Glass tiles are no longer just the clear glass squares of the past, these tiles come in a variety of size, shapes and colors. They bring a very different finish to a room due to their striking appearance. Glass tiles are typically found in the outdoors or in commercial buildings. Residentially they are frequently used in kitchens, bathrooms and pool areas. It is a durable flooring option that can withstand the outdoor weather elements and has a very striking appearance. It is a smooth and dirt resistant tile that is fairly simple to maintain. Since glass tile resists water and dirt, it makes sense that it is commonly used in areas high risk of exposure to both these elements. The resistance to water is good for the durability of the tile since the water won't absorb and damage the flooring however, the pooling water above the surface creates quite the safety hazard. Glass Tiles are very slippery when wet so it is extremely important to put a slip resistant coating on them.