Consider upgrading to a Low Voltage Hose for a few dollars more.
The Low Voltage Hose features:
*Note: Eureka Vacuum is a registered trademark of Electrolux, not M.D. Manufacturing, Inc. Products sold by M.D. Manufacturing, Inc. are not from Eureka Vacuum but are designed to complement a Eureka Central Vacuum. Therefore, parts and products carry warranties from MD Manufacturing and not Eureka Vacuum and thus may alter the warranty provided by Eureka Vacuum.