Certified Inspection & Consulting Services

Did you know that when you turn to Carpet One in Panama City, you'll get more than expert advice on new flooring and installation? We're proud to provide our customers with support throughout the life of their floors by offering certified inspection, consulting/mediation services and more. 

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Expert Profile & Certifications

Owner, John E. Shepard, is a Certified Wood Floor Inspector with hundreds of hours of industry training and more than nine years of experience inspecting and troubleshooting hardwood flooring failures. A graduate US Naval Academy, John has pursued numerous continuing education opportunities to become an expert in his field:

Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF) Certified Tile Inspector

Certified Flooring Installers (CFI) Technical Certification

National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) Certified Inspector

NWFA Craftsman Degree

Additionally, John has written as a contributor to Hardwood Floors magazine and served as an expert witness for legal proceedings in Pensacola, Mobile, Dothan, Tallahassee and beyond. Click here to learn more about John and the other flooring experts at Carpet One Floor & Home in Panama City.


For commercial jobs and high end residential construction, John can help identify proper materials and installation methods as well as test for moisture and ensure job site success.

Whether you're involved in a dispute or just need help resolving existing issues, we can help. John can identify the cause of the problem before a third-party contractor is brought in to fix it, mediate problems between on-site contractors and more.

Moisture Testing
Moisture testing services are available for both wood sub-floors and concrete. John has worked with high-profile corporate clients like Ralph Lauren and is able to perform a slate of testing depending on your needs including the latest Relative Humidity (RH) methods. 

Free In-Home Estimate
Click here to schedule your free in-home estimate or call (850) 387-2976 to learn more today.

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