The 10 Best Bed Bug Mattress Protectors
This wiki has been updated 8 times since it was first published in November of 2018. Although they produce telltale signs like itchy bites, stains, and debris, bed bugs are, in fact, smart, elusive creatures that are difficult to wipe out once you have them. These mattress protectors are an effective way to thwart infestations or prevent them in the first place. You want one that forms a secure seal to keep out critters and help you sleep comfortably. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. If you'd like to contribute your own research to the Wiki, please get started by reviewing this introductory video.
November 19, 2018:
Most of these models now come with a more secure zipper, held closed by a tie and/or a fabric flap. They all zip up on three sides, for easy application when the mattress is stood upright. There are sturdy options in both cotton and polyester, depending on one’s personal fabric preference.