Any man who does not like dogs and want them about does not deserve to be in the White House, Coolidge once said.While security in the White House is undeniably top-notch, and presidents never leave without a full security detail, that didn't mean Truman wouldn't put his own touches on his own personal prison.In March 1948, Truman replaced the original awnings overlooking the south lawn with a balcony.I'd like to take better advantage of the view. I'm going to put a balcony there, the president reportedly said of the renovation.That probably shouldn't come as a surprise, considering the White House contains six levels, 32 rooms, 35 bathrooms, 412 doors, and 28 fireplaces.Read more: A look inside the White House, which has 132 rooms, a restaurant, and the offices of some of the most powerful people in the worldJack took both pride and interest in the rose garden. He wanted to know the varieties. He had ideas about the juxtaposition of colors, and if there were yellow leaves or other signs of distress he wanted to know what ought to be done and who would take care of it, Rose Kennedy wrote in Times to Remember.I must say I was a bit surprised, for I had never heard nor seen him demonstrate any interest in horticulture at home.Every evening, while I took a bath, one of the maids would come by and remove my clothes for laundering or dry cleaning. The bed would always be turned down. Five minutes after Ronnie came home and hung up his suit, it would disappear from the closet to be pressed, cleaned, or brushed, the former first lady wrote in her memoir My Turn.No wonder Ron used to call the White House an eight-star hotel, she continued.George said he knew this was going to be a job of decisions, but he didn't realize he was going to have to make a decision on what kind of rug to have in the Oval Office, Laura Bush told Architectural Digest. So he did what he thinks is the smart thing for a leader to do — he delegated it to me.George and I read in bed, Bush said of the bedroom's design, and so we're very aware of having good lamps. And I also have a mother-in-law who stays now in these guest bedrooms and will be perfectly frank about what she would like in the rooms and what she wouldn't.Read more: How the White House's decor has changed over the yearsWhen we're in town here in Washington, in the evenings, 6:30 we want to be at the dinner table with our kids and I want to be helping with the homework, he said, according to the Obama Foundation.However, President Obama also described the lacking Wi-Fi in the giant house and the many dead spots that frustrated his two daughters.We found gold behind the walls, which I always knew. Renovations are grand, he told Time.Trump also added a crystal chandelier to the room, joking, I made a contribution to the White House.