Dalene Flooring Carpet One has served Connecticut families and communities for over 66 years. We are a local fourth-generation family business that provides fine flooring products, installation and superior customer service.
We are involved in the local community through the sponsorship of many youth organizations, Chamber of Commerce, Salvation Army and Susan G. Komen Foundation. We actively participate in the (Home Builder’s Association) HBA, which helps organizations like Habitat for Humanity and the Channel 3 kids camp.
We’ve been honored to be part of many projects throughout the state, as well as being recognized by industry and our local community.
Renovation for Local Manchester Family - September 2017
We were proud to be part of a renovation for the Stratton family, here in Manchester, CT. The show, George to the Rescue, teamed up with NASCAR and star driver Joey Logano to spearhead a once-in-a-lifetime renovation for deserving homeowners and their child with cerebral palsy and epilepsy.
Check out their beautiful red oak floors throughout the first floor. Thank you Newquist Construction for having us be part of this project!
Dalene Flooring retail stores were each presented with a plaque which held a piece of steel from the World Trade Center. We are honored to display these in our store as being part of the Building for America’s Bravest Program – helping by providing flooring and funds towards our veterans.
#1 Best in Flooring - By Hartford Magazine 2017
Dalene Flooring was voted #1 Best in Flooring by Best of Hartford in 2017. This is the seventh consecutive year that Dalene Flooring has won #1 in flooring! We couldn’t be more pleased, thank you to all of our customers.
Building for America's Bravest - 2016
The Stephen Valyou project was certainly special to be part of. We had the pleasure of meeting him and hearing his story back in 2015. When we went out to the property to have a ceremony in honor of Stephen Valyou, what we witnessed was impressive. Stephen, shows up, in his backhoe, and digs the first ground on the property. What a momentous way to start this project!
To learn more about the Stephen Valyou project, check out the following links to videos and photos of the project.
Our very own, Steve Dalene, CEO of Dalene Flooring was given a prestigious recognition this past week from our cooperative, Carpet One Floor & Home.
The Alan Greenberg Award recognizes the member who most embodies the Carpet One spirit and who best represents what CCA Global Partners, Alan Greenberg, stood for. It’s based on overall participation in programs, contributions to the cooperative and support of fellow members during the previous year.
FROM CARPET ONE:
This year’s Alan Greenberg Award winner, Steve Dalene, was a member of Carpet One Floor & Home’s Advisory Council. His Business – Dalene Flooring Carpet One Floor & Home – was started in 1949, and Steve is part of the fourth generation of Dalene’s who are actively involved in the business, that is over 66 years!
Steve is very active with his Regional Network Group (RNG), taking a leadership role in creating custom trainings and installer certifications. He invests in training to help his employees grow both personally and professionally. Employees are treated as family members and customers are treated as friends.
Steve’s stores have been awarded Best In Flooring, by Best of Hartford Magazine for five consecutive year.
Steve is also involved in his local community. He spearheaded a Homes for the Troops house in Ellington for a wounded vet and contributes yearly to the local community through the sponsorship of many youth organizations, Chamber of Commerce, Salvation Army and Susan G. Komen Foundation.
As an active participant in the Home Builder’s Association (HBA), Steve helps organizations like Habitat for Humanity and the Channel 3 kids camp. His stores have partnered with Building For America’s Bravest to construct a home for Stephen Valyou in Millerton, NY.
He is joined at work by his wife, Micky; son, Rich and daughter, Alexi. He also works with his two sisters, several nephews and extended family that work throughout the business. He is a proud grandfather to 8 grandchildren.
Dalene Flooring was voted #1 Best in Flooring by Best of Hartford in 2016. This is the sixth consecutive year that Dalene Flooring has won #1 in flooring! We couldn’t be more pleased, thank you to all of our customers.
The Village Classroom Renovation
Working with Triumph Engine Control Systems, Dalene Flooring provided and installed new flooring in The Village after-school classroom in October 2015. We were delighted to be part of the project and provide a rich learning environment for kids each and every day.
Dalene Flooring was voted #1 Best in Flooring by Best of Hartford in 2015. This is the fifth consecutive year that Dalene Flooring has won #1 in flooring! We couldn’t be more pleased, thank you to all of our customers who voted for us.
Better Connecticut - May 2014
The Better Connecticut show visits with Dalene Flooring to see their new showroom in Torrington, CT in February 2015. They learn about our Price Match Guarantee (110% price match), our Beautiful Guarantee (if you’re not satisfied, we’ll replace it for free!), and learn about all of the flooring we offer at Dalene Flooring.
School Mascot added to Mural on Gym Floor
Dalene Flooring had an opportunity to be included in a fun surprise for Barkhamsted elementary students by donating a new floor mural with featured their school’s mascot, “Spirit”, a soaring eagle.
Article by Kathyrn Boughton Republican-American
Armstrong Announces Dalene Flooring - Torrington as Elite Dealer
Dalene Flooring was announced as Armstrong World Industries, Inc. newest Elite showroom located in Torrington, Conn., to our four existing Elite showrooms.
“Dalene’s is known to have some of the best customer service around, and their prompt and professional installation is also lauded. Having a team like Dalene’s as part of the Armstrong Elite program is truly a mutually beneficial experience” said Stephen G. Staikos, national sales manager, strategic accounts, Armstrong World Industries, Inc.
Dalene Flooring was voted #1 Best in Flooring by Best of Hartford in 2014. This is the fourth consecutive year that Dalene Flooring has won #1 in flooring! We couldn’t be more pleased, thank you to all of our customers.
Better Connecticut - May 2014
Dalene Flooring was featured on Better Connecticut as we toured our customer’s new custom-built home. The flooring throughout their house was done exclusively by Dalene Flooring.
From the Armstrong American Hand-scraped Hardwood throughout the first floor, to the kitchen backsplash, their home featured gorgeous product from Dalene Flooring. We also did the Master bath tile and custom built shower, carpeting in the Master Bedroom and carpeting throughout the upstairs.
Uconn's new Basketball Development Center - 2014
Dalene Flooring is proud to count UConn as a valued customer as we complete projects that include Gampel Pavilion and the new practice facility, the Basketball Development Center, on UConn’s campus.
Over the past 24 years, UConn and Robbins have teamed up for not only their game floor, but several other recreational areas as well. And with the construction of a brand new 78,000 sq ft Basketball Development Center underway, the Huskies will be well equipped to continue their winning streak in the next basketball season.
The Basketball Development Center, which is scheduled to open this summer, will boast 24,000 sq ft of Robbins Bio-Channel Classic flooring installed by Robbins exclusive dealer in CT, Dalene Flooring.
We were able to work with our vendors to provide the flooring and floor installation throughout the home which was outfitted with tile, hardwood and vinyl planks. We’re proud to support our troops as they courageously fight to maintain our freedom and serve this country.
Dalene wins Showroom Excellence Award 2013
Dalene Flooring wins the 2013 Armstrong Elite Pinnacle Award for Showroom Excellence from Armstrong.
Showroom Excellence: Dalene Flooring Carpet One, South Windsor, Conn. Dalene Flooring has been providing quality flooring systems and exceptional value for over 60 years. Dalene Flooring has a multitude of flooring options with an unsurpassed selection. “Dalene has one of the strongest Armstrong-branded showrooms around,” added Staikos. “Not only are Armstrong and Bruce displays prominently featured, they also showcase Armstrong on the floor throughout their showroom. The showroom itself is a warm and inviting space – perfect for the consumer to select her ideal floor.”
Bona Teams Up With WNBA to Refinish School BB Court
In July, 2013, Dalene Flooring worked with Bona to refinish the school gym at Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School in New London, Conn. It was part of a charitable event with WNBA Cares, to dedicate a middle school basketball court during the WNBA All-star weekend.
CT Builder HBA Magazine - The Mill at Hopbrook- Summer 2013
An innovative mixed use project in Simbury, brings new life to The Mill at Hopbrook. This new project by Nelson Construction, incorporated 20 luxury town homes, 88 upscale apartments, a restaurant and office space. The Developer, Chris Nelson, used local suppliers including Dalene Flooring, whereever he could.
The flooring throughout this project was done by Dalene Flooring and we were happy to be part of revitalizing this part of Simsbury, CT
Better Connecticut - October 2013
Scott Haney, from Better Connecticut toured our newly remodeled Flooring Design Center in West Hartford, Connecticut on October 31, 2013.
#1 Best in Flooring - By Hartford Magazine 2012
Dalene Flooring was voted #1, Best in Flooring by Best of Hartford in 2012. This was our second year in a row that we were voted Best in Flooring.
Armstrong Elite Bronze Award Winner 2012
With 150 Elite Dealer showrooms nationwide, Armstrong has reached an important milestone and is instituting a special annual award to recognize the “Top Three Elite Retailers” in the country. Dalene Flooring was nominated for the Bronze Award Winner for Elite Showroom of the Year for 2012.
In an Armstrong Elite Showroom, customers find the largest selection of Armstrong samples in the industry’s premier display systems. Larger sample areas also are featured throughout the showroom to provide customers with a better idea of what the floor will look like in the home. As a requirement of this program, Elite Retailers go through extensive training that allows them to specialize in Armstrong product knowledge and installation expertise.