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