Savannah and its surrounding towns are full of gorgeous historic homes. They are pieces of the past that we desperately hold onto as we try to incorporate them into our modern living. Unfortunately, with these historic homes, there’s a chance the interior or exterior paint is lead-based. Keeping these homes historically accurate is very important, but lead-based paint is dangerous to those who enter the house, whether it be the people who live there or people on tours. Because people are resistant to changing their historic building, they often ask, “Why is lead-based paint so dangerous?” “What can it do to my health?” “How can I fix it?” and more. Here are some of the most asked questions about lead paint.