Updated: Jun 21, 2019
The standard in moving should always include protection for your flooring whether it be carpet or hardwood. Most reputable moving company will carry 'floor runners' or 'carpet runners' of varying sizes, although most commonly the 15 ft long runners.
Purpose and use
Runners help with more than just keeping you carpets clean, they ensure:
A non-slip surface for movers
scratch proof area
easy transitioning between indoor and outdoors
A visible runways to stay clear of
Made of a polyurethane material on top and a rubber backing, these runners are essential for moving.