Best Bed Bug Mattress Encasement Cover

In this round-up article, we’ve feature some of the best bed bug mattress and spring box encasement cover. We’ve also included some of the best bed bug pillow protector.

If you wake up with strange bites over your exposed body parts that wasn’t there when you went to bed, or find fecal stains on your mattress that wasn’t there previously, the chances of bed bug problem on your mattress is high.

Why buy a mattress encasement?

Mattresses and bedding are some of the best places for bed bugs to live because of the accessibility to blood and body heat. A bed bug proof mattress encasement will completely block off the passage of bed bugs to and from the mattress, serving both as a treatment and prevention.

On top of protecting from bed bugs, these protective mattress cover as also ideal for:

  • People with pets on the bed.
  • People who enjoys eating and drinking on the bed.
  • People with expensive mattress still covered by warranty (yup, stains will void mattress warranties).
  • People who stays in hostels, hotels or motels often.

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1) SafeRest Premium Mattress Encasement Cover

Brand: SafeRest

The SafeRest premium bed bug mattress cover has been lab tested and certified for blocking entry and escape f bed bugs, and its bed bug bite proof.

It features hypoallergenic cotton terry fabric which results in a no-noise and soft bed sheet protector. Terrycloth is  fabric that absorbs fluids naturally thanks to the loops its made out of. This fabric allows passing of heat and air, resulting in a cool and dry bed surface.

It’s patented 360° secure zipper design provides full protection of the mattress on all 6-sides, and the end zipper traveler are sealed with Velcro flap. It’s Micro-zipper helps blocks out all stages of bed bugs, preventing even entry  from the zippers teeth to the mattress.

The exclusive 100% waterproof membrane layer also safeguards the mattress against fluids and stains. Which makes it ideal for users with kids, pets, allergies, asthma or incontinence.

Every purchase is backed with a full replacement 10-year product warranty.

  • 360° closure (with velcro flap)
  • Micro-zipper
  • Easy cleaning (machine washable)
  • Waterproof surface
  • Elastic side skirt
  • Free of vinyl, PVC, phthalates
  • 10 year warranty
  • Not very easy to remove for washing

Tip: Wash sheet before sleeping on it for the first time.

Note: Do not iron and do not dry clean.

>> Available in these sizes: Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King, California King

2) LUCID Premium Hypoallergenic 100% Waterproof Mattress Protector

Brand: Lucid

The LUCID Premium Hypoallergenic Mattress Protector features a thick, full-length elastic skirt and deep pockets that keeps the protector tightly in place, also making it easy to put on and remove for laundering.

It is quiet, made with super-thin and vinyl-free waterproof membrane material that’s breathable while blocking liquids, dust mites and allergens. It’s top surface is made of terry fabric which does not change the feel of the mattress, yet provides an excellent top-of-mattress protection.

It fits on mattresses with thickness of up to 22 inches and has tiny pores that allow air to pass for breath-ability and a comfortable sleep temperature.

  • Vinyl-free
  • 100% Waterproof protection
  • 15 year warranty
  • Machine washable & dry-able
  • Easy to remove for cleaning
  • Not fully covered

Tip: Use hot water when using machine washing and tumble dry low.

Note: Do not use bleach. Air dry instead of using iron or send for dry cleaning.

>> Available in these sizes: Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King, California King

3) Zippered Encasement Breathable Mattress Protector

The Zippered bed bug encasement by Linenspa is a lightweight and quiet waterproof mattress cover made with vinyl free materials (safe for kids and pets).

It’s machine washable encasement has a zippered closure that fully encases mattress to form a reliable barrier against bed bugs, dust mites and allergens.

It fits on mattresses of up to 12″ deep and has a soft and smooth surface that ensures no crinkling sound or plastic feel.

  • Vinyl-free
  • Waterproof
  • Machine washable
  • Breathable Fabric
  • Zipper encasement
  • 10 year warranty
  • Not very easy to remove for washing

>> Available in these sizes: Twin, Twin XL, Full, Full XL, Queen, King, California King

>> Linenspa also has a bed bug proof pillow cover (featured below).

4) SureGuard Zippered Mattress Encasement

Brand: SureGuard

This waterproof bed bug mattress encasement by SureGuard is independently lab tested and Greenguard Gold certified to be bed bug proof and blocks out common allergens (like mold, pollen, dust mites, pet dander and mildew).

Its terry top is 100% cotton, which helps keep the surface soft and noiseless while staying dry and retains the feel of the mattress. Using advanced membrane, this encasement repels water while allowing heat and air to flow through, keeping the bed cool and dry (perfect for memory foam).

This zippered encasement fits mattresses with depths of 9 – 12 inches and features fine zipper with Invisi-Zip and SureSeal technology that completely seals off the mattress from bed bugs.

  • Thin & light-weight
  • Zippered encasement
  • Nice stretch-tight fit when in place
  • Super fine zipper
  • 10 year warranty
  • Simple to clean (machines washable)
  • Free from Vinyl, PVC, Phthalate
  • Lab-tested
  • Greenguard Gold certified
  • Takes some time to dry after wash

Tip: Be patient when putting the enclosement. Best to seek help for this.

Tip 2: Do not turn the case inside out when washing (this will help maintain the effectiveness of the encasement).

Note: Do not bleach, iron, or dry clean.

>> Also check out: SureGuard Pillow Protectors & Box Spring Encasement.

>> Available in these sizes: Twin, Twin XL, Full, Full XL, Queen, King, California King

>> Also available in Crib size version

5) SLEEP TITE Bed Bug Proof Lab-certified Mattress Protector

The Sleep Tite bed bug encasement by Malouf is lab-certified for it’s bed bug protection. It’s vinyl-free and contains 100% polyester that makes the surface smooth, quiet and feels like cloth instead of plastic.

What makes this product unique from the rest is that the top portion can be unzipped and removed for laundering. It offers full 6 sided bed bug protector by encasing the entire mattress and it’s deep pocket design fits mattresses with depths ranging from 6 – 22 inches.

It’s patented liquid-proof membrane offers 100 percent waterproof protection to help preserves mattress and blocks bed bugs, dust mites and shield out liquids and allergens.

  • Easy to put and remove
  • Waterproof
  • 15 year warranty
  • Lab-certified
  • Easy top removal for washing
  • Full enclosure
  • Available in many sizes
  • Might be slightly loose for smaller mattresses

>> Available in these sizes: Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, California Queen, King, California King, Split Cal King, Split King

6) Premium Bed Bug Proof Box Spring Encasement Cover

Brand: Utopia Bedding

The Utopia Bedding box spring mattress cover is made with extra thick synthetic polyester material with bite proof and escape proof qualities that ensures that bed bugs cannot bite through.

It’s quality stitching provides extra durability and makes it tear-resistant while the knitted polyester fabric offers enough stretchability for easy installation and fitting.

The waterproof TPU backing (polyurethane membrane) allows moisture and heat to pass through while blocking out liquid, fluids, stains, and other bacteria.

The zippered encasement completely encloses the mattress and features Velcro zip guard to ensure the zipper is completely sealed.

  • Velcro cover
  • Vinyl-free
  • Waterproof
  • Full coverage
  • Free from Vinyl, PVC, Phthalates
  • Might be too big for smaller mattresses

Note: Ensure to unzip the encasement with the waterproof backing facing inside.

>> Available in these sizes: Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King, California King

Best Bed Bug Pillow Cover

LINENSPA Zippered Bed Bug Proof Breathable Pillow Protector

>> Available in these sizes: Standard, Queen & King

UltraBlock Hypoallergenic & Bed Bug Proof Zippered Pillow Cover (pack of 2)

>> Available in these sizes: Standard, RV Short Queen & King


Similar to bed bug traps, mattress encasements don’t actually KILL bed bug, but acts as a protective layer against the bed bugs for you and your mattress.

When it comes to bed bugs and allergens, you can never be too safe. Investing in a good bed-bug proof encasement can go a long way and most importantly (in our opinion), helps you sleep much better at night.  

Over to you… Have you tried using encasement protectors for your mattress or bedding at home? Or will you be investing in one?