It won’t be easy because cars are narrow and it’s difficult to move in it. Even if you find bed bugs on somewhere inside your car, you can’t just get rid of your seats or mats.
What you must do is to get rid of bed bugs while you keep using your car. There are two main stages for getting rid of them in a car:
Use a powerful vacuum cleaner and get all bed bugs in it. Make sure you get in all holes, cracks and deep corners.
Clean inside your car with detergent cloth carefully.
Steps above are what you can do by yourself. But whatever you do, you will probably not be able to reach every single crack or hole where bed bugs keep hiding.
So, the best way, according to me is to use a heater. A bed bug steamer or heat machine will have better results.
It’s going to be easy to heat inside the car to kill bed bugs for a heat machine. You can buy or hire one.
A better way is to hire a professional pest controller to do this for you, if you have a budget for this.
What if you can’t get rid of bed bugs in your car
Having bed bugs in a car brings a risk with it: You can carry them into your home by your clothes or body.
Believe me, it will be a bigger problem when you have bed bugs at home. So, if you haven’t got any bed bugs in your home and you realize that you have in your car, after some try, getting rid of the car itself may be the best way.
You must always think of selling your car after a bed bug invasion. So not forget to say the reason you sell your car to the buyer.
Bed bugs vs cars
Can bed bugs live in your car? Yes, they can. What you should worry is how to get rid of them.
When you have bed bugs at home, using chemicals or homemade remedies are recommended for some cases.
But it’s going to be dangerous to use chemicals in a narrow area such as a car and homemade remedies like using diatomaceous earth or borax will limit your moves in the car.
Be sure that hiring a professional pest expert will be the best option. A powerful heater used by an exterminator will help you get rid of bed bugs.
You can check posts below to see how borax and diatomaceous earth are used for bed bugs: