Bed Frames To Prevent Bed Bugs. Seal box springs in an appropriate zippered encasement to prevent bedbugs hiding inside from escaping; While bed bugs can live in close to any material, metal bed frames are far less appealing than wooden frames.
You may not be able to prevent yourself from picking up bed bugs somewhere random, but you can control who comes into your home. Inspect and clean the bed frame and headboard or footboard to eliminate any bed bugs or eggs. You could have a bed bug trying to get up to your bedding, and the bed bug will stop in its tracks when it hits the metal bed frame.