Boise: 208-362-6200
Meridian: 208-887-1878
Nampa: 208-468-9919
Caldwell: 208-468-9919

The Drake family has been taking care of your plumbing, heating and air conditioning needs in the Treasure Valley since 1909.  Drake Mechanical is the only five generation plumbing, heating and air conditioning company in the Treasure Valley and is still family owned and operated.  Drake Mechanical has been serving the Treasure Valley from Plumbing in Boise, to Heating  and  furnace work in Meridian, wet side cooling and Air Conditioning work in Eagle, Boilers in Nampa, to drain cleaning and new plumbing fixtures in Caldwell and beyond.  One owner of Drake Mechanical is Rick Drake who began his plumbing career under the careful instruction of his father and grandfather, Rick Drake runs Drake Mechanical with his sister Judy Chivers and have benefited from their father’s vast knowledge of the plumbing, heating, and air conditioning trades. They continue to adhere to the traditional values of honesty and integrity set forth by past generations.

Prior to taking care of plumbing, heating and air conditioning the Drake Family came to Boise in the mid 1800's and were a major part of home steading the Treasure Valley.  In 1909 they started Drake and Sons Plumbing and Heating, and in 1978 Dick Drake and Rick Drake Branched off from Drake Plumbing and started Drake Mechanical which has become the number one plumbing, heating and air conditioning service and installation shop in the Treasure Valley, Drake Mechanical is built on trust, integrity, quality service and our reputation for making sure that you-the customer is taken care of from start to finish and are completely satisfied.

The Drake family has created a loyal customer base with their quality products and quality work ethic – the backbone of the business. We currently employ certified journeyman and apprentices and hand-select each employee according to their skill level, dependability, professionalism and, most importantly, their integrity.

Generation after generation, The Drake’s have been serving all of the Treasure Valley since 1909. 4th and 5th generations Rick, his sister Judy and Rick’s son Nick are all hard at work in the families plumbing, heating and air conditioning business to ensure that you receive the same personal care and attention that Drake Mechanical has come to be known for.

Meet the Office Team


Rick Drake, CEO
Rick oversees the everyday affairs of the 30+ employee operation.  He currently Holds the HVAC contractors license for the State of Idaho, and the Plumbing and HVAC contractors licenses for the state of Oregon.

Judy Chivers, Secretary/Treasurer
Judy’s attention to detail assures that the duties in the office will be handled with care from beginning to end.

Nick Drake, President / New Commercial Project Manager / Estimator / New Business Development
Rick’s son Nick has jumped into the family business with both feet. Nick started working for his dad at the age of 10 and has continued to work at Drake Mechanical ever since.  From starting with washing trucks and cleaning the shop to becoming a laborer and then going on to start plumbing school after graduation from Borah high school he has gotten to learn the plumbing, heating and air conditioning business from the ground up.  Nick Received his Journeyman Plumbing license in 2001, received his Plumbing Contractors license with the state of Idaho in 2005, Contractors license in the State of North Dakota in 2011, and currently runs the new construction and remodel side of the business from Estimating to Project Management.    Nick has since taken on handling the marketing and business development as well along with overseeing a lot of the day by day operation of the business.

Fred Roberts, New Commercial Project Manager / HVAC Estimator  
Fred has been involved in the dry side HVAC business for 34 years. He started as a shop hand when he was a teenager, worked his way through a 4 year apprenticeship program to become a skilled sheet metal journeyman, a field foreman, shop foreman and spent 12 years as a sheet metal apprentice instructor. He then moved on to become an estimator & project manager, estimating and managing HVAC projects both public & private up to 2 million. Fred has now joined the team of experts at Drake Mechanical to help sell and manage a wide range of projects with his emphasis on sheet metal & dry side HVAC projects.

 

Customer Testimonials

 I called Shane at 2:19 to confirm that someone would be at the house at 2:30 to let him in. To my surprise, he was already done with the job and had put the stickers in the house. Not only was he not late, he was early and and finished before he was even supposed to be there. I've never had that kind of experience with any serviceman from any c...

 Just wanted to say that your service tech Mike Hayes here in Boise just installed a new outdoor AC unit for us, and he couldn't have been nicer. He got us the best deal possible and he and his assistant did excellent work, and got it done pretty quickly. I'm super happy with the service I got. I've dealt with Drake for plumbing and AC now and b...

 I appreciate the prompt air conditioning service in Boise during the middle of a heat wave.  Jim was very nice and he explained the problem.  Thank you.

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So, a couple weeks ago I found out that I had a water line leak (outrageous water bill). Ugh.... I live in an old house and to say the least some of the plumbing is suspect and extremely difficult if not almost impossible to get to. With that I can't say enough for the service I got from Blake at Drake Mechanical! He had to rework the main shuto...

 Our company has contracted with Drake Mechanical on two separate jobs. John Wright has been assigned to both issues. John should teach a class on customer service! His attention to detail, and technical expertise, (not to mention customer service), are among the best that I have experienced. I will not ...

 I really feel it is because of the Ecobee thermostats that I have been able to really shave off unnecessary HVAC use easily and on a regular basis.  (Boys and Girls Club of Boise saved $500 dollars this December over December of last year on natural gas)

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 I was pleased with Laurens extra efforts in getting our furnace repair done in a timely manner.

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 I have been using Drake Mechanical since 1986.  Always satisfied with the service.

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 Jason did an outstanding job.  Very polite and professional.  I referred my grandaughter to Drake's and everyone else I know! You all are great!  

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 Laren was very well spoken, clear and informative.  He checked everything very thoroughly.  I will definitely use Drake Mechanical again.  Thank you.

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 It was very good of Patrick to come out and install our new water heater when most other people were closed.  He was pleasant and we will use Drake's again.

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Everyone at Drake's did an outstanding job for me, especially Dillon who fixed my plumbing problem in the kitchen. I would call them at anytime to help me....

 I am thankful for the help that Drake Mechanical gave me. In the middle of the night. I had a severe flooding at my home, and within no time they were there to solve the problem.

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 Thank you for explaining the problems so clearly.  It really influenced my decision greatly.

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 Thank you for your generous support of the Boys and Girls club of Nampa Gala and Community day silent auction.  This community event and its record success is a tribute to the unselfish and unfailing support of people like you.  Your support of Nampa kids means a great deal not only to them, but also to us.  We look forward to our continued par...

Brian was very pleasant and courteous.  He did a very thourough job on our furnace!

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 Excellent speed!  The staff was good to deal with and efficient.  I'm happy.  I'll  keep your # and will recomend you to others!

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Excellent Service!!!

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 Mike was awesome!  He explained things very well and did a great job!  Thanks

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 I can't thank you enough for sponsoring a food and items drive on our behalf.  All of us at The Good Samaritan Home are so appreciative of your support.  

Sincerely,
Julie Zicaro

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5551 West Gowen Road
Boise , Idaho , 83709
(208) 362-6200

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Caldwell , Idaho , 83605
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