About Us

We are Ventura, Kern, & Santa Barbara Counties' premier Flooring Retailer! 

Flooring 101, a family owned company

We feature Ventura, Kern, & Santa Barbara Counties' largest inventory of CarpetsHardwood FlooringLaminate FlooringLuxury Vinyl Tile, and Ceramic Tile & Stone.

Flooring 101 has been providing flooring services to Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties for over 50 years. Our showrooms in Simi Valley, CA, Ventura, CAOxnard, CAThousand Oaks, CA, Goleta, CA, Santa Maria, CA, and Bakersfield, CA, feature the latest flooring innovations and designs from major national brands.


We provide free in-home measurements and estimates, professional installation, and advanced cleaning and maintenance services to make the experience of buying and enjoying your new floors a pleasure.

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Dimitrios "Jimmy" Poulos

Dimitrios “Jimmy” Poulos, the founder of Flooring 101, reflects on a lifetime of excellence in the flooring business.


For the last 50 years, we have been providing quality flooring solutions from our showrooms in Ventura, Oxnard, Thousand Oaks, Goleta, Santa Maria, and Bakersfield, CA.

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  • Flooring 101’s mission is to deliver the very best options in floor coverings, design, installation, & service.
  • We strive to offer a friendly environment to shop where competitive prices & sustainable practices go hand in hand with the latest fashions and styles.
  • We guarantee our exceptionally trained professional staff will assist you in finding the right floor.
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  • Flooring 101’s vision is to create the best possible customer experience.
  • We exceed the expectations of our clients by providing a vast & steadfast consumer-centric shopping environment.
  • Our specialized focus allows us to use all available tools to create, energize & inspire, exceeding the expectations of our clients.
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  • Our industry relies heavily on natural resources, and as such, we promise the reduction of our environmental footprint.
  • By reducing our waste, implementing sustainable practices & working in concert with companies of the same proclivity, Flooring 101 guarantees our consumers a “Greener Future.”
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Reasons You Are At The Right Place:

The Greatest Values
Happiness Guaranteed
Selection Service CARE
Your Investment is Protected
Professionally Trained Experts
Customers Refer Family & Friends
Unsurpasses Benefits & Warranties
Local Service National Buying Power
Simple, Easy & Fun Shopping Experience
Beautiful, Easy to Clean & Durable Products


Flooring 101 Now Offers Shop from Home!

Now you can shop for flooring from the comfort of your home. Contact us to find out more.

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“I had to put in flooring throughout my new house. I picked Flooring 101 because the price was right, they understood what I wanted and didn't try to upsell me." ”


Our Partners:

We stock and work with the top name brands in the flooring industry including Shaw Floors, Mohawk, Karastan and Anderson Tuftex.