Hose sock is a protective cover for the central vacuum hose. Hose sock prevents scratches, dents, chips and scruff marks caused by the central vacuum hose rubbing against interior contents of the home. Hose Sock protects banisters, walls furniture, floors, wall coverings and mouldings. Hose sock is made from a very durable and washable soft material containing a small percentage of lycra which gives it enough elasticity to fit snugly around the hose. Hose sock is also available in the standard 30 foot length.