents any sort of mold growth. 

  • Sinking Foundation Supported With Push Piers In St. Peters, MO
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    Sinking Foundation Supported With Push Piers In St. Peters, MO
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    Sinking Foundation Supported With Push Piers In St. Peters, MO

    This St. Peters, Missouri home was showing tell-tale signs of settling: sticking doors and windows and cracks in the cieling, just to name a few. The homeowner called Woods Basement Systems for help, and a team installed several Push Piers underneath the foundation in order to lift and level it. These supports will remain for support for the life of the structure.

  • PolyLevel Lifts Pool Deck in O'Fallon, Illinois
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    PolyLevel Lifts Pool Deck in O'Fallon, Illinois
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    PolyLevel Lifts Pool Deck in O'Fallon, Illinois

    Terry of O'Fallon, Illinois had sinking concrete around his pool, so he called Woods Basement Systems fro help. Systems design specialist, Barry C. recommended installing PolyLevel for the job.

    Foreman, Christopher B. installed the product.PolyLevel is used to permanently lift and stabilize sinking concrete slabs and it is made of a polyurethane formula, or foam. How it works is first, small holes are drilled into the concrete. Then the polymer is injected into the void and within 15 minutes of installation the concrete can be used again.

    Now Terry C. can safely swim and walk around his pool. 

  • Push Piers Prevent More Cracking in Foristell, Missouri Basement
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    Push Piers Prevent More Cracking in Foristell, Missouri Basement
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    Push Piers Prevent More Cracking in Foristell, Missouri Basement

    Jane of Foristell, Missouri had known about her unstable home for years. See then noticed cracking in her basement and knew it was time to act. She called Woods Basement Systems to find a solution that would prevent any more cracking from occurring. She spoke with system design specialist, Barry C., who created a solution for the unstable home. 

    Foreman Jose L. and his crew installed the new push pier system into the footing of the home. Once installed the piers are able to lift the home back into its original place. 

    By lifting the home back into a leveled position, this basement won't experience any further cracking!

  • Sinking Troy, MO Garage Lifted With Push Piers
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    Sinking Troy, MO Garage Lifted With Push Piers
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    Sinking Troy, MO Garage Lifted With Push Piers

    It is not at all uncommon for attached garages to begin to sink and separate from the house itself. This can obviously cause all sorts of damage that requires costly repairs, and it is extremely important to address the issue as soon as it becomes apparent. This Troy, Missouri homeowner was faced with these exact issues and made the smart decision to call Woods Basement Systems. A Woods team installed several galvanized steel Push Piers in the ground underneath the foundation before adjusting them to lift the garage back to level and support it for the life of the structure. 

  • Concrete Repair in St. Louis, Missouri
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    Concrete Repair in St. Louis, Missouri
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    Concrete Repair in St. Louis, Missouri

    Lyda of St. Louis, Missouri had uneven concrete slabs in her driveway, so she called Woods Basement Systems for a solution. Systems design specialist, Barry C. recommended installing PolyLevel.

    Foreman, Mason S. installed the product. PolyLevel is a polyurethane formula that works to permanently lift and stabilize sinking concrete. First, small, dime-sized holes are drilled into the concrete and then the polymer is injected into the void. After that, the holes are covered with cement and within 15 minutes of installation, the pavement can be used again.

    Now Lyda R. has a safe, usable driveway.

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Our Locations:

Woods Basement Systems, Inc.
524 Vandalia Street
Collinsville, IL 62234
1-618-708-4055