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