Quality fire sprinkler inspection and testing

About Us
16 years of Excellent Service

Ohio Valley Sprinkler Inspections Inc. (OVSI) was formed December 2001 by Larry Neale when he saw a need for a company that specializes in performing fire sprinkler inspections.

Since then OVSI has grown to continually service customers in Central and Southern Indiana, Central and Southern Illinois, and Western Kentucky regions.

Ohio Valley Sprinkler Inspections Inc. is devoted to taking care of the needs of our customers by providing quality and reasonably priced fire sprinkler inspection and testing programs.

Quarterly, Semi-annual, Annual, Five Year Internal Pipe Inspections and Annual Backflow Testing are offered by OVSI as determined by NFPA standards, State and Local Fire Department Requirements and your insurance company.

Regular Inspection and testing of your fire sprinkler system may lower your premiums and keep your building out of a potential hazardous rating.

Once OVSI has determined the status of your system, we will make any necessary recommendations and can offer services for improvements or repairs to correct any deficiencies on your Fire Sprinkler System.


  • System inspected according to NFPA-25 standards on a yearly, semi-annual, quarterly, or monthly basis. NFPA-25 five year scope requirements such as gauge replacements and internal pipe inspections will be offered and managed through OVSI inspection program.
  • Check piping for mechanical damage, loose hangers, and leaks where it is possible to do so.
  • The fire department Siamese connection is checked to see if it is free of debris and that it has the proper caps and gaskets.
  • Main drain test performed – involves a full flow through the system’s main drain with the static and residual pressures recorded.
  • Water will be flowed through the inspector’s test valve to ensure proper delivery through the system.
  • Test all alarms including the flow switches, motor gongs, pressure alarms.
  • Antifreeze loop, if present, will be tested for proper mixture of water and antifreeze.
  • Fire Pump, if present, jockey and main pressure starts. Annual full flow performance test. ( Electric and Diesel )
  • Sprinkler heads are checked for obvious mechanical damage, corrosion, paint, leaks, and any other factor that may impair proper function.
  • Ensure proper sprinkler head application and head temperature rating.
        Identify any recalled sprinkler heads.
        Check for proper storage height for sprinkler heads.
  • Tag and date riser for Fire Marshall and insurance agency.
  • A two page report of the status of the fire sprinkler system is provided.
       Complete all necessary forms and supply copies to building occupant.

  • An annual trip test of the dry pipe valve will be performed after which the valve and interior (clapper, latching devices, and facing) will be inspected, cleaned and returned to service.    
  • Air and water pressure gauges will be tested for proper operation.
  • Quick opening devices (accelerators) will be checked for proper operation.
  • All low points will be drained.


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