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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.

 

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Testimonials

  • Chris fixed a problem weve been having repeatedly for years.  He's the first plumber who pointed out our recirculation system is runnign 24/7.  Thank you.

    Amy S.

  • Chris and his assistant Thomas did an excellent job, they were very professional, cleaned up well after the work.  Thanks for doing a great job!

    Gary and Barbara S.

  • John did an outstanding job of finding the right color and size of toilet and was efficient, conscientious and professional.  Thank you

    D. Shultz

  • Matt performed the work very well and saved me extra time and money by discovering a minor problem with my dishwasher while he was there.

    Tyrone P.

  • Matt and Thomas were very helpful.  Theey opened our drain lines when when no other company could.

    K N Larson

  • We are very impressed with all the aspects of the service call.

    Tom and Jan S.

  • Blake was very professional and did a great job!

    Kathy M.

  •  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 company. He was a total professional to work with, very polite and easy to communicate with. I can't thank you enough for helping me out with this. I already recommend Drake to any of my family or friends, but after this experience, my referral will be more of a mandate :). Your employees are just as pleasant to work with as you and Amanda. Thanks again, I sincerely appreciate you.    James G.

    James G.

  •  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 both sides have been honest, friendly and efficient. Thanks Mike! I'll always be happy to recommend Drake Mechanical to anyone who needs service.

    Duane M.

  •  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.

    Carol W.

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