Chris and some of the other guys continue touring rooms. Chris interviews that he was "extremely confident" about the task, because he apparently has some relevant expertise in "renovating homes." Or some experience he hopes is relevant, or something. John mentions that they really don't need to agonize over which ceilings are bad, because if they have the ceilings popcorned, they'll just have them all done. Yeah, the popcorning doesn't take so long. It's ugly, but fast. (You can imagine me looking up at my popcorny ceiling right now. I could achieve the same effect with Elmer's Glue and oatmeal in about six minutes.)
Meanwhile, some of the Net Worth women head for Target, where they'll be picking up pillows and blankets. Brian talks to a contractor about adding a wall. A wall? Oy. He informs us that he's so hot at negotiating with contractors that "every one of [his] teammates" should take it as "an education." It's a shame he doesn't think more highly of himself. We see that Brian is telling the contractor that they're going with fourteen new toilets and fourteen new vanities. Craig looks on with surprise. Craig interviews that he wasn't sure where the idea of replacing all the toilets came from. Craig tries to tell Brian that they don't need new toilets; they just need new seats. Seriously, when was the last time you looked carefully at the non-seat portion of your motel toilet, provided it wasn't rusted or dirty? I would so much rather have an in-room coffeemaker, I can't even tell you. He also points out in his interview that Brian's approach meant throwing out a lot of work that Chris and John and Craig had done, checking on exactly which room needed what. Brian, instead, is opting for a "blanket purchase," like he's being the big man and everything. "You can't renovate units and not get new toilets," Brian flatly declares. I would love to hear what he thinks the likelihood is of a guest giving fewer stars because there isn't a new toilet. Because if you ask me, he forgot how they were being judged. It's not by Trump, or by general construction standards. It's by guest reviews. And guests will not know the difference between a new toilet and an old one, unless the old one is extremely disgusting, which these are not. They need seats, and that's all. Nobody's licking the outside of the pedestal, Brian.