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

Barry Cagle from 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.

Before and after photos from jobs I've worked on:
  • PolyLevel Lifts Walkway in Troy, Illinois
    Before
    PolyLevel Lifts Walkway in Troy, Illinois
    After

    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. 

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

    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
    Before
    Stability Aligned with Push Piers in St. Louis, MO
    After

    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. 

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

    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
    Before
    Leveled Sidewalk in Sappington, MO
    After

    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
    Before
    Egress Window Upgrade in St. Louis, Missouri
    After

    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. 

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

    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
    Before
    PolyLevel in Ballwin, MO
    After

    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. 

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

    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
    Before
    Push Piers Prevent More Cracking in Foristell, Missouri Basement
    After

    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!

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

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