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meet es dockery


A.M. Dockery showing flooring samples to Customers

ABOUT our company


The Dockery family has a long history in the Floor Covering Business. A. M. Dockery, featured above showing customers flooring samples, founded the parent company, Dockery Floor Covering, Inc. in 1961. Dockery Floor Covering initially served the Residential Construction industry as well as Homeowner Floor Covering needs of the Tri-Cities area. Three retail locations were eventually opened.

Soon after entering the Retail Floor Covering business a Commercial division was formed. An Acoustical Ceiling division was quickly added. Window Treatments for Commercial applications were soon to follow.

A. M. Dockery’s three children soon joined the workforce at Dockery Floor Covering.

Paula Dockery began clerical and office work in 1976 and was soon overseeing all Office Operations.

Ed Dockery came on board in 1977 and headed the Commercial Division.

Steve Dockery began working in retail sales in 1983 before joining the Commercial Division in 1985.

E. S. Dockery, Inc. was formed in 1992 when Ed Dockery and Steve Dockery purchased the Commercial division of Dockery Floor Coverings.

Paula joined E. S. Dockery in 1994 serving as Office Manager. 

Jeremy Dockery joined the E.S. Dockery team in 2001 as the Director of Field Operations. Jeremy marks the Third Generation of the Dockery Family to work in the Family Business. 

The new company operated at 2313 Knob Creek Road before moving all operations to 254 Christian Church Road in Gray, Tennessee.


E.S. Dockery, Inc. is a Commercial Interior Finishing Contractor and Dealer.

Specializing in:

Floor Coverings



Ceramic Tile

Luxury Vinyl Tile 

Window Treatments

Aluminum Horizontal Blinds 

Vertical PVC and Fabric Blinds

Roller Shades

Motorized Shades

Solar Shades

Suspended Acoustical Ceilings

Mineral Fiber & Fiberglass Ceilings

Wood Ceilings

Metal Ceilings

Tectum Wood Fiber Ceilings

E.S. Dockery Logo

E. S. Dockery, Inc. currently operates within a 150-mile radius of Johnson City, TN. Serving East Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, Southeast Kentucky, and Western North Carolina.

E. S. Dockery, Inc. is Gold Circle Commercial Contractor of all types of Architectural Ceiling Systems. Due to our volume and experience in installing all types of Suspended Acoustical Ceiling and Wall Panel Systems Armstrong World Industries has awarded E. S. Dockery, Inc Armstrong Gold Circle Contractor Status.

E. S. Dockery, Inc. is a two-time winner of the Tri-Cities Branch Subcontractor of the Year Award.

Meet ES Dockery

safety program

E.S. Dockery’s purpose is to provide quality products and services to our customers as quickly and efficiently as possible. In order to accomplish this, we are dependent on our employees’ expertise, motivation and ability.

Safety Program

Code of Conduct

Employees will perform their job honestly and in good faith.
Employees will observe and abide by all local, state and federal regulations.
Employees will treat customers, the public and other employees with respect and courtesy.
Use of profanity is prohibited while on company property or while representing the company in any manner.
Employees will strive to provide a total quality product to our customers.
Violation of safety or drug free workplace rules is subject for immediate dismissal.

Alcohol and Drug Screening


To establish guidelines for conducting tests to detect possible abuse of alcoholic beverages, narcotics, or controlled substances by E.S. Dockery, Inc. employees. This policy complies with the Worker’s Compensation Reform Act of 1996 to inform employees of the regulations.


It is the policy of E.S. Dockery, Inc. to provide a safe work environment for our employees. Intoxicated or chemically impaired employees are a serious problem in any work environment, not only the individual’s own safety may be at risk, but also the safety and well being of co-workers.

Safety Equipment
 Protective Glasses
Ear Plugs
Hard Hats
Steel Toe Boots

OSHA Policy

E.S. Dockery, Inc., requires that all installers attend a 10-hour OSHA training class and any additional continuing education that becomes available.



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