Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Business Combination (Details Textual)

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Business Combination (Details Textual) - USD ($)
$ / shares in Units, $ in Thousands
1 Months Ended 5 Months Ended 7 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Jul. 20, 2016
Jul. 19, 2016
Dec. 31, 2016
Jul. 19, 2016
Dec. 31, 2016
Dec. 31, 2015
Jul. 31, 2014
Business Acquisition [Line Items]              
Business Acquisition, Goodwill, Expected Tax Deductible Amount   $ 10,500   $ 10,500      
Share-based Compensation     $ 0 1,500      
Common Stock, Shares, Outstanding     7,454,491   7,454,491    
Common Stock, Par or Stated Value Per Share     $ 0.0001   $ 0.0001    
Class of Warrant or Right, Outstanding     4,665,676   4,665,676   4,798,000
Stock Issued During Period, Shares, New Issues 2,200,005            
Increase In intangible Amortisaiton Expense         $ 79    
Increase In Depreciation Expense         $ 30    
Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Expiration Period         15 years    
Stock Repurchased During Period, Shares         2,800,000    
Stock Redeemed or Called During Period, Value     $ 39,960   $ 28,000    
Stock Redeemed or Called During Period, Shares         3,995,919    
Merger Warrants [Member]              
Business Acquisition [Line Items]              
Class of Warrant or Right, Exercise Price of Warrants or Rights     $ 12.50   $ 12.50    
Business Acquisition, Number Of Warrants Issued 666,670            
Class of Warrant or Right, Outstanding     666,670   666,670    
Additional Merger Warrants [Member]              
Business Acquisition [Line Items]              
Class of Warrant or Right, Exercise Price of Warrants or Rights     $ 11.50   $ 11.50    
Business Acquisition, Number Of Warrants Issued 1,000,006            
Class of Warrant or Right, Outstanding     1,000,006   1,000,006    
Affiliates [Member]              
Business Acquisition [Line Items]              
Common Stock, Shares, Outstanding 1,743,000            
Common Stock, Par or Stated Value Per Share $ 7.66            
Affiliates [Member] | Merger Warrants [Member]              
Business Acquisition [Line Items]              
Class of Warrant or Right, Exercise Price of Warrants or Rights $ 12.50            
Warrant Expiration Term 7 years            
Business Acquisition, Number Of Warrants Issued 529,101            
Class Of Warrant Or Right, Warrants Par Value $ 0.63            
Affiliates [Member] | Additional Merger Warrants [Member]              
Business Acquisition [Line Items]              
Class of Warrant or Right, Exercise Price of Warrants or Rights $ 11.50            
Warrant Expiration Term 5 years            
Class Of Warrant Or Right, Warrants Par Value $ 0.50            
Class of Warrant or Right, Outstanding 793,651            
Non Affiliates [Member]              
Business Acquisition [Line Items]              
Common Stock, Shares, Outstanding 457,005            
Common Stock, Par or Stated Value Per Share $ 9.01            
Non Affiliates [Member] | Merger Warrants [Member]              
Business Acquisition [Line Items]              
Class of Warrant or Right, Exercise Price of Warrants or Rights $ 12.50            
Warrant Expiration Term 7 years            
Business Acquisition, Number Of Warrants Issued 137,569            
Class Of Warrant Or Right, Warrants Par Value $ 1.13            
Non Affiliates [Member] | Additional Merger Warrants [Member]              
Business Acquisition [Line Items]              
Class of Warrant or Right, Exercise Price of Warrants or Rights $ 11.50            
Warrant Expiration Term 5 years            
Class Of Warrant Or Right, Warrants Par Value $ 0.98            
Class of Warrant or Right, Outstanding 206,355            
Selling, General and Administrative Expenses [Member]              
Business Acquisition [Line Items]              
Business Acquisition, Transaction Costs     $ 100   $ 100    
1347 Capital Corp [Member]              
Business Acquisition [Line Items]              
Business Acquisition, Transaction Costs   5,900   5,900      
Predecessor [Member]              
Business Acquisition [Line Items]              
Share-based Compensation   $ 1,500   $ 1,349   $ 0  
Limbach [Member]              
Business Acquisition [Line Items]              
Payments to Acquire Businesses, Gross $ 32,396            
Business Acquisition, Number Of Warrants Issued 666,670            
Limbach [Member] | Predecessor [Member]              
Business Acquisition [Line Items]              
Additional Cash Paid For Consideration $ 600            
Additional Share Based Compensation 600            
Payments to Acquire Businesses, Gross $ 33,000