Best Choice: Human Bed Bug Bait or the NightWatch?

A bed bug article in the New York Times mentions the NightWatch bed bug detection device. The device mimics a human and entices the bed bugs to it from 90 feet away. Not only do you avoid getting bitten but you have proof that bed bugs actually exist in your home and therefore you have a good reason to call a pest exterminator.  It’s recommended the device be placed where you sleep.

The New York Time bed bug article had a shocking bit of information. What am I referring to? Some people have been hiring a human being to sleep in their apartment to see if they get bitten by bed bugs! Perhaps two years of experience is required. No mention if you get a million dollars or just a firm handshake and a Martini.

Since some people don’t show a skin reaction to bed bug bites perhaps the prospective employees must prove they do indeed get horrible itchy welts before they are hired. If the temporary employee gets bed bug bites I suppose the apartment owner can recommend him to another apartment owner with some high praise. Oh my. Perhaps purchasing a NightWatch bed bug detection device is the more rational choice.