What is the Best Direct Vent Fireplace in 2019?

This is a tough call because there are a lot of quality fireplace manufacturers out there to choose from. From Majestic, Kingsman, Napoleon, Superior, Empire fireplaces. The list goes on. The most common size of gas direct vent fireplace sold is a 36”. This is the size we will be looking at for the best direct vent fireplace.

What do people look for in a fireplace?

People want a fireplace that has an attractive fire. They want options to fit their décor. With architectural styles changing more and more people are looking for contemporary fireplaces. They also want options in how they can control their fire.

The Napoleon X36 Fireplace utilizes Napoleon’s PHAZER log set to create an attractive fire. 26,000 BTUs is enough to provide an attractive flame and provide a good amount of heat without being too powerful where it cannot be used for longer periods of time.

The X36 comes standard with a simple black screen barrier but has many front options to fit a multitude of home styles:

Fireplace Styles

The X36 comes standard with the Napoleon PHAZER log set:


The PHAZER log set can also be replaced with a wide variety of fire media options:

Media Options

The Napoleon X36 can be operated with simply an on off switch. There are also ON/OFF and Thermostatic remotes:


For the person that likes to be able to control their devices with their phone, Napoleon has an app that allows you to control your fireplace right from your phone.

Mobile Controls

All of these features and choices are why Napoleon’s X36 fireplace is the fireplace to buy for your project this year.

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