Hose covers and brackets are for your central vacuum are the accessories you need to have a perfect central vacuum cleaner in place. Indeed, why leave you hose hanging loose when you could put on a bracket, where it is easy to put and take off. Same thing for the hose cover. Why strip or chip your furniture and molding while working your way with the hose? You can tuck your hose in the sock in two minutes. Johnny Vac has the best hose sock on the market. Don't wait anymore!