Bed bugs cannot jump or fly, so they must climb up to reach you. Elevating the mattress using a bed frame limits the access points. Do not sleep on the floor or an air mattress.Click to see full answer. Then, can bed bugs get on an air mattress?While air mattresses are unlikely to harbor bed bugs, they aren’t always bed-bug-free sleeping solutions. The flocked top or sides of an air mattress can provide attractive hiding spots for bed bugs and their eggs.Likewise, can you put an air mattress in the dryer? It’s best to avoid placing your Air Mattress in the Washing Machine or the Dryer. Especially the dryer! The dryer can damage the materials of the air mattress and it could also damage your washer or dryer too. It’s best to wash these things outside with the garden hose and let the sun air dry it. In respect to this, how do I keep bed bugs from climbing up my bed? Move the bed away from the wall, so that bed bugs can’t get onto the bed by climbing up the wall. Put cups, bowls or store bought interceptor devices under all of the legs of your bed. Dust the insides of the bowls or interceptors with talcum powder.Can bed bugs live in an air conditioner?Bed bugs have been found in hollow doors and in ceiling light fixtures and smoke detectors. Heating units, air conditioners and ducts provide hiding places as well. For more information you can download All About Bed Bugs from WoodGreen Community Services.