For 2 to 6 per square foot, you can expect to get a basic design with one layer of stain polished to a beautiful sheen. For 5 to 8 per square foot, you can expect some more design elements, scoring, and perhaps more than one type of coloring for your floor.
What was more surprising was that cementbased backer boards were available when this home was built and this green board use reflects a costcutting measure that is usually a mistake. The right backer board for wet or dry areas. Tile can be set just about anywhere, most commonly on floors and walls.