they cant live in a air mattress because they have to be able to get in it. if your having a problem with bedbugs while sleeping on a air mattress, its because you possibly have them in the sheets
There are mattress encasement that are certified bed bug sealed, it will keep them out of the cracks and crevices. It will not prevent them from crawling up on the air mattress through. It will not prevent them from crawling up on the air mattress through.
Bedbugged! is a weekly column by journalist and bed bug survivor Theresa Braine. For more, click here.By fall 2009, I was sick of sleeping on the air mattress that had been my bed since shortly after my June bedbug discovery. Essentially I was sleeping on the floor.
Bed bugs and their eggs are most likely hiding in or on your mattress, box spring and pillows, which is why you need certified bed bug proof mattress encasements. Our bed bug encasements from SafeRest are used to protect and seal off the mattress and box spring while preventing bed bugs from entering, escaping, or feeding through its proprietary non-vinyl fabric.
The whole room had to be treated for bed bugs. They can live in any crack or crevice near the bed, including baseboards, dressers, etc. There's nothing special about the mattress. So, I doubt a bed bug would be comfortable inside of the air mattress, but that is completely irrelevant, since they don't just live in the mattress.
Acting fast will help you get your bed bug problem under control before it becomes a full-blown infestation. Using a variety of techniques is the only way to get rid of bed bugs. Most importantly, use a vinyl mattress cover, clean frequently, and experiment with a variety of chemical treatments.